Charlie Brooks, Simon Webbe, Su Pollard for Christmas 'Strictly'
Published Nov 23 2011, 00:01 GMT | By Paul Millar Strictly Come Dancing
's Christmas lineup has been revealed.EastEnders
actress Charlie Brooks, who plays Janine Butcher in the Albert Square soap, is to partner Vincent Simone, while Hi-De-Hi
star Su Pollard
will pair up with professional dancer Anton Du Beke.
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Brooks commented: "I'm a massive fan of the series and there's no way my daughter would have let me turn down such an amazing opportunity to be on the show. I love to be challenged and I'm really looking forward to taking to the dance floor with Vincent."
Pollard said: "Strictly Come Dancing
is strictly must-see Christmas Day television. I'm hoping to wow the judges and the viewers with my utter exuberance and prowess!"
Debra Stephenson, formerly of Bad Girls
, will take to the floor with Ian Waite, while Blue's Simon Webbe teams up with Katya Virshilas, and former boxer Barry McGuigan joins Erin Boag.
Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly host the festive special, which is expected to air on Christmas Day on BBC One.Torchwood
actor John Barrowman won the 2010 Strictly Christmas special
with his partner Kristina Rihanoff. > Bruce Forsyth wants wife on Christmas Strictly