Skating partner: Sylvain Longchambon
Bookies odds at start of series: 5/1
Likely finishing position in series: 3rd
Number of times fell over on first day: None. I didn’t fall over for four weeks and then I had a big one! My hips are so painful that if I touch them with the tip of my finger, it hurts
Coronation Street actress Samia Ghadie hopes to impress her daughter Freya with her moves and her sparkly costumes. “Freya LOVES the show so I’m excited to be on the ice and in the costumes for her as she’ll be really excited! She will just love seeing her mummy all glammed up”. Whilst Samia says “You’ll probably find me in my dressing room freaking out“, the bookies reckon she could make the final.