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Lesley Joseph, Tameka Empson and Greg Rutherford confirmed for Strictly

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Lesley Joseph, Tameka Empson and Greg Rutherford confirmed for Strictly

Lesley Joseph, Tameka Empson and Greg Rutherford have been confirmed for 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

The three final stars to join this year's line-up were revealed on Monday's (22.08.16) episode of BBC's 'The One Show'.

'Birds of a Feather' actress Lesley, 70, will be the oldest female celebrity ever to take part in the show.

Olympian long-jumper Greg has just returned from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, where he won a bronze medal, while 'EastEnders' fans will be sure to tune in for Tameka, who stars as mouthy Kim-Fox Hubbard.

Earlier in the day Robert 'Judge' Rinder was also announced as a contestant.

The straight-talking criminal barrister agreed to take part in the Ballroom and Latin show later this year because he believes nothing will make his grandmother "more proud" than seeing him flaunt his fancy footwork on the dance floor.

Speaking on Scott Mills' BBC Radio 1 show, he said: "The only thing I knew would make my grandmother more proud than watching my TV courtroom was to see me dressed up in white tie doing the Foxtrot."

Ed Balls, Will Young, Laura Whitmore, Ore Oduba, Melvin Odoom, Louise Redknapp, Danny Mac, Daisy Lowe, Naga Munchetty, Anastacia and Claudia Fragapane complete the line-up of those competing for the Glitterball trophy.