Thursday, 7 August 2014
They're set to shine! Lucy Mecklenburgh and Sarah Harding dazzle in promo shots for new television show Tumble
Published: 01:30, 5 August 2014 | Updated: 08:27, 5 August 2014
The BBC are ready to shake things up with their new Saturday night entertainment show Tumble.
And two of the show's contestants have opened up about their experiences so far, in an interview with new! magazine.
Set to captivate audiences nationwide, former The Only Way Is Essex star Lucy Mecklenburgh has proved she is game in a new promo shot that sees her flaunting her stunning figure in a pink leotard.
Let's get ready to tumble... Lucy Mecklenburgh stuns in new promo shot for BBC show Tumble
Ready for the spotlight: Sarah Harding wows in a blue all-in-one which features netted details
But not to be outdone, Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding, 32, shows off her rhythmic gymnastics skills and her svelte frame as she twirls a ribbon while wearing a pastel blue all-in-one.
Ahead of the show's premiere on Saturday, both Lucy, 22, and Sarah spoke to the publication about their hopes for the competition.
While Mecklenburgh spoke about moving on from her life in ITV2's hit show TOWIE, Sarah xplained that doing the show is a way for her to connect with the public.
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Speaking about life after TOWIE, Lucy revealed that she wasn't missing being a part of the drama.
She said: 'I’d much rather be doing gymnastics! I find the show quite uncomfortable to watch. I don’t like to see them all crying.'
The boutique owner also told how she has not been in touch with her ex-fiancé Mario Falcone since his drug scandal.
Bringing the glamour: Dynasty actress Emma Samms will also be putting herself through the paces
Starry eyed: Wolfblood star Bobby Lockwood, 21, is sure to be a favourite
Stepping in fro Mr Motivator: Ex Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan is the latest star to be added to the lineup
And in the know when it comes to starting over, Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding explained that the reasoning behind her choice to take part in the show is so that people get to know the real her.
The 32-year-old asserted: 'People only see my stage persona. One of the reasons I’m doing this is so people can see me as a person in real life.
'With this, you’ll see more behind the scenes. I am human. I am not unbreakable.'
Promising to bring the audience the highs and lows of the competition, Harding added: 'There will be laughter and tears and people will get to see that. This is a big new challenge for me.'
Hostess with the mostess: The One Show's Alex Jones will compere the competition week by week
Olympic standard: Louis Smith and Nadia Comaneci will judge the performances
The pressure is on: Sebastien Stella and Craig Heap are also on the judging panel
BBC1's new celebrity talent show, Tumble starts on 9 August and will be hosted by The One Show's Alex Jones.
Mentored by Olympic gold medalist Beth Tweddle and judged by gymnast and Strictly Come Dancing winner Louis Smith, the competing contestants will be in good hands for the channel's first gymnastics project.
The celebrities, who include Steps' Ian 'H' Watkins, Andrea McLean, Dynasty actress Emma Samms, Carl Froch and Sugababes' Amelle Berrabah, have also been paired with an eclectic mix of circus performers, acrobats and gymnasts.
The complete lineup also sees Andrea McLean, Bobby Lockwood, EastEnders' John Partridge and replacing Mr Motivator, who had to pull out of the show after dislocating his knee, will be former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan.
Read the full story in this week's new! magazine - out Tuesday August 5.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2716188/Lucy-Mecklenburgh-Sarah-Harding-dazzle-promo-shots-Tumble.html#ixzz39goajUwY
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