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Layton Williams is a film and theatre actor and has performed in London’s West End, with performances such as the title role in Billy Elliot and Everyone’s Talking About Jamie. His stage shows also include Thriller Live, Rent, Hairspray and New Adventures.

He is best known on TV for playing Stephen Carmichael in the Bad Education movie and recently rebooted series. Other TV features include Beautiful People, Benidorm, The Cleaner, and I Hate Suzie. Layton is also the voice over artist for the U.K's first gay dating show, I Kissed a Boy on BBC.

Running his own performing arts company ‘Pros from the Shows’ with hopes to inspire the next generation of performers, over the years he has been the recipient of multiple Black British Theatre Awards, plus an Attitude Award for his work and visibility in the LGBTQ+ community.

Layton said: "Absolutely buzzing to confirm that I will be taking part in THE most iconic dance competition in the UK! It's time to bring it to the Ballroom. So excited to learn new skills from the best. Bring on the sequins… ALL the sequins!"


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