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7 July 2023

Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins

John has announced the exciting news that he's joined the line-up for Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins, filming in New Zealand on a range of exacting competitive tasks! Does he have what it takes to pass SAS selection? Check out John's announcement:

For more info about the show, visit the Channel 4 website:

The broadcast dates have not yet been announced.

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16 March 2022

JB Convention: Megacon Live, Birmingham

John will be heading back to the UK soon and his first stop will be in Birmingham for Megacon Live at the NEC! Get your tickets now for a great weekend of fandom fun!

Tickets are on sale now from:

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12 March 2022
Updated: 16 March

JB Convention: Wales Comic Con: Telford Takeover

Update 16 March: Unfortunately, due to a clash with preparations for John's tour, he's no longer able to attend Wales Comic Con: Telford Takeover. Pre-purchased tickets are being refunded by the organisers.

Original post: Wales Comic Con is back at the Telford International Centre on 2-3 April. Come along for a great weekend of fun, friendship, signings, photo ops and John's unique panel!

Tickets are on sale now from:

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21 February 2022

JB on GMB tomorrow!

John will be appearing on ITV's morning show, Good Morning Britain, on Tuesday, 22 February, by live link from Palm Springs. Tune in at around 8.45am.

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30 January 2022

JB Convention: Pensacon

Fancy some Florida sunshine?! Come to Pensacola and join John next month at Pensacon on 18-20 February at the Pensacola Bay Center. All the fun fandom events including signings, photo ops and John's fabulous panel!

Tickets are on sale now from:

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14 December 2021
Update: 5 Jan 2022

JB Convention: FanExpo New Orleans

Update: 5 January 2022: Sadly, as John has tested positive for COVID-19, he will no longer be able to attend FanExpo New Orleans. He hopes to be back in that great city sometime soon!

Original post: Kicking off the 2022 convention season is FanExpo New Orleans and John will be there to join in the fun! The event is being held at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center on 7-9 January and John will be there on the Saturday and Sunday.

To find out more and buy tickets, go to:

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21 November 2021

JB Virtual Panels: Oz Comic Con

As travel to Australia is still restricted, John will be zooming in virtually for panels at the Oz Comic Con events in Sydney and Melbourne on 4 and 11 December. The panels may be virtual, but they will still be a lot of fun!

Check out all the information you need at:

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18 November 2021

JB Convention: Fandemic Tour 2022

Next year will be a big one for conventions as many start up again after such a long break! Then there will be new events, like the Fandemic Tour Atlanta, coming to the Georgia World Congress Center in March 2022. John will attend to meet fans, sign autographs, do photo-ops and, of course, give fans the Barrowman panel experience!

Tickets are on sale now from:

14 December 2021

JB Convention: Los Angeles Comic Con

Buy your tickets now for the Los Angeles Comic Con, scheduled to take place at the LA Convention Center. John will be appearing on 4-5 December.

Tickets on sale now:

14 December 2021

JB Virtual Panel: Auckgeddon: The Prequel

John will be beaming into the Auckgeddon: The Prequel event at 10.00am (NZ time) on 23 October.

Visit the Armageddon Expo Facebook page for more info.

8 September 2021

JB Convention: Twin Cities Con, Minneapolis MN

A new convention is being launched in Minneapolis next month and John will be there to join in the fun! Come along to the Minneapolis Convention Center on 2-3 October for a great weekend of signing sessions, photo ops and panels.

Tickets are now on sale from:

5 September 2021

JB Convention: Northern Fancon, Canada

Fans in British Columbia, Canada, will be delighted to hear that John will be at the rescheduled Northern Fancon! The con will be held at the CN Centre, Prince George, BC from 24-26 September.

Tickets are now on sale from:

12 August 2021

JB Convention: Wales Comic Expo Telford Takeover

The postponed and much anticipated Wales Comic Con is now scheduled to take place at The International Centre, Telford, in November!

John will be there, with other members of the Torchwood cast, for Q&As, photo ops and signings. Book your tickets now, as they are selling fast!

