South Shields comic Chris Ramsey makes his Strictly debut tonight

BBC One staple Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday, September 7 for its latest series.

Friday, 6th September 2019, 5:16 pm
Updated Friday, 6th September 2019, 5:16 pm

Celebrity contestants taking to the dancefloor this year include TV presenter Anneka Rice, Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell, EastEnders actor Emma Barton – and South Tyneside’s own Chris Ramsey.

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Chris confessed on social media when he joined the show that he thought was either going to be a good dancer or “so rubbish it would be funny anyway”.

Here’s a recap of the star’s career so far.