Dancing On Ice is back in 2019 – and ITV have heavily hinted that a very familiar soap personality will be taking part…
The series 11 line-up has not yet been officially revealed, but several popular celebrities have already been ‘confirmed’.
And now another TV face has been linked to the show – Richard Blackwood.
The show has been teasing fans with a series of tantalising Instagram posts, and the latest drops a huge hint about the former EastEnders star.
On Tuesday (25 September), the ITV show posted a photo of a topless torso – which looked remarkably familiar to EastEnders fans.
Same pecs, same muscular arms and, biggest giveaway of all, same tattoos…
— Dancing On Ice (@dancingonice) September 25, 2018
Alongside the photo, the official DOI feed added: “Now, now, ladies. Eyes on the ice, please.
While Richard has not confirmed his involvement officially, his fans were thrilled with the announcement.
One fan trilled: “It’s GOT to be Richard Blackwood.”
Another said: “Just googled his tattoos and it’s got to be him.”
Starting the week the way I mean to continue pic.twitter.com/V1XEo37o8P
— Richard Blackwood (@RB_Official) April 17, 2017
A third said: “Tattoos are spot on, good start I have to say.”
Gaby Roslin is also taking part in the new series, which is due to air in January 2019.
Phillip Schofield recently told This Morning fans: “A word about our other show, Dancing on Ice. We can exclusively announce that it has been rebooked, recommissioned, re-bought for another series next year.”
Meanwhile, DOI tweeted: “12 new celebs and a LOT of sparkle. #DancingOnIce prep is well underway.”
Katie Price was also tipped to appear on the show, but this has been shelved due to her current stay in rehab.
Jake Quickenden won Dancing on Ice 2018 after facing off tough competition from Coronation Street’s Brooke Vincent and rugby player Max Evans.
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