6 August 2021

JB Convention: Cincinnati Comic Expo

The Duke Energy Convention Center will host the biggest comic and pop culture expo in Cincinnati in September and John will be there!

Come along for a great weekend of Q&As, photo ops and signing sessions on 18-19 September. Tickets are now on sale from:

21 July 2021

JB Convention: Motor City Comic Con

The fall convention season is really getting back up and running! Motor City Comic Con have announced that John will be back at their event at the Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi MI, on 16 and 17 October.

Tickets are now on sale from:

17 July 2021

JB Convention: Alabama Comic Con

John will be at the two-day Alabama Comic Con at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham, Alabama, on 9-10 October. Come along for a great event full of fandom fun.

Full details and tickets are available on the convention website:

6 July 2021

JB Convention: Calgary Expo

Join John at Western Canada's biggest pop culture expo at the Calgary Stampede Park, 10-12 September.

All the information you need to plan your visit and order your tickets is at the event website:

6 July 2021

JB Convention: MegaCon Orlando

Orlando will be hosting a Mega celebration of fandom in August and John will be there! The Orange County Convention Center is the place to be from 12-15 August.

Head over to the convention website for everything you need to know and to book your tickets.

30 June 2021

JB Convention: FanExpo Boston

The conventions are coming back and John will be on the convention trail soon! Join him for a fun fandom weekend at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from 3-5 September.

For more information and tickets, visit the event website at:

14 April 2021

JB TV: Celebrity Juice

John will be a guest on the new series of Celebrity Juice on Thursday, 15 April. Tune into ITV2 at 10.00pm for a fun and naughtiness-filled show!

23 April 2021

JB TV: Ainsley's Food We Love

John will join Ainsley Harriott in his ITV kitchen on Saturday, 24 April to explore the Foods We Love. Tune into ITV at 11.35am for foodie heaven!

For more information on the show, visit the ITV website:

27 February 2021

All Star Musicals to return!

John is thrilled to be back to host a one-off special of All Star Musicals. The show gives celebrities the opportunity to perform, after vocal and dance training, for the panel of judges and a virtual audience. Their scores determine who will be crowned the champion performer.

John said: "Now more than ever we're all in need of some fabulous musical entertainment and I can’t wait to be reunited with Elaine Paige on stage for All Star Musicals. We've got the most amazing show lined up with something for everyone and lots and lots of surprises!"

Elaine Paige returns as head judge and mentor, with Samantha Barks and Trevor Dion Nicholas joining her on the judging panel. All Star Musicals will be filmed before a virtual audience on Friday, 12 March for broadcast on ITV at 6.30pm on Sunday, 21 March. If you'd like to be in the virtual audience, you can apply for tickets at:

For more information about the show, go to:

12 January 2021
8 Mar

John back on the Ice Panel

Update 8 March: Tune into ITV at 6.00pm for the grand finale of Dancing On Ice 2021. You can catch up with all the action from the series on the ITV Hub.

Sunday, 17 January sees the return of ITV's ice dance competition, Dancing On Ice. John will be back on the Ice Panel of judges, alongside Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Ashley Banjo. Tune in at 6.00pm on Sundays to see how the competitors get on, and what John thinks of how they are doing!

Check out the full line-up of celebrity and pro ice dancers who will be appearing on the show.

28 January 2021

John guesting on Lorraine

John will be a guest on Lorraine on Friday, 29 January 2021 to chat about all things Dancing On Ice. The show airs at 9.00am on ITV and STV.

1 January 2021

Captain Jack is Back!

Captain Jack is back, saving the Doctor and the world from the Daleks! The festive return of our swashbuckling hero is on BBC1 at 6.45pm, New Year's Day and afterwards on BBC iPlayer, and on BBC America at 8.00pm (ET). Don't miss it!

18 December 2020

Cocktail Caroling with John!

Book now for an intimate cocktail caroling virtual event, featuring John singing live, with friend and musical director, David Caddick, on the piano. John's Mom, Dad and husband Scott will also be there to join in the fun!

