BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker has revealed that Sally Nugent, his BBC Breakfast co-star, will be performing at a special Strictly Come Dancing charity show.
44-year-old BBC broadcaster took to Instagram to discuss the upcoming celebrity event, the Rob Burrow Strictly Ball, which will be hosted by Leeds Hospitals Charity.
Fundraising will be used to fund Motor Neurone Disease research and support a new centre for people with this condition. “horrible” disease.
The 11 stars will compete against one another to win the coveted title. “glittering trophy”Sally said that Dan, her ex-Strictly star pal has taught her dance moves ahead of the contest.
Dan revealed that he will be putting on his dancing shoes at the star-studded event and will reunite with Nadiya Bychkova, his former partner in Strictly Pro Dance.
The presenter, along with his adorable dog Winnie, spoke out about the charity ball in an Instagram Stories video.
Dan wishes Sally all the best on the dancefloor. “Winnie and I would love to pass on our love and support for the one and only Sally Nugent, wouldn’t we [speaking to Winnie]? Who’s taking part in the Burrow Strictly Ball this weekend.
“It’s not difficult to learn if you’re not a dancer.”
He went on: “It is a charity event that Rob Burrow has organized to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease and other charities close to his heart.
“It’s all been done by his family. I think Sally’s one of about 10 or 11 celebs taking part. It should be a great evening.”
The ex-Strictly semifinalist also confirmed that he would be joining his old Strictly pal Nadiya on the dance floor.
He continued: “They’ve also asked me to dust off my dancing shoes, I know, so later this week I’ll be getting together with two-time world champion, Nadiya Bychkova, and we’ll be trying to remember our Charleston.”
He said that although Nadiya would have been fine, he might be able to handle it. “struggle”To be able to recall his dancing moves.
The journalist explained that he would be joining the judging panel along with Nadiya Fletcher and Kelvin Fletcher as well as Jon Richardson, a comedian.
He joked that he’ll be harnessing the power of his imagination “inner-Craig”This is a reference Craig Revel Horwood, strict Strictly judge.
Sally, herself, posted about her dancing experience on Twitter. “might not be very good”.
Sally shared a photo of Rob and her on the red carpet at BAFTA TV Awards. “Next week I will be dancing at @Rob7Burrow Strictly charity ball. I might not be very good but hopefully will manage to make everyone smile.”
Her promotion was then made. JustGiving page for the cause, where over £4,000 was raised at the time of writing.
The page contained a part of her statement. “Not many people can persuade me to dance – but Rob is definitely one of them. From the moment we met – he made me feel like part of the family.
“BBC Breakfast’s team is proud of the film they made together “My Year with MND”. Rob, Lindsey & the children shared their story with us, even though they might be tempted to hide from the outside world.”
Mentioning Dan’s dancing advice, she added: “Dan Walker, my TV partner, has been giving me dance advice but I fear that I won’t be able to keep up.
“Hopefully we can make people smile. If Macy and Maya Burrow think I’ve done a good job that will be enough for me!”
Visit the JustGiving website to make a donation to Sally. Here.
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