Comedian and writer Lou Sanders has been confirmed as the eighth celebrity to participate in the upcoming series of Dancing on Ice.

Lou exclusively shared this news with Nihal Arthanayake on Radio Five, Lou said: “I’m nervous about cracking my head open, or just bashing the old head. I can’t afford to lose any more brain cells. I’m also worried about my partner picking me up, he’s going to have to be very strong and very brave.”

Lou joins a distinguished lineup, including World Champion Boxer Ricky Hatton MBE, actress Claire Sweeney, actress and singer Hannah Spearritt, West End star Amber Davies, Olympic Champion and presenter Greg Rutherford MBE, TV Personality Miles Nazaire, and Gogglebox star Stephen Lustig-Webb.

Dancing on Ice, a production by Lifted Entertainment is set to return to both ITV and ITVX in 2024 with a fresh ensemble. Twelve celebrities are gearing up to face the ultimate challenge, taking to the ice each week for live performances, aiming to captivate both the judging panel and viewers at home.

This new series promises even more glitz, glamour, and awe-inspiring acts as the celebrities muster the courage to master this perilous discipline. The question remains: who possesses the skill and determination to claim the coveted trophy at the series’ culmination?