Strictly's Greg Wise jokes that he's POISONED the homemade jam he's gifted to ...

Strictly's Greg Wise jokes that he's POISONED the homemade jam he's gifted to ...
Strictly's Greg Wise jokes that he's POISONED the homemade jam he's gifted to ...

Greg Wise gifted his fellow contestants with homemade jam, it was revealed during Strictly Come Dancing's highly-awaited return on Saturday night.

After it was announced that the talented actor, 55, would be partnered with Karen Hauer, 39, during series 19's debut episode, the pair were interviewed by presenter Claudia Winkleman, 49, from the iconic ballroom studio.

Heaping praise upon the glitterball hopeful, the TV host said, 'You are incredibly kind, the group have bonded so beautifully and you've been making people and giving them jam.'

Hilarious: Greg Wise joked that he fed his fellow-contestants poisonous jam during Saturday night's returning episode of Strictly Come Dancing... after revealing he will be dancing in honour of his late 'disco diva' sister

Hilarious: Greg Wise joked that he fed his fellow-contestants poisonous jam during Saturday night's returning episode of Strictly Come Dancing... after revealing he will be dancing in honour of his late 'disco diva' sister

Confirming that it was indeed true, Greg revealed, 'Every contestant got homemade Damson jam that I made last week.'

It wasn't long until he quipped, 'Poisoned, obviously. But they got the jam.'

The Newcastle-born star previously revealed he is taking part in Strictly in honour of his late sister Clare, who was a huge fan of the show before her death in 2016 from cancer.

Speaking to MailOnline ahead of his debut in the series, Greg said that his superstar wife Emma Thompson, 62, convinced him to sign up after insisting he was 'mad' not to take part 

Touching: The Newcastle-born star previously revealed he is taking part in Strictly in honour of his late sister Clare, who was a huge fan of the show before her death in 2016 from cancer (pictured in 2014)

Touching: The Newcastle-born star previously revealed he is taking part in Strictly in honour of his late sister Clare, who was a huge fan of the show before her death in 2016 from cancer (pictured in 2014)

What a pair! After it was announced that the talented actor, 55, would be partnered with Karen Hauer, 39, during series 19's debut episode, the pair were interviewed by presenter Claudia Winkleman, 49, from the iconic ballroom studio

What a pair! After it was announced that the talented actor, 55, would be partnered with Karen Hauer, 39, during series 19's debut episode, the pair

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