November 28, 2021

Dancing On Ice 2022 lineup: who are the confirmed and rumored candidates?

It might only be fall, but the lineup for Dancing On Ice 2022 is already being released.

In addition to the confirmed celebrities, there are also many stars who are rumored to take part.

Dancing On Ice is back for season 14 in 2022Credit: Rex Features

Who are Dancing On Ice’s confirmed competitors?

Back on ITV in the New Year, twelve celebrities will take on the Dancing On Ice challenge.

Each week, they will skate live with their professional partners in an effort to impress both the panel and the viewers who will ultimately decide who wins the show.

Celebrity names have been confirmed, with more to be announced.

Rachel Stevens


Rachel Stevens prepares for her next challengeCredit: ITV

Former S Club Seven star Rachel takes her skates and trades the stage for the rink.

Speaking on This Morning, she said: “It now feels really real, it’s really happening. I’m so excited, obviously very nervous. It’s one of those things, until you do it, you don’t know what’s going to happen.

As to whether she has skated before, Rachel said, “It’s only with the Penguin with my kids that you know every Christmas.

“I did it when I was 10 (at the age of 10) and I touched it a bit and I really loved it but I’m very wobbly. “

Liberty Poole

Liberty Poole capitalizes on new fame and landed a DOI niche


Liberty Poole capitalizes on new fame and landed a DOI nicheCredit: ITV

She has just left the villa on Love Island, but already the new reality TV star Liberty has been recruited for DOI.

Trading the sun for ice, Liberty told ITV, “I grew up watching Dancing On Ice and my mom was actually a figure skater.

“I sometimes ice skate as a hobby so I can move around the rink, but I can’t do tricks or spins or whatever, so I’m really looking forward to pushing myself and doing learn as much as possible.

“Not just skating around the ice, but dancing on the ice. Bring it! ”

Ben Foden

Ben Foden trades the land for the ice rink


Ben Foden trades the land for the ice rinkCredit: ITV

Rugby Ace Ben is no stranger to ITV’s talent shows, having appeared on Celebrity X Factor.

Taking the ice, the sportsman told ITV: “I skated a bit when I was a kid.

“I used to go to ice clubs when I was 15, 16 (years old) and you would always see these kids who could do pirouettes with good dance training.

“I like the idea of ​​learning a new sport and a new skill. I’m also quite competitive so I love the challenge of competing with others by doing something I’m not necessarily good at! “

Régan Gascoigne

Regan Gascoigne already has dance experience - but can he succeed on the ice?


Regan Gascoigne already has dance experience – but can he succeed on the ice?Credit: ITV

Singer and dancer Regan is the son of legendary footballer Paul Gascoigne.

Speaking about joining DOI, he told ITV, “Obviously I dance and I love to dance, but that’s the skill of it.

“I always wanted to do it. Always ! Since I was a kid! “

Stef Reid

Ste Reid takes up his next challenge


Ste Reid takes up his next challengeCredit: ITV

Paralympic medalist Stef takes up her next challenge by joining Dancing On Ice.

She lost her right foot in a boating accident at the age of 16.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain, she said: “I have some really exciting news.

“I’m going to be getting into a new sport this winter and it comes with a bit of showbiz.

“I’m going to participate in Dancing on Ice and it’s a little scary but I can’t wait! “


Happy Mondays star Bez takes part in Dancing On Ice


Happy Mondays star Bez takes part in Dancing On IceCredit: ITV

Bez – real name Mary Berry – rose to fame in the ’90s as part of the Happy Mondays, but has since made a name for herself on reality TV.

He won Celebrity Big Brother in 2005, he is known for Celebrity Gogglebox and even competed in Celebrity MasterChef.

Speaking on This Morning Bez said, “At the moment it looks more like Bambi on Ice, not Dancing On Ice.

“How I was chosen, I don’t know because I was absolutely horrible at the audition, but they must have seen potential in me! “

“I can’t wait to learn a new skill and can’t wait to get back to the Christmas rinks and I can go there and really show myself. “

Sally Dynevor

Corrie star Sally Dynevor trades cobbles for the rink


Corrie star Sally Dynevor trades cobbles for the rinkCredit: ITV

Coronation Street star Sally was the first celebrity to be announced for Dancing On Ice 2022.

Speaking to ITV’s Lorraine, the soap opera actress said, “Now everyone knows I do, I can’t back down, can I ?! And I’m so scared!

When asked if she had skated before, Sally – whose daughter is Phoebe Dynevor from Bridgeton – replied, “No, never! I went with Hattie [her daughter] when she was little and I had a penguin and then I thought it was too hard so I’m going to go have a coffee!

She added: “It’s a huge challenge, Lorraine.

“It really, really is. I’m not getting any younger, I just have to take every opportunity I have so that when I’m old I can say you know what? I tried. ”

Who are the contenders for Dancing On Ice?

Denise Van Outen

Fans would love to see Denise Van Outen appear on the show again


Fans would love to see Denise Van Outen appear on the show againCredit: Rex

Denise unfortunately had to leave Dancing On Ice in early 2021 after suffering a horrific shoulder injury during rehearsals.

A celebrity has never returned to the ice two series in a row, but The Sun has revealed how it could happen for DVO.

Her skating partner Matt Evers discussed the rumors that she could make a big comeback in the series.

He told us, “There’s been a lot of comments online for ‘Denise and Matt 2022’, they’ve never really done that before.

“At this point, we’re only watching next week, but Denise has a lot of support to do the show again next year. I would love it. “

Olivia Attwood

Olivia Attwood says she would love to participate in Dancing On Ice


Olivia Attwood says she would love to participate in Dancing On IceCredit: Instagram

Reality TV star Olivia has shown interest in joining the show.

She would follow in the footsteps of fellow Love Island stars, Wes Nelson and Maura Higgins.

“I would love to do the jungle. I would try Dancing on Ice, even if it scares me, ”she said.

“I’m a bit of a baby, so I don’t like to hurt myself. I feel like as soon as I fall once I’m done. I know it sounds dramatic, but I’m just kind of like that. “

Lucy Fallon

Could Lucy Fallon head to the ice rink?


Could Lucy Fallon head to the ice rink?Credit: PA

Former Coronation Street star Lucy Fallon is another name that has been added to the mix.

Former DOI star and ex-Corrie de Lucy’s co-star Brooke Vincent would love to see her on the show.

She told the Daily Star, “I told Lucy Fallon she should try it too.

“It’s crazy the support you get in your workplace when you do something different, and it means a lot. “

When does Dancing On Ice begin?

The start date for the new series has yet to be revealed, but it will likely be January 2022.

Season 13 kicked off on January 17, 2021 and ran through March 14, 2021.

With that in mind, the 14th series could kick off on Sunday, January 16, 2022 – but that has yet to be confirmed.