This event will be held on Wednesday, 23 December from 2.00pm-2.45pm PST (5.00pm EST, 10.00pm GMT).

17 December 2020

JB TV - The One Show

John popped into The One Show studio to chat from his home in the US. You can watch past episodes on the BBC website at:

30 October 2020

JB TV: Shopping with Keith Lemon

Here's something to make us smile! John joins Keith Lemon to chat about all things shopping and lots more. Tune into ITV2 on Sunday, 1 November at 10.00pm for some fabulous and fun conversation.

Visit the show website for more information:

6 Sep 2020

JB Virtual Convention

Following his show-stopping virtual appearance at the regional Armageddon Expos earlier this year, John will beam into the Auckland Armageddon Expo on 24 October to interact with fans and present his uniquely fabulous panel! The time of the panel will be confirmed nearer the time.

More information at:

27 Aug 2020


If you enjoyed John's appearance on the off-the-wall quiz, QI, tune into BBC2 at 9.00pm on Saturday, 29 August to watch the extended version, QIXL. The theme is "Rude" and there will be shuttlecocks and Daleks!

22 Aug 2020

JB at GalaxyCon Live

Join John for a free live-stream Q&A, hosted by GalaxyCon Live! He will be online at 2.00pm ET (11.00am PT, 7.00pm UK) on Saturday, 12 September.

Register for free at:

Personalised autographs are also available for purchase. GalaxyCon offer both US and international shipping.

23 Oct 2019
22 Aug 2020

Stages 2021

Update 22 August 2020: Floating Festivals, the organisers of Stages 2021, have now been placed into Administration. Ticket holders who booked by credit or debit card should contact their card providers in the first instance to enquire about a refund.

Contact details for the Administrators can be found at:

Update 15 August 2020: Sadly, the Stages 2021 Musical Theatre Festival at Sea has now been cancelled due to contractual issues. Ticket holders will be contacted by the company about the refund process.

Original post: John will be headlining the Stages 2020 Musical Theatre Festival at Sea, sailing out of Southampton UK on 27 September 2020 on the Royal Caribbean Line's "Anthem of the Seas". The wonderful cast of musical theatre stars on the five-day trip also includes Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo, Bonnie Langford and John Owen-Jones.

As well as amazing musical performances, there will be a full programme of events and workshops, all included in the cost.

Check out West End Wilma's interview with John and some of the other stars:

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6 Mar 2020
Updated 29 July 2020

JB TV - Holby City

John is thrilled to be appearing on the iconic BBC One medical drama, Holby City. He said:

"Super excited to introduce you to someone new. His name is Drew, he's a Surgeon, he's Scottish and will be on your screens this Spring. Is he good or bad?? You will want to tune in to find out. Oh yeah he also drives a fabulous car!"

Holby City is on BBC One on Tuesdays. Don't miss it! The BBC have released their official spring trailer:

Article in the Metro:

And in Radio Times:

Update 22 July: The BBC have confirmed that Drew Nicholson-Heath arrives in his Bentley at Holby City on Tuesday, 28 July. Tune into BBC 1 at 8.30pm! Watch the new trailer at:

Update 29 July: Check out John's behind-the-scenes video from the filming of Holby City:

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23 Jul 2020

A MAD Drag Night

Join John and a host of stars as they help celebrate five glorious years of A MAD Drag Night, in support of the Make A Difference Trust.

The show will be streamed live on You Tube at 6.30pm (UK time) on Sunday, 26 July.

22 Jul 2020

JB TV - The One Show and Lorraine

John has a couple of interview appearances coming up on UK TV. On Friday, 24 July, he'll be virtually visiting the The One Show hosts. Tune into BBC One at 7.00pm.

Then on Tuesday morning, at 9.00am, John will chat to Lorraine on her show on ITV.

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6 Mar 2020
Updated 22 July 2020

JB TV - Holby City

John is thrilled to be appearing on the iconic BBC One medical drama, Holby City. He said:

"Super excited to introduce you to someone new. His name is Drew, he's a Surgeon, he's Scottish and will be on your screens this Spring. Is he good or bad?? You will want to tune in to find out. Oh yeah he also drives a fabulous car!"

