GREG Sensible has revealed how his Strictly superfan sister had a glitterball coffin – and he hopes to carry out Dancing Queen as a tribute.
The 55-year-old actor was devastated by the demise of his sister Clare from most cancers in 2016.
3Strictly’s Greg Sensible has revealed how his sister’s love of dance made him conform to do the showCredit: PA3Greg’s disco-loving sister Clare died in 2016Credit: GettyNow Greg – who’s married to actress Emma Thompson – has revealed how he determined to participate in Strictly due to his sister’s love of dance.
He mentioned: “I used to be requested and I assumed ‘no I am unable to do it’, after which I considered it and virtually 5 years in the past that my sister died would be the first day that we do our routines on this.
“My sis was an actual disco diva, she was the dancer within the household and he or she left this world in a glitterball coffin.
“And as this present is all glittery and diva-ry and disco-y I assumed I’ve to do for her.”
Requested if there was any explicit track his sister beloved that he may dance to, Greg mentioned: “Dancing Queen was her massive one so I believe we may in all probability waltz to that could not we? That may be enjoyable.”
Elaborating on his different causes for participating within the new sequence, which launches on Saturday, Greg mentioned: “I am 30 years in as knowledgeable and I have been across the block a number of occasions and have by no means even dreamt of attempting to do one thing like this.
“It is all about problem and residing outdoors your consolation zone and right here I’m, I am the oldest one right here.”
Greg was the tenth superstar to be unveiled on this 12 months’s line-up, which additionally consists of Dan Walker, Katie McGlynn and Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty.
Greg performed Lord Louis Mountbatten in Netflix hit The Crown, and has additionally starred in Sense & Sensibility, Effie Grey, and Strolling On Sunshine.
3Greg is married to actress Emma ThompsonCredit: GettyStrictly Come Dancing launches on Saturday, September 18 at 7.45pm on BBC One.
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