Dancing On Ice behind the scenes – stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

There’s just four days to go before the new series of Dancing On Ice kicks off.

And the 12 celebrities taking part are certainly feeling the pressure as they shared behind-the-scenes videos and photos on social media.

Stars including Wes Nelson , James Jordan and Saira Khan gave viewers an insight into what they can expect on Sunday’s launch show.

Love Island star Wes showed a sneak peek at Gemma Collins rehearsing her routine to Beyonce’s Crazy In Love with pro-partner Matt Evers.

Meanwhile, Wes and Brian McFadden were seen showing off their moves to Tina Turner’s Proud Mary in a group rehearsal.

Dancing On Ice behind the scenes - stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

Wes Nelson, Brian McFadden and Saira Khan goof around at the Dancing On Ice rehearsals
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Former Strictly Come Dancing professional James Jordan was particularly busy, sharing a series of clips and photos.

In James’ video, Gemma declares: "We’re skating our socks off on the ice today."

To which the dancer interjects: "With all the pros. They’re making us look bad."

Dancing On Ice behind the scenes - stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

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Dancing On Ice behind the scenes - stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

Brian shows off his moves to Tina Turner
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As well as a glimpse at the studio’s rink, Loose Women star Saira and former Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton gave fans a peek at their respective dressing rooms.

Saira is caught on camera eating, claiming she’s "rewarding myself with being able to do an assisted three turn".

However, Melody admits she is worried about her skin after suffering a breakout while on her Christmas break.

She complains: "Skin broke out really bad after my holiday so I’ve got a filter on.

Dancing On Ice behind the scenes - stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

Gemma Collins cosies up to James Jordan
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Dancing On Ice behind the scenes - stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

Feeling nervous? There’s just a few days to go to the live show launch
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Dancing On Ice behind the scenes - stars shares their nerves ahead of launch

Lads: James and cricketer Ryan Sidebottom
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"I’m trying to get this skin clear before Sunday."

Wes is currently favourite to take home the 2019 title after wowing fans with his dance moves on Love Island last summer.

Also on the show are Saara Aalto, Ryan Sidebottom, Didi Conn, Richard Blackwood, Jane Danson, and Mark Little.

Dancing On Ice starts on ITV on Sunday 6 January at 6pm.

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