SA dancer Johannes Radebe will take part in first same-sex duet on 'Strictly Come Dancing'

2019-10-21 14:32
Johannes Radebe on Strictly Come Dancing UK

Cape Town – South African dancer Johannes Radebe will take part in a ground-breaking performance on the latest season of Strictly Come Dancing UK.

The 32-year-old is reportedly set to perform a same-sex dance duet with colleague Graziano Di Prima.

According to The Sun, the pair will dance to Emeli Sande's song Shine during the results show on Sunday, 3 November.

A source told the newspaper that this would hopefully pave the way for a same-sex couple in the show next year.

While there have been same-sex pairings in a group performance before this will be the first routine will only two people, reports DailyMail.

This news comes after Dancing on Ice - a rival song on ITV Choice - announced their first same-sex pair. Former Steps singer Ian 'H' Watkins will be partnered with professional Matt Evers.

Johannes who joined the show last year is partnered with Catherine Tyldesley.


Strictly Come Dancing airs Sundays at 19:00 on BBC Brit (DStv 120).

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht. (Sources: DailyMail, The Sun)

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