COUNTY NEWS: Tim Peake '˜on BBC's Strictly... most wanted list'

Claims on various media websites are being made that West Sussex astronaut Tim Peake is on the wanted list for the BBC's next season of Strictly Come Dancing.

Tuesday, 9th August 2016, 4:54 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:55 am
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Social media has also been full of claims that Major Peake could be competing on the show later this year.

However, it has also been pointed out that after six months of life on the International Space Station Tim Peake’s muscles are still recovering and it could take many months before he is in the sort of shape required to train and perform.

So far only Labour politician Ed Balls has been officially confirmed to star in Strictly, but that hasn’t stopped the speculation.

A ‘source’ is being quoted as saying: “He was obviously huge this year and would be a dream signing. But considering the man is on something like a two-year rehab to get walking properly, we might have to wait until next year to see him do the paso doble.”

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