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Adam Thomas is an actor and TV presenter. Adam is best known for playing Adam Barton in ITV soap Emmerdale, in which he won a TV Choice award for Best Soap Newcomer. Recently he reprised his role as Donte Charles in BBC One’s school based drama Waterloo Road.

Adam appeared in ITV’s I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here in 2016, and went on to co-host the spin-off–I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp.

In 2020 Adam teamed up with his brothers Ryan and Scott for six-part ITV travel series Absolutely India: Mancs in Mumbai where they took their late father back to Mumbai to trace their heritage and long lost relatives, and to see for the first time the country where the brothers descended from. He also co-hosts popular podcast series Mancs on the Mic, alongside his brothers.

Adam said: "I am so excited to be joining the cast of this years' Strictly Come Dancing. I've been such a big fan of the show for years, I can't believe I'm actually doing it! I can't dance to save my life but I'm buzzing to learn and have a good laugh with my pro. Get me on that dance floor...I can't wait!"

The news was revealed this morning on The Hits Radio Breakfast Show with Fleur East, James & Matt. Adam joins Amanda Abbington, Angela Rippon, Layton Williams, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Eddie Kadi, Angela Scanlon and Zara McDermott


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