Cheryl Baker is the second celebrity confirmed for Dancing on Ice 2018

The Bucks Fizz singer has joined ITV's revived skating competition

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Singer Cheryl Baker, 63 – who won the Eurovision Song Contest with Bucks Fizz in 1981 – will be one of 12 famous(ish) faces hitting the rink on the 2018 series of Dancing On Ice.

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Baker confirmed the news during an appearance live on Lorraine in October, where she said she had already taken a tumble on the ice: “I started training yesterday … I’ve fallen over a couple of times!”

She also revealed she’s not a complete novice, having briefly taken up skating at the age of 12. But that’s done nothing to calm her nerves ahead of the upcoming competition: “I am feeling nervous. [In training] I was told to do all these movements and go on one leg – I thought ‘I can’t do that!’”

Dancing on Ice is returning to ITV early after a three-year hiatus: the show was last on the air in 2014. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby will be hosting after fronting DOI for six years between 2006 and 2011.

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Dancing On Ice is on Sunday nights on ITV from 7th January