And this year’s stars haven’t been keeping all that tight-lipped so far. Will Young literally told fans to look at his Twitter at 3pm yesterday for big news and – with fans well aware today’s would be announced on the Radio 1 Breakfast show – heavily rumoured Laura Whitmore tweeted she was up bright and early meaning all eyes were on her account come the announcement.
So perhaps James is simply telling us he’s doing it and we should start getting excited about seeing his ballroom moves…
As is tradition, another official announcement is expected to follow tomorrow.
Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC1 later this year