Holby City is on BBC One on Tuesdays. Don't miss it! The BBC have released their official spring trailer:

Article in the Metro:

And in Radio Times:

Update 22 July: The BBC have confirmed that Drew Nicholson-Heath arrives in his Bentley at Holby City on Tuesday, 28 July. Tune into BBC 1 at 8.30pm! Watch the new trailer at:

10 May 2020
Updated 20 July 2020

JB Conventions: Supanova

Update 20 July: Due to restrictions on international travel, John is unable to attend the Supanova conventions in Australia this year. However, he's looking forward to meeting fans "downunder" in June 2021! More details on dates and tickets will be confirmed later.

Original post: John is scheduled to attend the Supanova Conventions in Sydney and Perth in August. The Sydney event is booked for 7-9 August, with the Perth convention the following weekend, 15-16 August. These events will, of course, be dependent on the prevailing pandemic situation and the organisers will decide nearer the time whether they can go ahead.

Tickets are currently on sale from:

19 Mar 2020
Updated 8 July 2020

Wales Comic Con: Telford Takeover

The organisers of the Wales Comic Con: Telford Takeover, scheduled to take place on 22-23 August, have now announced that they have decided to postpone the event to 2021. Rescheduled dates will be announced in due course. All ticketholders will be contacted and their tickets for the 2020 event will be refunded or transferred to the new dates.

29 May 2020
Updated 8 July 2020

JB Conventions - Virtually!

John will beam into the Armageddon Expo events in New Zealand in July and August for a virtual panel and to interact with fans. It might be virtual, but you can bet it will still be John's very special brand of FABULOUS!

John's panels will be as follows:
Christchurch - 1.00pm Saturday, 18 July
Tauranga - 1.00pm Saturday, 25 July
Wellington - 1.00pm Saturday, 1 August

More information from:

20 Dec 2019
Updated 8 July 2020

JB Convention: GalaxyCon Raleigh

Update 8 July: GalaxyCon has now been postponed to 10-13 December 2020. As this clashes with the start of panto season, John will be unable to attend. Please read the announcement at:

Original post: GalaxyCon Raleigh is a weekend festival of fandom and fun! Join John on 1-2 August 2020 at the Raleigh Convention Center for autographs, photo ops and the panel that people never forget!

Tickets (including a special reduced price offer available for a limited time only) are on sale now.

29 June 2020

JB TV: Good Morning Britain

John will be appearing virtually in the Good Morning Britain studios tomorrow, Tuesday, 30 June. Tune into ITV from 6.00am (BST), or catch up later on the ITV Hub.

27 June 2020

TRIC Summer Drinks

Join John and Lorraine Kelly (President of the Television and Radio Industry Club) for an hour of entertainment and fun at 5.00pm (UK time) on Thursday, 2 July. During the hour, there will be a chance for the audience to ask questions and the new President of TRIC will be announced. Bring a cocktail!

Register for this free event at:

25 June 2020

JB TV: Loose Women

John and Scott will be chatting to the Loose Women panel on Friday, 26 June. Tune into ITV from 12.30pm (BST), on ITV+1 from 1.30pm or later on the ITV Hub.

10 June 2020

JB Virtual Panel

Join John for an hour-long panel as part of the newly-launched FanExpo Virtual Experiences series. He will go online at 6.00pm EDT on Friday, 26 June with stories and to answer fans' questions. All the fun of John's famously fabulous panels from the comfort of your own sofa!

The event is free but you will need a ticket, so visit the link below to book your place and to read more about how the livestream will work.

5 June 2020

JB interview with Gaby Roslin

John will be chatting to Gaby Roslin via the Hello! Magazine Instagram Live on Friday, 5 June, at 6.00pm (BST). In the US that will be 10.00am PST, 12.00 CST, and 1.00pm EST.

