Strictly Come Dancing 2019: All the rumoured celebrities so far

3 July 2019, 16:20 | Updated: 15 July 2019, 13:58

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Rumoured lineup, start date, judges, dancers and all the details
Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Rumoured lineup, start date, judges, dancers and all the details. Picture: BBC

By Rory O'Connor

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 will be back later this year, but who will be joining the lineup for the coming series?

Documentary presenter Stacey Dooley won last year's show alongside her professional dance partner Kevin Clifton.

Rumours for the 2019 show are already flying around - but who will take home this year's Glitterball trophy?

Here's all the latest juicy details and potential celebrities taking part in the 17th series.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 start date: When does it return?

The 17th series is expected to launch this September.

Last year's series started on Saturday, September 8 - with the first live show airing two weeks later on Saturday, September 22.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 lineup: Who is taking part?

The rumoured celebrities for series 17 are:

  1. Andy Murray

    Will Andy Murray swap the court for the dance floor?
    Will Andy Murray swap the court for the dance floor? Picture: Getty

    Tennis champion Andy could be swapping tennis wins for the Glitterball trophy by following in his mother Judy's footsteps.

    According to Betway, Andy is at 5/2 odds to swap the court for the dance floor.

  2. Keith Duffy

    Boyzone star Keith Duffy would feel at home performing dance routines
    Boyzone star Keith Duffy would feel at home performing dance routines. Picture: Getty

    Boyzone member Keith Duffy is rumoured to be in talks with show bosses, with a source reportedly telling The Mirror he is "on the list" of potential names “in the mix for this year’s show”.

  3. Louis Theroux

    Louis Theroux has offered to take part this year
    Louis Theroux has offered to take part this year. Picture: Getty

    Documentary maker Louis threw his own hat into the ring after congratulating fellow documentary presenter Stacey on her win last year.

    He tweeted: "Congrats, @StaceyDooley! Me next! (JK)." Could this have sparked interest from show producers?

  4. Alex Scott

    Alex Scott may already have Strictly's winning streak sorted
    Alex Scott may already have Strictly's winning streak sorted. Picture: Getty

    Alex previously won the 2018 Sports Relief version of the show, but has since revealed to Radio Times that she would love to take part in the full show, saying: "If they come knocking, then definitely!"

  5. Michelle Visage

    RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage would be used to the Strictly glitter
    RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage would be used to the Strictly glitter. Picture: Getty

    After being confirmed as a judge on RuPaul's Drag Race UK, it was reported that Michelle was "one of the first to sign up", according to The Sun.

  6. Natasha Hamilton

    Natasha Hamilton
    Natasha Hamilton. Picture: Getty

    Atomic Kitten singer Natasha has been rumoured to be in the running to take part, bringing with her a dose of 90s pop nostalgia.

  7. Lee Latchford-Evans

    Lee Latchford-Evans performing with Steps
    Lee Latchford-Evans performing with Steps. Picture: Getty

    Steps star Lee previously expressed his interest in taking part. Could this be his year following the band's reunion?

  8. Lucy Fallon

    Lucy Fallon will be departing Coronation Street in the coming months
    Lucy Fallon will be departing Coronation Street in the coming months. Picture: Getty

    Coronation Street actress Lucy confirmed she will be leaving her role as Bethany Platt once her contract expires in 2020, but could she take part in the 2019 dance competition to boost her post-soap career?

  9. Tim Lovejoy

    Tim Lovejoy could be following in the footsteps of co-host Simon Rimmer
    Tim Lovejoy could be following in the footsteps of co-host Simon Rimmer. Picture: Getty

    Sunday Brunch presenter Tim cheered on his co-host Simon Rimmer from the wings last year, but will he complete the show's lineup for series 17?

Which professional dancers will be returning?

Three new professional dancers joined the show for the 2018 series, but this series will not include Pasha Kovalev after he announced his exit.

Here is the full list of 2019 dancers:

AJ Pritchard

Aljaž Škorjanec

Amy Dowden

Anton Du Beke

Dianne Buswell

Giovanni Pernice

Gorka Marquez

Graziano Di Prima

Janette Manrara

Johannes Radebe

Karen Clifton

Katya Jones

Kevin Clifton

Luba Mushtuk

Nadiya Bychkova

Neil Jones

Oti Mabuse

Some of the Strictly Come Dancing professionals
Some of the Strictly Come Dancing professionals. Picture: Getty

Which judges will be returning?

Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood are all expected to return this year.

Darcey Bussell announced that she will be departing the show, but a replacement has not yet been announced.

Stay tuned for further Strictly Come Dancing updates...