BBC has announced the initial celebs taking element in this year’s collection of Strictly Arrive Dancing.
Tom, 36, will be getting to the dance flooring in the impending BBC A single series and will be joined in the superstar line-up by comic and actor Robert Webb and Tv presenter AJ Odudu.
News of the trio becoming a member of Strictly was announced for the duration of BBC’s The A single Present on Wednesday night.
On Thursday, previous Bake Off winner John Whaite has explained being section of the initial all-male pairing on Strictly Come Dancing is a “great phase forward in illustration and inclusion”.
The chef is the fourth contestant to be verified for the forthcoming BBC A person demonstrate and follows in the footsteps of boxer Nicola Adams, who past 12 months danced in a partnership with professional Katya Jones.
Fletcher explained to co-hosts Amol Rajan and Alex Jones he was “so happy the information is out. It has been so tough maintaining it a secret”.
He claimed he was “equal parts excited and terrified”, including: “I experience bare without having a guitar. I am so utilized to keeping a guitar on stage.”
He also disclosed how it was McFly bandmate Harry Judd who confident him to acquire aspect.
The drummer received the display in 2011 with skilled dancer Aliona Vilani and is entire of praise for the BBC hit.
Tom added: “I can’t shut Harry up about Strictly. Do not give him any display screen time. He has been offering me hundreds of tips currently.
“I recall when he received it. I watched it just about every 7 days. It was partly viewing him do that and observing what an incredible knowledge he experienced.
“He experienced an outstanding time, so I believe because then I have experienced this key minimal want to do it. But it has generally been his matter, so I required to make sure he was satisfied with me undertaking it.”
What viewers may perhaps not know is accomplishment operates in the family members with his wife, sister and brother-in-legislation all popular in their individual suitable.
Tom is married to previous year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Right here! winner Giovanna Fletcher.
Giovanna Fletcher is an writer, actress, blogger vlogger and presenter, she has offered the CBeebies series The Child Club given that 2019.
Giovanna was crowned the very first queen of the castle as the show was based mostly at the historic Gwrych Castle, Abergele in North Wales amid Covid vacation restrictions.
Tom and Giovanna achieved at the age of 13 acquiring equally attended the Sylvia Youthful Theatre School in London.
The couple finally married in 2012 and have three young children with each other.
Tom’s sister Carrie Hope Fletcher is an English actress, writer, siger-songwriter and YouTube star.
The 28-year-old played modest roles on tv and appeared on the West Stop as a baby.
In 2011, she launched her YouTube channel Carrie Hope Fletcher, formerly recognised as ItsWayPastMyBedTime, which has new music and vlogs.
Her video clips have amassed more than 130 million sights., she has also produced 5 bestselling novels.
Fletcher played Éponine in Les Misérables in the West End right up until 2016.
Tom’s spouse is the sister of TOWIE star Mario Falcone making him Tom’s brother-in-legislation.
Mario designed his debut physical appearance on The Only Way Is Essex again in 2011 throughout the 3rd series.
In 2013, he entered the Significant Brother residence competing in the fifth sequence of the Channel 4 show.
Mario has mentioned he credits is sister, Giovanna, with preserving his life when he struggled with despair and tried to acquire his possess lifetime.
He informed Hello! journal: “Giovanna was astounding. The ‘Mama Gi’ we noticed on TV… she has always been that.
“She is tremendous organised in a disaster and just realized what to do and bought me to counselling.
“As a gentleman you have your guard up and I felt I had to place on this type of bravado, but she told me ‘you will need to open up’. That saved my life with no a doubt.”
BBC One’s Strictly Appear Dancing will air in the autumn as the line-up is unveiled.