Watch the interview at:

2 June 2020

JB chats to Noel Clarke

Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith in Doctor Who and now an acclaimed film-maker and director) recently chatted to John for his Instagram series, "Career Chronicles". The interview will be released on Noel's Instagram on Wednesday, 3 June, at 7.30pm (UK time).

Watch the interview at:

20 Nov 2019
Update: 1 June 2020

JB Convention: FedCon 29, Bonn

Update 1 June: FedCon 29 has been postponed and will now be held on 9-11 October. It is currently anticipated that John will be able to attend on the revised dates. More information at the FedCon website, link below.

Original post: John is off to Germany in May 2020 for one of their biggest conventions - FedCon. The event will be held at the Maritim Hotel in Bonn from 29-31 May. For a great line-up, plenty of signings, photo ops and, of course, the unique experience that is the Barrow-panel, book now!

Tickets are on sale from:

28 May 2020


The new series of QI starts tonight on BBC2. John filmed a guest appearance a while ago and that episode airs tonight, Thursday, 28 May, at 9.00pm. Tune in - it's sure to be fabulous and "Quite Interesting!"

7 May 2020

John chats to Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell (Arrow) talked to John via video recently on the theme, "How'd You Do It?" From his first commercial shoot back in high school, to working with Stephen on the set of Arrow, and everything in between, this fabulously entertaining interview covers John's entire career. Check it out at:

1 May 2020

Interview with Joe McElderry

If you missed John's chat to Joe McElderry yesterday, or would like to listen again, the interview is now available on Joe's Facebook page:

18 Apr 2020

Doctor Who Rewatch

John will be joining David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Freema Agyeman, Russell T Davies and Graeme Harper for a global rewatch of the Doctor Who two-parter, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End on Sunday, 19 April. Everyone will hit "play" on the first episode at 7.00pm in the UK (11.00am PT/2.00pm ET) with the second episode starting at 8.00pm BST/12 noon PT/3.00pm ET.

Follow John on Twitter (@johnbarrowman) and the whole cast via the event hashtag #SubwaveNetwork. John will also be commenting live on his Instagram (@johnscotbarrowman).

16 Apr 2020

JB TV: Celebrity Juice

We could all do with a good laugh at the moment, so tune into ITV2 tonight, Thursday, 16 April at 10.00pm for a dose of Celebrity Juice. John joined the panel for a crazy hour of fun! (Filmed earlier this year.)

12 Apr 2020

Global Torchwood Rewatch

Following the success of the global watch-along of the first series episode of Torchwood, "Captain Jack Harkness", Radio Times are hosting a second event. The episode this time is the series 2, episode 1 story, "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang". Cue up your DVDs, or download the episode from BBC iPlayer or other streaming services, and join John in this worldwide celebration of Torchwood on Friday, 17 April at 8.00pm (UK time). In the US, that's 12.00 noon PT, 3.00pm ET.

John will be providing commentary on Twitter (@johnbarrowman) and Instagram Live (@johnscotbarrowman) and, after the episode, he'll be answering questions on the Radio Times You Tube channel. More info:

10 Apr 2020

Greenwich Music Time - Cancelled

Sadly, the Greenwich Music Time concert on 7 July at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, has been cancelled due to the current coronavirus situation.

All tickets will be refunded by ticket agents. For more information, please see the Greenwich Music Time website.

1 Apr 2020

Torchwood Rewatch

Cue up the DVD player, or download from BBC iPlayer! Tomorrow, Thursday, 2 April at 8.00pm (UK time) fans around the world are invited to join John in rewatching the fan-favourite episode from Season 1 of Torchwood, "Captain Jack Harkness". Check your local timezone, but this should be at 12.00pm PT and 3.00pm ET for US viewers.

John will be commenting along on Twitter (@johnbarrowman) and Instagram (@johnscotbarrowman) and after the episode, Radio Times will host an interview and Q&A session with John. Come and join the fun!

