The Masked Dancers Knickerbocker Glory unveiled as Strictlys Craig Revel Horwood – The Mirror

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The Masked Dancer’s Knickerbocker Glory has been revealed to be Craig Revel Horwood on the ITV show.

They were the first of two characters to be unmasked in the latest episode of the spin-off to The Masked Singer on Friday night.

Host Joel Dommett confirmed who would be going home, and therefore who would be unmasked there and now.

It was Knickerbocker Glory who lost out on a place in the final on Saturday night, and as they removed their mask all was finally revealed.

On taking on the show, Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig said: “I haven’t danced for years and thought it a fun challenge.”

Craig Revel Horwood is Knickerbocker Glory on The Masked Dancer UK
Craig Revel Horwood is Knickerbocker Glory on The Masked Dancer UK
(Image: ITV)

Admitting is nerves he went on: “Yes, I was very nervous. However, I would be just as confident with the mask off.”

On keeping it quiet, he said: “I wanted to tell everyone, it was so very difficult.”

The Masked Dancer UK launched its first series almost a week ago on ITV, and has aired every night this week asides from Wednesday.

The Masked Dancer's Knickerbocker Glory has been revealed to be Craig Revel Horwood on the ITV show
The Masked Dancer’s Knickerbocker Glory has been revealed to be Craig Revel Horwood on the ITV show
(Image: ITV)

Thursday night saw the first double elimination of the series, with another double exit confirmed for Friday.

So far, Llama, Beagle, Rubber Chicken, Beetroot, Flamingo and Viper have all been unmasked.

The celebrities identified have included singer Louise Redknapp, Diversity dance group member Jordan Banjo and burlesque dancer and American model Dita Von Teese.

Also unmasked were Ski Jumper Eddie the Eagle, Christopher Dean and Zoe Ball.

Judges Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall, Oti Mabuse and Mo Gilligan have now got to work out who the remaining acts are.

DI Steve Arnott

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On Friday, it was semi-finalists Frog, Squirrel, Zip, Carwash, Scarecrow and Knickerbocker Glory who were competing once more.

Several names were rumoured by fans to be in the costumes, after performances and clues across the week.

Tipped to be unmasked included Strictly Come Dancing and EastEnders star Maisie Smith, Mark Wright, Kelly Osbourne and Baga Chipz.

Other possible stars on the show are Louis Smith, Craig Revel Horwood, Frank Bruno and Howard Donald.

The Masked Dancer UK concludes Saturday at 7:30pm on ITV.

 

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