STRICTLY bosses are hoping to land a royal contestant this year.
England world cup-winning rugby star Mike Tindall, 43, who is married to Princess Anne’s daughter Zara, and the Queen’s granddaughter, Lady Louise Windsor, 18, are said to among top targets.
A source said: “The team are doing all they can.
“In the year of the Platinum Jubilee, it has been a real priority.”
HOAR revealed yesterday that Prince Charles and Camilla are in talks to host a live episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace.
Mike is understood to have been on show bosses’ radar for some time.
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Other names mentioned include Lady Amelia Windsor and actress Sophie Winkleman, who is married to the Queen’s second cousin, Lord Frederick Windsor.
Sophie is also the half-sister of Strictly host Claudia.
The source added: “It would be an incredible coup to secure a royal.”