Good Morning Britain weatherman Alex Beresford to do Dancing on Ice

The meteorologist can expect freezing temperatures

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24:  Alex Beresford attends the Good Morning Britain Health Star Awards at the Rosewood Hotel on April 24, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images, BA)

Good Morning Britain weatherman Alex Beresford is among the stars skating into the line-up for ITV’s revived reality show Dancing On Ice this January.

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The news was announced live on GMB in November while Alex was out reporting at the Natural History Museum. He appeared from behind a crowd of skaters at the museum’s ice rink, and briefly chatted with co-host Ben Shephard. Check out the clip below.

“I’ve had three lessons – I literally started training on Tuesday,” he said. “I’m literally at the beginning of my journey”.

“[My son] Cruz is seven and I told him I was doing it when I found out and I said, ‘Look you’ve got to keep this as a big secret, you can’t tell anyone’ and he’s not told a single person, I’m so proud of him – but now he can go and shout about it in school.”

Shephard then joked: “If you skate as well as he can keep a secret you’ve got a chance!”

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