02/09/2016 13:13 BST | Updated 16/12/2017 12:28 GMT

‘Strictly Come Dancing’: 10 Celebrities You Forgot Had Been Contestants

How could we not remember Vorders?!


Over the years, stars like Louis Smith, Abbey Clancy and Alesha Dixon have become practically synonymous with‘Strictly Come Dancing’, thanks to their memorable dance routines - but after 13 years on the air, we have to admit there are also a few big stars that we had actually forgotten had even been on the show.

For example, had anyone else totally forgotten that Carol Vorderman once waltzed her way around the ‘Strictly’ dance floor? Or that Gillian Taylforth, better known as Kathy Beale in ‘EastEnders’, once threw on her dancing shoes to perform for the infamous judging panel?

With a new series finally underway, let’s look back over 10 of the celebrities from years gone by whose ‘Strictly’ appearances had actually slipped our mind a bit...

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