Joe McFadden is the sixth confirmed celebrity for Strictly Come Dancing. Here's everything you need to know:

Age: 41

Strictly Come Dancing code name: Morpheus, who was the god of dreams. Perhaps because he's so...dreamy?

Twitter: @mrjoemcfadden

Best known for: Acting in Holby City and Heartbeat 

He says: "Strictly is one of the biggest, most entertaining shows on TV and being asked to be part of it is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I'm thrilled and terrified about in equal measures!"

Everything you need to know about Joe McFadden:

Born in Glasgow, Joe had a small part in Taggart before he got his first big break acting in Scottish soap Take the High Road in which he played Gary McDonald.

From this, he went on to star in TV mini-series The Glass as well as three episodes of Cranford, but he became a familiar face to millions as PC Joe Mason in Heartbeat.

After a small role in Casualty, Joe then landed the part of Raffaello ‘Raf’ di Lucca in Holby City - a role he's played for three years.

Away from the small screen, Joe has also performed in the West End, appearing in productions of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Rent. 

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC1 in the autumn