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Georgia May Foote

Ready to hot-Foote it on the dance floor

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Georgia is best known for portraying Katy Armstrong in Coronation Street between 2010 and 2015. From her on-screen relationship with Chesney Brown, becoming a mother and beginning an affair with Ryan Connor, the twists and turns of Katy’s life gripped the nation during Georgia’s five-year stretch in the soap. She’s also twice been nominated for Sexiest Female in the British Soap Awards.

I think I’ll get competitive, but only in a good way. I like to keep going until I get things right
Georgia May Foote

Despite loving every moment of her time on Corrie, Georgia is ready to create some new storylines of her own. Having always dreamed of taking part in Strictly, it wouldn’t be unusual to find Georgia watching with her family and dancing around the living room pretending she was on the dance floor. With her dreams now becoming a reality, will this Northern lass’s living room training be enough to cut it in the Strictly ballroom?

Born in Manchester, Georgia lives with her family in Bolton and likes nothing more than chilling at home with her nearest and dearest. Embarking on her television career young, Georgia first graced our screens in Channel 4’s Brookside aged five. Committed to her dream of becoming an actress, she joined the local theatre workshop and began working as an extra at Coronation Street.

Georgia juggled acting roles alongside her studies at school, including the role of Alison Simmons in Grange Hill from 2005 to 2008. This launched Georgia into roles in a number of well-known British shows such as Life on Mars, Doctors, Casualty, Heartbeat, Emmerdale and This Is England 86. Well-versed in remembering lines, Georgia is excited to start learning dances, and won’t stop until she gets it right.

When it comes to dancing, Georgia was banished from ballet when she was younger because she had ‘naughty toes,’ opting for karate and hip hop instead. Nicknamed ‘Bumble Bee’ by her boyfriend Sean Ward because she buzzes around from dawn until dusk, Georgia is a magpie and loves all things sparkly. Determined to expel the public perception as ‘boring Katy from Corrie,’ will Georgia light up the Strictly dance floor with sequins and steps she has collected along the way?