TV presenter Caroline Flack has been named as the 12th celebrity in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Caroline confirmed the news on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show on Thursday when she was chatting with fellow Strictly Come Dancing contestant Scott Mills.

Caroline is one of the UK’s best known faces on TV and has hosted I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here Now!, The Xtra Factor and Gladiators.

She said: “Ever since I was a presenter on CBBC and used to see the Strictly judges walking around Television Centre I have wanted to be on the show. I am so excited to get started and I just want to get through the first dance with no mistakes… Plus I really want to master my ‘dance face’!”

Caroline joins The Saturdays’ Frankie Bridge, Judy Murray, TV reporter Alison Hammond, ex rugby star Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, ex Casualty actres Sunetra Sarker, EastEnders star Jake Wood, TV naturalist Steve Backshall, Scott and pop star Pixie Lott in this year’s Strictly line-up.

 

The final three Strictly Come Dancing contestants will be confirmed live on The One Show on Friday.