Carley Stenson: who is the actress set to appear on ITV’s figure skating contest Dancing on Ice?

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Dancing on Ice is set to begin on Sunday and Carley Stenson is set to make her figure skating debut

Dancing on Ice is set to return to ITV on Sunday 15 January, with eleven celebrities lined up to take on the figure skating challenge.

Celebrities including Joey Essex, Patsy Palmer and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu have been perfecting their ice skating skills ahead of the first live show.

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The show sees a group of celebrities performing figure skating routines in-front of the four celebrity judges, Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean, Ashley Banjo and Oti Mabuse.

Previous winners of the show have been Joe Swash and Ray Quinn and last year’s skating champion Regan Gascoigne.

Who is Carley Stenson?

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Carley Stenson is set to appear on the 2023 season of Dancing on Ice | ITV

Carley Stenson is one of the eleven celebrities that has signed up to take on the Dancing on Ice challenge.

Carley was born in Billinge Higher End, Wigan on 22 September, 1982.

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As a child, Carley competed in several talent competitions hosted by the St Helens Star.

What is Carley Stenson known for?

Carley Stenson is an actress and singer who is most known for her role as Steph Cunningham in Hollyoaks, which saw her nominated for several awards.

The actress also appeared in BBC soap opera Doctors where she played Harriet Shelton.

After leaving Hollyoaks in 2010, Carley moved her focus to musical theatre instead of television.

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Carley has since played Elle Woods in Legally Blonde: The Musical and Fantine in Les Miserables.

Is Carley Stenson married?

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Carley Stenson is most known for appearing in Hollyoaks | Getty Images for Stella Artois

Carley Stenson met her husband, fellow actor, Danny Mac whilst they were both starring in Legally Blonde: The Musical.

The couple first began dating in 2011, before tying the knot in 2017.

In March 2021, Carley and Danny announced that they were expecting their first child, with their daughter Skye Bella being born in June 2021.

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Who is Carley Stenson friends with?

Carley Stenson is good friends with her former Hollyoaks co-star Jorgie Porter who has been giving her advice ahead of her Dancing on Ice Performance.

Jorgie appeared on the 2012 series of the figure skating contest, where she finished second.

Carley told OK! Magazine: “I’ve already messaged Jorgie, actually. She said, ‘Do it. I had such a blast.’ She gave me advice, just as I gave her advice because she’s having a baby – we’ve kind of life-swapped!”

What has Carley Stenson said about Dancing on Ice?

Carley Stenson has been sharing her training for Dancing on Ice with her followers on her Instagram.

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In a video post, Carley said: “I am just so incredibly excited and so proud of how far I’ve come! Thank you, thank you @markhanretty@dancingonice - can’t wait to get started!”

The actress’s 61.8k were quick to wish her luck ahead of the first live shows on Friday.

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