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FULL Strictly Come Dancing lineup revealed

The show will be kicking off later this month

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The full lineup for Strictly Come Dancing has finally been revealed.

Fifteen contestants will be competing in the dance competition and they range from YouTubers to television presenters to comedians.

Take a look at the full line up:

Katie Piper

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Katie Piper was the first contestant to be announced.

The presenter said that it took a while for her to agree to come onto the show, but she’s glad that she said ‘yes.’

Katie is an author, presenter and activist.

Faye Tozer

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Faye is known for being a member of the pop-group Steps.

The singer has an advantage over some of the other contestants, as she has experience dancing with her band.

The 42-year-old said that appearing on the programme is a dream come true.

Danny John Jules

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Danny is best-known for his role as Cat in the sci-fi series, Red Dwarf.

The actor has no dance experience, but has revealed that he appeared in a Wham! music video in the 80s, so maybe he’ll remember some moves from that.

The 57-year-old is excited to dress in some ‘glittery spandex’ during the show.

Joe Sugg

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The 26-year-old is one of YouTube’s biggest sensations.

Following in the footsteps of his older sister, Zoella, the YouTuber has built a successful career on the platform.

Joe said that his aim is to dance in Blackpool.

Vick Hope

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Vick holds many career titles such as television presenter, radio presenter, documentary presenter and DJ.

The 28-year-old co-presents a breakfast show on Capital London with Roman Kemp.

Vick told fans that it’s an honour to be a part of the competition this year.

Graeme Swann

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Graeme Swann is a former cricket player for England.

The 39-year-old will be following in the footsteps of cricketers, Mark Ramprakash and Darren Gough, who took part in the show in 2005 and 2006.

The former cricketer has stated that he has never learnt to dance, but is determined to do well in the competition.

Dr. Ranj Singh

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Dr. Ranj Singh is a well-know doctor who regularly appears on This Morning.

The doctor also appears on the children’s channel, CBeebies, where he sings to children and appears in puppet skits.

Ranj admitted that he might not be the best dancer, but enjoys having fun with his bad moves.

Stacey Dooley

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Stacey is a documentary presenter who found fame ten years ago when she flew to developing countries to investigate factory working conditions.

When Stacey was 21-years-old she presented her own BBC documentary series.

The 31-year-old can’t wait to become a ‘dancing genius’.

Ashley Roberts

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Ashley is a former Pussycat Doll who has some serious dancing skills.

Some Strictly fans weren’t happy with Ashley’s addition to the lineup as they felt it was unfair due to her previous dance experience.

Ashley has stated that she is “beyond excited” for the competition to begin.

Kate Silverton

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The news presenter will be moving from BBC news, to the channel’s dancing competition.

The programme has reportedly been trying to get the broadcaster on-board for four years.

Kate is now excited to change into her dancing shoes and start competing.

Seann Walsh

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Seann is a well-know comedian, so it can be guaranteed that we’ll stay entertained throughout the series.

The 32-year-old has admitted that he’s not the best dancer, but isn’t going to let that hold him back.

The comedian says that he’s really looking forward to “the lycra and the laughs.”

Lee Ryan

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The Blue singer has showed his moves while performing in the boyband, so he’s definitely up for the challenge.

Lee revealed that he’ll be taking part in the show on a Loose Women appearance.

The musician has apparently already done some training with his Blue bandmate, Simon Webbe, who took part in the show in 2014.

Lauren Steadman

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The Paralympian is definitely one to watch as she is set to bring home gold.

Lauren has won two World Championships, she placed second in the Paralympics and is a six-time European champion.

The 25-year-old was a Paralympic swimmer, before changing to athletics in 2012.

Charles Venn

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The former Eastenders actor is one of the final contestants confirmed for the show.

Charles is moving from acting to dancing and can’t wait to get his dancing shoes on.

The 45-year-old said that he is scared and excited for the competition.

Susannah Constantine

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The author, fashion journalist and presenter will hopefully be wearing some incredible outfits for the season ahead.

The former What Not To Wear presenter regularly made appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show as a makeover stylist.

Susannah is hoping to prove that pigs can fly (dance) by competing in the show.

Strictly Come Dancing will be hitting screens on August 31st.