The Dancing On Ice 2022 cast of professional skaters confirmed

Dancing On Ice, which returns to ITV and ITV Hub in the new year, confirms today the cast of professional skaters who will be pairing up with the celebrities for the forthcoming series.

There are three brand-new additions to the 2022 line-up as world class competitive figure skaters Morgan Swales, Tippy Packard and Colin Grafton join the line-up.

Competitive GBR figure skater Morgan Swales credits Dancing On Ice with inspiring her to skate. Having watched the show as a child she decided to take up the sport at the age of 9. Now at 22, with national and international accolades and fresh from working on Netflix series ‘Zero Chill’ she’s joining the team.

Three-time Hong Kong Champion and World Figure Skating competitor, Tippy Packard also toured over 40 countries as a show skater after retiring from the competitive sport. With a wealth of experience in coaching the next generation of figure skaters, Tippy is bringing her skills to the show.

Inspired by the 1998 winter Olympics, Colin Grafton started skating at the age of 7. He went on to compete internationally as a pairs skater for Team USA. After his competitive career, Colin has skated in some of the most prestigious and glamorous ice shows worldwide.

Matt Evers, a part of Dancing On Ice since it launched on ITV in 2006, returns to the show alongside fellow series favourites Alexandra Shauman and husband Łukasz Różycki, Andy Buchanan and wife Robin Johnstone, Mark Hanretty, Brendyn Hatfield, Vanessa Bauer, Karina Manta, Joe Johnson and reigning champion pro Angela Egan.

All of the celebrity and professional skating partnerships will be confirmed shortly. The celebrity competitors taking part in the new series are Coronation Street legend Sally Dynevor, Happy Mondays dancer Bez, Paralympian Stef Reid, Love Island’s Liberty Poole, rugby star Ben Foden, Popstar and actress Kimberly Wyatt, Paul Gascoigne’s son, dancer Regan Gascoigne, pop star Rachel Stevens, professional dancer Brendan Cole, presenter Ria Hebden, BMX Olympic silver medalist Kye Whyte and The Vamps’ Connor Ball.