ITV's Dancing on Ice 2022: Contestants, judges, dancers, episodes and when it starts

By Gemma Jones

Dancing on Ice 2022 is back, with the 14th season of the competition arriving on ITV on Sunday night, January 16.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby will be back to present the greatest show on ice with celebrities strapping on their skates in the hope of winning the competition.

As from Sunday night, the celebrity contestants and their professional partners will be skating live each week in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers at home who will ultimately decide who wins the show.

READ MORE: First look at ITV's Dancing on Ice 2022 as stars share their fears ahead of show

We take a look at everything you need to know before the show airs.

Who are the contestants?

Some celebrities are nervous while others are excited to be on Dancing on Ice (ITV)

The celebrities strapping on their skates in the hope of winning the competition are:

  • Coronation Street legend Sally Dynevor
  • Happy Mondays dancer Bez
  • Paralympian Stef Reid
  • Love Island’s Liberty Poole
  • Rugby star Ben Foden
  • Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt
  • Paul Gascoigne’s son and dancer Regan Gascoigne
  • Pop star Rachel Stevens
  • Professional dancer Brendan Cole
  • Presenter Ria Hebden
  • BMX Olympic silver medallist Kye Whyte
  • The Vamps' Connor Ball.

Who are the judges?

Oti Mabuse, Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Ashley Banjo will make up the judging panel (ITV)

Torvill and Dean and Ashley Banjo will be resuming their judging roles on the Ice Panel.

Additionally, joining the panel this year is professional dancer Oti Mabuse, as John Barrowman will not be making a return to the show in 2022.

Oti said: "As a professional dancer I have always had so much respect for the skating professionals on Dancing on Ice.

"It is an exceptional skill that is also so beautiful to watch.

Who are the professionals?

Sally and her dancing partner, Matt Evers (Instagram/Sally Dynevor)

Expertly guiding the celebrity novices from their shaky first steps to spectacular routines are their professional partners:

  • Matt Evers, a part of Dancing On Ice since it launched on ITV in 2006
  • Alexandra Shauman and husband Łukasz Różycki
  • Andy Buchanan and wife Robin Johnstone
  • Mark Hanretty
  • Brendyn Hatfield
  • Vanessa Bauer
  • Karina Manta
  • Joe Johnson
  • Reigning champion pro Angela Egan

Completing the pro team are three brand-new additions to the 2022 line-up as world class competitive figure skaters:

  • Morgan Swales
  • Tippy Packard
  • Colin Grafton

How to watch and when is it on?

Holly and Phil on Dancing on Ice (ITV)

Dancing on Ice 2022 will start tonight on ITV (Sunday, January 16, 2022).

It will air at 6.30pm and then continue in the same slot every weekend.

You will also be able to catch up on missed episodes via ITV Hub.

The new series of Dancing On Ice starts at 6.30pm on Sunday 16th December on ITV.

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