Michaela Strachan waiting for Strictly Come Dancing offer

The presenter was recently mistaken for Anneka Rice.

Press Association
Last updated: 22 October 2019 - 12.11am

Michaela Strachan has revealed she is desperate to appear on Strictly Come Dancing but has yet to get an invitation.

The television presenter, 53, told Radio Times she is a big fan of the BBC dance competition.

“I’ve put my hand up in the air to do Strictly Come Dancing but sadly no-one has taken me up on it so far,” she said.

While she has not had a turn on the dancefloor herself, Strachan said “someone did mistake me for Anneka Rice”, who was a contestant on the current series of the programme.

She said: “They came bounding up to me and said, ‘Hurray! You’re doing Strictly’.

“I wish…”

This week’s Radio Times is out on Tuesday.

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