A Downton Abbey actor has reportedly signed up for Strictly

Strictly Come Dancing producers have signed a Downton Abbey star for the upcoming season.

Nigel Harman performed Mr. Inexperienced in Downton Abbey however can be recognized for his roles in Casualty and EastEnders.

Producers consider the actor would be the good contestant as a result of he’ll enchantment to middle-aged viewers.

A supply instructed MailOnline: “Nigel is the proper middle-aged hunk. He’s good-looking but additionally charming.”

“He is the type of man that these watching at dwelling will fall in love with and also you all the time want a type of,” the supply added.

They declare this yr’s line-up is without doubt one of the greatest but with an enormous number of stars participating.

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“He’s among the many first to verify and he turns 50 this summer season so it’s a problem of his personal, too. The road-up goes to be a fantastic combine.”

Different rumoured contestants embody actor Adam Thomas, presenter Angela Scanlon, and Love Island star Zara McDermott.

Sources additionally declare singer Matt Willis and presenter Emma Willis may probably join the present.

Strictly Come Dancing will not return to our screens till September, however it’s set to be one of many present’s strongest seasons.

Producers are even contemplating bringing in presenter Holly Willoughby to host the present.

Nonetheless, they haven’t but confirmed if she is going to change present hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

A supply instructed MailOnline that the BBC has had its eye on Holly for years.

“BBC bosses need her they usually have been plotting for a while to get her for his or her large exhibits,” they stated.

“They understand how well-liked she is, nevertheless it additionally needs to be the correct programme. Just lately there was speak across the BBC that Strictly could be a solution to lure her over.”