Gemma Atkinson is the fourth celebrity confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2017

  • Gemma Atkinson is the fourth celebrity confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2017

Gemma Atkinson is the fourth celebrity confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2017

He is also the host of BBC Radio 4′s "Saturday Live" programme, and also regularly appears on Chris Evans" Radio 2 Breakfast Show, presenting "Pause For Thought'.

Coles, who used to be part of the 80s band The Communards alongside Jimmy Somerville, is a writer, broadcaster and Church of England priest. I am not graceful, my mum says I'm like a baby elephant. "My partner David has put a lock on the fridge, it's all been salad, salad, salad".

"It's obvious to anyone who knows me that a major dance talent was waiting to be discovered and the opportunity came along. I'm beyond excited and incredibly nervous but I am looking forward to learning a new skill in ballroom and latin dancing and taking on this new challenge". It's salad, salad, salad.

Global ballroom dancer Shirley Ballas will be taking on head judge alongside Bruno Tonioli, Darcey Bussell and Craig Revel Horwood.

However, they make more depending on how far they go in the competition. I love dancing and I love music but God does not always endow us with gifts equally, and I was near the back of the queue.

"I did disco dancing from the age of nine to ten but that was kind of cartwheels across the floor, eat my pic "n" mix and go home".

Rev Coles is vicar of St Mary's Church in Finedon, Northamptonshire, and Chancellor of the University of Northampton.

The 55-year-old will be trying his luck as he vies for the Glitterball trophy alongside previously announced contestants Mollie King from The Saturdays, actress Gemma Atkinson, This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford and EastEnders star Davood Ghadami.