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Wednesday 18th September 2019

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Rylan Clark-Neal explains shared presenting duties with Zoe Ball on It Takes Two

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Fans of Strictly were overjoyed when it was announced that Rylan Clark-Neal was to co-host Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two with Zoe Ball.

Now the presenter, 30, has revealed how the pair will share presenting duties.

Rylan revealed the change on This Morning on Friday (Credit: ITV)

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Appearing on today's episode of This Morning (Friday August 30), Rylan told his pals Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford how it was all going to work.

Zoe has been presenting the show on her own since 2011.

"Me and Zoe are sort of sharing duties, she's doing the Breakfast Show on Radio 2," he explained.

"She just wanted to take a step back. It's a lot of work doing early mornings and nights as well."

He then paused before revealing: "I might as well just say it! I'm going to be doing Mondays and Tuesdays, Zoe's doing Wednesdays and Thursdays and we're both doing Friday."

Rylan has already got to work on Strictly.

We did the launch show on Monday, the red carpet. The couples get paired up today, it's the show. Obviously you'll see it next Saturday.

A Tweet from the show showed him at the launch party interviewing some of the contestants.

"It's crazy," he said. "We did the launch show on Monday, the red carpet. The couples get paired up today, it's the show. Obviously you'll see it next Saturday.

"It's glitter - proper glitter!"

Alex is the new favourite (Credit: WP Pix / SplashNews.com)

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With Strictly Come Dancing set to start on Saturday September 7, a leading bookmaker has released new odds.

The latest tip to pick up this year's Glitterball might come as a surprise.

Bookies Coral has released the odds and it's former England football player Alex Scott that is the early favourite.

BBC and Sky footie pundit Alex, 34, come in at 5-1 with Coral customers.

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