Red Dwarf and Death in Paradise star Danny John-Jules is set to compete on Strictly Come Dancing 2018.
“Having spent the last few months on two wheels motorcycling around South America in pink leathers,” said avid motorcyclist John–Jules, “I’m absolutely delighted to be getting back on two feet and into something more comfortable like glittery spandex.”
The British actor, it turns out, also has some pretty impressive dancing experience, having boogied alongside George Michael in the music video for Wham! single The Edge of Heaven.
“A friend of mine worked in their offices and they were looking for a couple of dancers,” he explained. “So I ended up actually choreographing a bit of stuff for [Michael]. It was all based on his dancing more than ours. I just put a few little steps together.”