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Peter Jones would 'love' to go on Strictly Come Dancing

Peter Jones would 'love' to go on Strictly Come Dancing

Peter Jones would "love" to be on 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

The 49-year-old businessman "admires" his 'Dragon's Den' co-panellist Deborah Meaden for her turn on the show and admits the only thing that has stopped him taking part so far is time.

He said: "I would love to do 'Strictly' but it's a question of time. They ask every year.

"I admire Deborah for doing it, it's a big challenge and takes so much of your life away. And she was great in it."

Peter previously took part in a one-off special with former 'Dragon' Duncan Bannatyne.

He told Heat magazine: "I have done it. It was a one-off at the O2 for Sport Relief and I competed against Duncan Bannatyne in front of 10,000 people. I won."

The entrepreneurs are used to passers-by stopping them in the streets to pitch their business ideas, and admitted even famous faces can't resist suggesting investment opportunities.

Deborah said: "I won't name names but yes, quite a lot [of celebrities have pitched us].

"A lot of TV people, comedians and so on aren't necessarily business people but 'business' is something they really want to get into."