Anton Du Beke reckons Ed Miliband, Dermot O’Leary and Jeremy Clarkson should ALL do Strictly

"But I don't think any of them would work for me, I've got to be honest with you" - the pro dancer joked on the Bafta red carpet

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Strictly Come Dancing professional Anton Du Beke “can’t wait” for the Saturday night celebrity competition to return later this year. 

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Walking the red carpet at this weekend’s Bafta Television Awards, the 48-year-old dancer, who has been a part of Strictly since its inception in 2004, told RadioTimes.com: “My favourite bit still is the launch show and to see who we get as a partner… I always get these wonderful ladies, Judy [Murray] and Jerry Hall. Tremendous.”

When it comes to the celebrities poised to take to the dance floor this year, Du Beke hasn’t a clue and doesn’t have anyone on his wish list. So it made sense for us to suggest a few famous faces who will presumably have some leisure time on their hands.

Jeremy Clarkson, Dermot O’Leary or Ed Miliband? 

“All of them!” replied Du Beke.

“But I don’t think any of them would work for me, I’ve got to be honest with you. Maybe Jeremy – that would be fun…” 

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