'Strictly Come Dancing': BBC Breakfast's Susanna Reid Joins Line-Up

30/08/2013 07:20 | Updated 29 October 2013

'BBC Breakfast' presenter Susanna Reid has joined the line-up of 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

The star has said she is "thrilled" to be taking part in the 11th series of the ballroom show, which kicks off next week.

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Susanna Reid

She has previously appeared on a 'Children In Need' special of the show back in 2011, along with fellow newsreaders Sophie Raworth, Emily Maitlis and Sian Williams.

Susanna is the second celebrity to be confirmed for the show, after Vanessa Feltz announced she was taking part on Thursday.

Other names linked to the show include Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Abbey Clancy, former 'Desperate Housewives' star Teri Hatcher, Countdown's Rachel Riley and ex 'Coronation Street' star Natalie Gumede.

There will be 15 celebrities competing in total with eight women and seven men.

'Strictly Come Dancing' returns with a special launch show on Saturday 7 September on BBC One, clashing with 'The X Factor'.

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