Thursday 6 October 2022 10:04 AM Dancing On Ice 2023: Coronation Street's Mollie Gallagher is fifth star to sign ... trends now

Thursday 6 October 2022 10:04 AM Dancing On Ice 2023: Coronation Street's Mollie Gallagher is fifth star to sign ... trends now
Thursday 6 October 2022 10:04 AM Dancing On Ice 2023: Coronation Street's Mollie Gallagher is fifth star to sign ... trends now

Thursday 6 October 2022 10:04 AM Dancing On Ice 2023: Coronation Street's Mollie Gallagher is fifth star to sign ... trends now

Coronation Street star Mollie Gallagher is the fifth celebrity to sign up for the new series of Dancing on Ice, set to air on ITV in January 2023.

The news was announced on Thursday's episode of Lorraine, with Mollie sharing: 'I've been keeping it a secret but I can tell everyone now.

'I've not got the best coordination so when people find out they will laugh, but I don't want to spend my life saying "I can't do this, I can't do that"'.'

One to watch: Coronation Street star Mollie Gallagher is the fifth celebrity to sign up for the new series of Dancing on Ice , set to air on ITV in January 2023

One to watch: Coronation Street star Mollie Gallagher is the fifth celebrity to sign up for the new series of Dancing on Ice , set to air on ITV in January 2023

The actress - who plays Nina Lucas on the ITV soap - revealed she'd been seeking advice from her Corrie co-stars, saying: 'I’ll be getting all the tips I can because I’m going to need it!'

It comes after Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson was announced as the fourth celebrity.

Revealing the news on his YouTube channel, Nile said: 'I'm going to be on ITV's Dancing on Ice! This is a really cool thing.

As seen on screen: The actress plays Nina Lucas on Coronation Street

As seen on screen: The actress plays Nina Lucas on Coronation Street 

 'I've certainly not done much ice-skating but I am so excited for the opportunity. I'm so excited to get into that routine and to feel like an athlete again.'

On what he hopes to bring to the ice, Nile said: 'My biggest goal on the show is to do something that no-one has ever done before!'

Eleven celebrities will embark on the ultimate challenge as they take to the ice each week, skating live in a bid to impress both the panel and viewers at home.

Nile joins a stellar line-up of stars including football legend John Fashanu, actress and DJ Patsy Palmer and Love Island winner Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu,

Exciting times! Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson has become the fourth celebrity confirmed to be taking part in the new series of Dancing on Ice, set to air on ITV in January 2023

Exciting times! Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson has become the fourth celebrity confirmed to be taking part in the new series of Dancing on Ice, set to air on ITV in January 2023

Agility: Nile is the Rio 2016 Olympic high bar bronze medallist (pictured at Rio Olympics Games, Brazil 2016)

Agility: Nile is the Rio 2016 Olympic high bar bronze medallist (pictured at Rio Olympics Games, Brazil 2016)

Ekin-Su confirmed she'd signed up for the skating show after her boyfriend Davide Sanclimenti said he turned down an offer to join.

Speaking on Wednesday's Good Morning Britain, the reality star, 28, revealed she will be joining the cast of the upcoming series, saying: 'I’ve got some amazing news to tell you, I’m going to be doing this year’s Dancing on Ice!

'I’m so excited, I can’t wait to get myself on the ice and skate. Stay tuned and see you on the ice.'

Dancing On Ice 2023: Michelle will join Love Island favourite Ekin-Su Culculoglu, who was confirmed to be taking party in the ITV show this week

Dancing On Ice 2023: Love Island's Ekin-Su Culculoglu was confirmed as the third contestant on Wednesday after her boyfriend Davide Sanclimenti 'turned down an offer for the show' 

It comes after her boyfriend Davide, 27, claimed he turned down an offer to join the skating show because he didn't have the time to commit to it all.

He said: 'I have so much going on and I can't commit to something every day and when I do something I want to do it properly.

'Right now I just can't focus on something like that, for the moment anyway, but in the future maybe I will.'

Skating: The Love Island winner, 28, will be joining the cast after but Davide claimed he turned down an offer to join Dancing On Ice because he didn't have the time to commit to the show

Skating: The Love Island winner, 28, will be joining the cast after but Davide claimed he turned down an offer to join Dancing On Ice because he didn't have the time to commit to the show

Ekin-Su has already released her first range with Oh Polly while Davide has launched his own collection with BoohooMAN. 

The couple will also return to screens on their brand new ITV series, called Ekin-Su and Davide: Homecomings.

They will be seen embarking on two trips to their hometowns in Italy and Turkey. 

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