Strictly Come Dancing's Darcey Bussell Addresses Speculation Craig Revel Horwood Will Be New Head Judge

Just who will replace Len Goodman?

26/03/2017 12:01

Strictly Come Dancing’s Darcey Bussell has addressed speculation Craig Revel Horwood will be promoted to Head Judge. 

There is currently a spot going on the panel of the BBC ballroom competition, following the departure of Len Goodman at the end of the last series. 

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Darcey Bussell with former 'Strictly Come Dancing' judge Len Goodman

Among all the rumours surrounding his replacement, has been the suggestion exisiting judge Craig could step up to take Len’s place, with a new face also joining. 

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Craig Revel Horwood

It was recently claimed pro dancer Anton DuBeke had a screen test to become a judge, but Darcey said she remained in the dark about who she will be sitting on the panel with. 

Former pro dancer and ‘It Takes Two’ regular Karen Hardy has made no secret of how much she wants to replace Len.

Other names who have been linked to the role include Jason Gilkison, who is currently the chief choreographer on ‘Strictly’, pro dancer Brendan Cole, ballroom giant Gary Edwards, and Australian ‘Dancing With The Stars’ judge Helen Richey

It was previously suggested Darcey herself could be promoted to Head Judge for the next series.

‘Striclty Come Dancing’ returns to BBC One in the autumn. 

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