‘I would definitely love to do it,’ she said. ‘It has always clashed with my charity bike ride but next year the ride is taking place in the spring, so I’ve certainly got the time.
‘Doing Strictly is amazing. It makes you feel life is wonderful. When people say they feel sad after getting kicked out, it’s true.’
Meanwhile, host Tess Daly has royalty in her sights, hoping that Prince Charles will join Fern in next year’s line-up.
‘He’s told me he’s a huge dancing fan and loves the show… and has always wanted to tango,’ she said. Dream on, Tess!