ITV's Strictly the Real Full Monty is back with a bang this Christmas and will return to screens for two episodes next week. 

The show will see Diversity dancer and presenter Ashley Banjo lead a brand new line-up of stars as they take on the famous Full Monty strip in Blackpool. 

Among the cast this year EastEnders actress Laila Morse, professional dancers and husband and wife James and Ola Jordan, Blue singer Duncan James, model Christine McGuinness and Olympian Colin Jackson.

Leigh Journal: Christine McGuiness and Colin Jackson (ITV Pictures/ Nicky Johnston)Christine McGuiness and Colin Jackson (ITV Pictures/ Nicky Johnston)

Also joining the celebrities will be musical theatre and Loose Women star Brenda Edwards, TV presenter Martin Roberts and Love Island favourites Teddy Soares and Demi Jones. 

The show will be reminding viewers to go for life-saving cancer checks and is particularly special this year as each celebrity has been touched by cancer in some way. 

How can I watch Strictly the Real Full Monty? 

The first episode will be hitting screens on December 13 at 9pm on ITV.

On December 14 there will be a second episode, again airing at 9pm. 

Both parts will last for 90 minutes, ending at 10.30pm. 

Strictly the Real Full Monty: the full line-up

The full lineup for the dance extravaganza will have been revealed today, here are the brave celebrities strutting their stuff in the name of cancer.

  • EastEnders actress Laila Morse
  • Professional dancers and husband and wife James and Ola Jordan
  • Blue singer Duncan James
  • Model Christine McGuiness
  • Olympian Colin Jackson
  • Musical theatre and Loose Women star Brenda Edwards
  • TV presenter Martin Roberts
  • Love Island contestants Teddy Soares and Demi Jones

Strictly the Real Full Monty will air on ITV at 9pm on December 13 and 14.