Sep 022013

Strictly Come Dancing 2013 – the full line-up

Abbey Clancy: model turned TV presenter, wife of former England footballer Peter Crouch

Ashley Taylor Dawson: actor and singer best known as Darren Osborne in Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks

Ben Cohen: England rugby union World Cup winner turned anti-bullying campaigner

Dave Myers: one half of the TV celebrity chef pairing (with Simon King) The Hairy Bikers

Deborah Meaden: investor and Dragons’ Den star estimated to be worth £40m

Fiona Fullerton: actor known for her role as a KGB spy in the 1985 James Bond film, A View to a Kill

Julien Macdonald: former British fashion designer of the year and judge on reality TV show Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model

Mark Benton: actor whose credits include Murphy’s Law, Waterloo Road and the stage musical Hairspray

Natalie Gumede: actor who starred as Kirsty Soames in Coronation Street, leaving the ITV soap earlier this year

Patrick Robinson: actor who recently returned to BBC1’s Casualty after 17 years away from the long-running Saturday night series

Rachel Riley: TV presenter who has overseen the words and numbers on Channel 4’s Countdown since 2009, co-presenting the show with Nick Hewer

Sophie Ellis-Bextor: singer and model best known for her 2001 hit single Murder on the Dancefloor

Susanna Reid: journalist and presenter of BBC1’s Breakfast, alongside former Strictly contestant Bill Turnbull

Tony Jacklin: golfing legend, winner of the Open and US Open and most successful European Ryder Cup captain

Vanessa Feltz: former talkshow host who now presents the early breakfast programme on Radio 2