Panellists

The panellists for Let's Dance for Sport Relief 2012.

Arlene Phillips OBE

Arlene is one of the country’s best known dance experts. For many years she was most noted as the choreographer of numerous West End and Broadway musicals, films and television shows.

More recently, Arlene has become known as one of the judges on Strictly Come Dancing and currently, So You Think You Can Dance.

In 2009, Arlene was appointed as the Government’s ‘Dance Tsar’ to help improve the UK’s health and fitness in the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games.

Last year, Arlene made a cameo appearance on Let’s Dance for Comic Relief during Ed Byrne’s dance to ‘I Like to Boogie’ from Billy Elliot.

Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner is a writer, comedian, and television presenter who is currently hosting the re-vamped Room 101. He has presented numerous television shows including his own chat show and more recently Frank Skinner’s Opinionated; a light hearted talk show focusing on events of the past week, with celebrity guests and audience participation.

Frank also currently hosts the Saturday morning slot on Absolute Radio and he was recently named ‘Lafta Legend 2010’ at the Lafta Comedy Awards.

He is also known as one half of the comedy duo Baddiel and Skinner, with best friend David Baddiel.

This is Frank’s third appearance as a panellist on Let’s Dance.

Rhod Gilbert

Rhod is best known for his appearances on various comedy shows including Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, 8 Out of 10 Cats and hosting Have I Got News For You and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.

In 2010 Rhod hosted his own panel show series for BBC One called Ask Rhod Gilbert in which he set out to answer all manner of burning questions with the help of celebrity guests.

Rhod has also written and recorded two series of Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience for BBC2, trying his hand at all manner of ordinary day jobs - from being a Binman and a Butler to a Lord and a Tattoo Artist.