Strictly Come Dancing has unveiled its final new professional dancer, as it was revealed 2013 will see 15 celebrities take to the floor in the biggest line-up ever.
Russian-born Latin dancer Anya Garnis will join stars of West End show Burn The Floor Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara and Kevin Clifton, the fiance of Strictly pro-dancer Karen Hauer, to strut their stuff when the BBC ballroom show returns to BBC1.
It was previously announced that professionals Aliona Vilani, Vincent Simone, Flavia Cacace, and Erin Boag would not be returning to the show and four new dancers have now been unveiled by the BBC.
Iveta Lukosiute, who appeared on last year’s show with Johnny Ball when Vilani was injured, has also been added to the line-up of dancers.
Celebrities rumoured to be in talks to battle it out for the glitterball trophy on the show this year include rugby player Ben Cohen, designer Julien Macdonald, singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor, model Abby Clancy, reality TV star Vanessa Feltz and Hairy Bikers cook Dave Myers.
Anton du Beke, Artem Chigvintsev, Brendan Cole, James Jordan, Hauer, Kristina Rihanoff, Natalie Lowe, Ola Jordan, Pasha Kovalev and Robin Windsor are all confirmed to return to guide the celebrity contestants through their moves.
Strictly Come Dancing – now in its 11th year – will return to BBC1 next month.