Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Who is Catherine Tyldesley?

21 September 2019, 16:00 | Updated: 21 September 2019, 16:01

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Catherine Tyldesley
Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Catherine Tyldesley. Picture: BBC

By Rory O'Connor

Strictly Come Dancing is back once again for another thrilling series in 2019.

  1. Who is Catherine Tyldesley?

    Catherine is an English actress and singer, best known for her role as Eva Price in Coronation Street from 2011 to 2018. The actress currently stars in new comedy, Scarborough.

  2. Where is Catherine Tyldesley from?

    Catherine is from Walkden, Greater Manchester. She attended St. George's RC High School and Pendleton College before training at the Birmingham School of Acting.

  3. How old is Catherine Tyldesley?

    The actress is 36-years-old, turning 37 in September 2020.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Meet all the celebs taking part

Soap star Catherine will be hoping to impress the judges and viewers alike with her dancing skills for the 2019 series, alongside dance partner Johannes Radebe.

Here's all the info you need to know about the actress:

  1. Who is Catherine Tyldesley?

    Catherine has also starred in various soaps, sitcoms and dramas, including Holby City, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Sorted, Shameless, Trollied and 15 days.

    On top of all of that, Catherine’s a passionate songstress, releasing her debut album Rise in 2016.

  2. What as Catherine said about Strictly?

    Catherine said: "I’ve got no dance experience and I’m very clumsy, so it’s going to be pretty interesting!

    "I can’t wait to learn a new skill and work with such talented professionals."

  3. Who is Catherine Tydesley's husband?

    Catherine married her partner of several years, Tom Pitfield, in 2016.

    Tom is a personal trainer, who works as a freelance fitness consultant at Hale Country Club in Cheshire, which is where he first met his wife back in 2014.

    She gave birth to son Alfie in March 2015.

  4. How old is Catherine Tyldesley?

    Catherine was born on September 17, 1983. She celebrated her 36th birthday in 2019.

    She is from Walkden, Greater Manchester.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Catherine Tyldesley
Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Catherine Tyldesley. Picture: BBC

Meet all the Strictly professional dancers:

- AJ Pritchard
- Alijaz Skorjanec
- Amy Dowden
- Anton du Beke
- Dianne Buswell
- Giovanni Pernice
- Gorka Marquez
- Graziano di Prima
- Janette Manrara
- Johannes Radebe
- Karen Clifton
- Katya Jones
- Kevin Clifton