Jay Hunt, Controller BBC One announced today that Darcey Bussell will join Strictly Come Dancing for its glittering new series this autumn.
Retired Royal Ballet Principal dancer Darcey Bussell will appear as guest judge towards the end of Strictly’s run, adding her unique world-class dancing take on the performances. Darcey will also appear on It Takes Two, more details to be announced.
Jay Hunt, Controller BBC One said: “Darcey has impeccable credentials as a dancer and as a guest judge, she will bring an exciting new dimension to the last few weeks of the Strictly competition.”
Darcey Bussell added: “It is a real pleasure to have been invited to join Strictly Come Dancing. It is a fantastic show and I’m looking forward to getting to know the dancers and being part of the excitement.”
Strictly Come Dancing returns for its seventh fabulous series this autumn. These changes are part of the new format of this year’s show, more will be revealed later in the year.