Rylan Clark-Neal to join the presenting line-up on BBC Two's It Takes Two

I can’t begin to explain how excited I am to be joining the Strictly family. I’ve always been a massive fan of It Takes Two and to be working with the amazing Zoe Ball is a dream.Rylan Clark-Neal
Date: 18.04.2019     Last updated: 18.04.2019 at 08.42
BBC Two has announced today that Rylan Clark-Neal will be joining the presenting team on Strictly’s sister show, It Takes Two.

He will share presenting duties on the programme with Zoe Ball when it returns for Strictly season later this year. Zoe shared the news with listeners on her BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show this morning, when Rylan Clark-Neal called in as a surprise guest.

Rylan Clark-Neal says: “I can’t begin to explain how excited I am to be joining the Strictly family. I’ve always been a massive fan of It Takes Two and to be working with the amazing Zoe Ball is a dream. I’m extremely honoured to be joining such a television institution and can’t wait to bring a lot of mischief to the Strictly bubble. I’m looking forward to getting started and seeing you all soon.”

Zoe Ball says: “I adore Rylan, he’s an absolute wonder, I love his daftness and naughtiness and he’s a brilliant live telly host. He’ll fit right into our It Takes Two family. Can’t wait for this new season to start, it’s going be a hoot!”

Dan McGolpin, Controller of BBC Programming and Daytime says: “We are really excited to welcome Rylan to the Strictly family. He’s a fantastic broadcaster and I can’t think of a better person to help bring our viewers all the latest Strictly news.”

It Takes Two is a BBC Studios production, the Commissioning Editor is Alex Mcleod. It will return to BBC Two week nights in the autumn.

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