Dancing On Ice 2020 couples meet the pro skaters have been paired with this years celebrity


DANCING On Ice is back on ITV on Sunday nights.

The celebrity and professional pairings were revealed weeks before the January launch – here’s who’s dancing with who…

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield host Dancing On Ice

Who are the celebrity/pro pairings in 2020?

Caprice Bourret – Oscar Peters

Caprice Bourret is famed for being a supermodel, businesswoman and reality star.

Her big break was landing a front cover of Vogue magazine but she has since been featured on more than 300 other covers including GQ and Cosmopolitan.

She was partnered with Hamish Gaman, but the two will no longer be skating together as they failed to get along.

Suiss pro skater Oscar Peters will be her new partner.

The model has appeared on a series of reality shows already including Celebrity Big Brother, Britain’s Next Top model and Channel 4’s The Jump.

Caprice has confirmed she's doing Dancing on Ice 2020

Libby Clegg – Mark Hanretty

The Scottish Paralympic sprinter has peripheral vision in her left eye and is registered as blind.

She has a deteriorating condition in her eyes called Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy.

The talented athlete has represented both Scotland and Great Britain throughout her career.

She has been partnered with fellow Scot Mark Hanretty, who joined the show in 2011.

Libby and Scot will do their best to wow the Dancing on Ice judges

Perri Kiely – Vanessa Bauer

Famed for being a member of Britains Got Talent winning dance troupe Diversity, Perri has been paired with Vanessa Bauer.

Vanessa, who won Dancing On Ice when she first appeared on the show in 2018, made the final in 2019 with Wes Nelson.

Perris most well-known telly appearance after Britain’s Got Talent was his participation in diving contest Splash!

He has also competed in Celebrity Great British Bake Off, which he eventually won.

Perri Kiely forms a strong pairing with professional Vanessa Bauer

Lisa George – Tom Naylor

The Coronation Street actress, who has played Beth Tinker since 2011, has been coupled with Tom Naylor, who is one of the new professional skaters.

He is also a doctor and orthopaedic surgeon.

Lisa has landed multiple roles in a number of other TV shows including Emmerdale, Holby City and serial drama Casualty.

Lisa George will boogie with Tom Naylor

Kevin Kilbane – Brianne Delcourt

Kevin, a former footballer who played as a left-back and a left-winger, has Brianne Delcourt as a partner on the ITV show.

The football legend has said he hopes his skills in football will be useful to him while he’s skating.

I am going on as a total novice, Kevin said on Talksport Radio. Im starting from scratch here. This is going to be a massive challenge for me.

But Kevin needn’t fear – as Brianne has been a regular on the show since 2010 and won the series in 2011.

Keven Kilbane has said Dancing on Ice is a big challenge for him

Joe Swash – Alex Murphy

The former EastEnders actor and Im A Celeb King, who is dating Stacey Solomon, was skating with Alexandra Schauman, but she will now miss the rest of the series after suffering an injury on the ice.

She will be replaced by Alex Murphy, who was supposed to skate with Michael Barrymore, until he pulled out before the show began after breaking his hand.

You may have caught Joe on a number of other shows since he was crowned King of The Jungle including Celebrity Juice, Hole in the Wall, Fake Reaction and Channel 4’s The Jump.

His new skating partner Alex is the current Dutch Dancing on Ice champion and she partnered Kem Cetinay on Dancing on Ice in 2018.

Joe Swash, Dancing On Ice 2020
Joe Swash dances with Alexandra Schauman

Ben Hanlin – Carlotta Edwards

The British magician and TV presenter, who has appeared on Lorraine and This Morning, has been partnered with Carlotta Edwards.

Prior to becoming a musician, Ben worked as a recruitment consultant and also does stints working as a radio presenter.

As well as her role on Dancing On Ice, Carlotta is a performer for Disney on Ice.

Ben Hanlin has been paired with Carolotta Edwards

Ian H Watkins – Matt Evers

The Steps singer is making history with professional partner Matt Evers by becoming the shows first same-sex couple.

Ian is a Welsh singer, dancer and stage actor known for being in Steps.

He says that the nickname “H” stands for “hyperactive”, in relation to his character.

Matt has been a professional on the series since it launched back in 2006.

Ian is dancing with Matt Evers

Maura Higgins – Alexander Demetriou

Love Island 2019 finalist Maura, who starred in Liam Paynes music video Get Low, will be skating with Alexander Demetriou, who is married to fellow professional Carlotta Edwards.

The nation fell in love with Maura’s Irish accent and brutal comments when she appeared on the fifth series of Love Island.

Maura will get her groove on with Alexander Demetriou

Which Dancing on Ice couples have been eliminated so far?

Radzi Chinyanganya – Jessica Hatfield – eliminated week three

Late addition Radzi, who is replacing Michael Barrymore after he injured himself during training, is coupled with newbie Jessica Hatfield.

Jessica is married to fellow newcomer Brendyn Hatfield, who is paired with Lucrezia Millarini.

Jessica was originally brought into the show as a reserve skater – but has now bagged herself a celebrity partner.

Radzi dances with Jessica Hatfield

Lucrezia Millarini – Brendyn Hatfield – eliminated week two

The ITV News reporter, who has fronted a number of programmes for the channel, was paired with Brendyn Hatfield.

She started her career working for a local radio station based in Oxford before joining the ITN’s digital team in London, which saw her reporting for the brand’s online department.

From there, she landed a position at ITV News London as Entertainment Correspondent before becoming a regular presenter for the 6pm programme.

Pro Brendyn is married to pro skater Jessica Hatfield.

Lucrezia Millarini was the second celeb to be booted off Dancing on Ice

Trisha Goddard and Lukasz Rozycki – eliminated week one

The TV presenter fronted her own talk show in the 90s after presenting current affairs programme The 7.30 Report.

Trisha has also made guest appearances on numerous panel shows including Loose Women, The Wright Stuff and Big Brother’s Bit on The Side.

Talk show host Trisha is partnered with Lukasz Rozycki - but they were first to leave the show
Talk show host Trisha is partnered with Lukasz Rozycki – but they were first to leave the show

She ispaired with Lukasz Rozycki, who is married to fellow pro skater Alexandra Schauman.

Lukasz was eliminated third in the 2019 series with Grease star Didi Conn.

But he’s not made it that far in 2020 as the couple were first to get the boot after skating to Proud by Heather Small.

The couple lost out in the skate-off against Lucrezia and Brendyn.