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28 Feb 2020
17 Mar 2020

Armageddon Expo - Event postponed

Update: 17 March 2020 Armageddon Expo, scheduled to take place at the Wellington Sky Stadium on 10-12 April, has been postponed to August. All event tickets will be refunded. Guest appearances for the rescheduled Expo will be confirmed nearer the time. For more information and updates, visit:

16 Mar 2020

JB TV - All Round To Mrs Brown's

Tune into BBC1 on Saturday, 21 March at 9.15pm for the new series of chat show All Round To Mrs Brown's. John and his parents, Marion and John Senior, join "Mrs Brown" and reveal some family secrets! Check out a clip from the show at:

6 Mar 2020

JB Radio

John had a great time chatting to Zoe Ball on her BBC Radio 2 show this morning. The interview is available on catch-up:

On Sunday, 8 March, he'll be with Laura Whitmore on her show on BBC Radio 5 Live, on air from 10.00am. Listen online at:

7 Feb 2020
28 Feb

JB x Dobell

John has announced that he's launching a men's clothing range in collaboration with British designers, Dobell. Combining red carpet style with British Design, the "JB x Dobell" collection has been designed to make exclusive fashion achievable for everyone. The countdown to the launch has officially started!

Follow Dobell on Instagram (@dobellclothing) for some great competitions

Update 28 Feb: Due to public demand, John and Dobell are delighted to announce the addition of a capsule collection of women's jackets and blazers to the JB x Dobell clothing range. More information on both ranges at:

25 Feb 2020


Two TV shows to look out for! John will be a guest on Celebrity Juice (ITV2) and QI (BBC2). Celebrity Juice will be recorded on Wednesday, 4 March, with QI recorded on Thursday, 5 March (afternoon recording). If you'd like to apply to be in the studio audience for these shows, visit the Applause Store website:

14 Feb 2020


John will be hoping for "food heaven" and not "food hell" on Saturday Kitchen tomorrow, Saturday, 15 February at 10.00am on BBC1. Tune in to find out which foods he loves and which he hates!

He will also be chatting to Lorraine on her show on Monday, 17 February about DOI and his exciting new clothing range, JBxDobell. Join them on the sofa from 9.00am on ITV.

9 Feb 2020

BBC Radio London

John will be a guest on Gaby Roslin's radio show today, 9 February, to chat about all things Dancing on Ice. Tune into BBC Radio London from 3.00pm.

26 Jan 2020

JB TV: Captain Jack's back!

Just what The Doctor (and fans around the world) ordered! Captain Jack made a surprise return to Doctor Who in the episode "Fugitive of the Judoon" which aired in the UK on Sunday, 26 January.

John spoke to Radio Times about the massive secrecy surrounding Jack's return and how he covered up his time in Cardiff for filming!

17 Dec 2019

JB Convention: Winnipeg ComicCon

Winnipeg ComicCon will be welcoming John on 31 October-1 November for a great weekend of convention fun (and maybe some Halloween spookiness!) at the RBC Convention Centre. Get your tickets and plan your visit with signings, photo ops and a unique Barrowman panel experience.

Tickets and event details available from:

10 Dec 2019

JB Concert - Greenwich Music Time

John will be headlining one of six open-air concerts taking place as part of the Greenwich Music Time Festival in the stunning setting of The Old Royal Naval College, London. With a backdrop of the London city skyline and the Thames, this is set to be a very special event. John will star alongside Lea Salonga on Tuesday, 7 July 2020.

Peter Taylor, Director of Cuffe & Taylor, said: "We're delighted to announce our first headliners and what a line-up! This is an event like no other and there is truly something for everyone. We love seeing the crowd's reaction to these shows, soaking up the atmosphere with incredible live music in a stunning setting. Greenwich Music Time is a very special series of concerts, and we can't wait to bring them back for 2020."

Tickets will be on sale from 9.00am on Friday, 13 December.

1 Dec 2019

JB returning to Dancing on Ice

John competed in the first series of Dancing on Ice and will be back on the show for its 2020 season. But this time around he'll be leaving his skates in the locker as he'll be on the judging panel!

John will join Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Ashley Banjo as part of the "ice panel", commenting on and scoring the celebrity skaters as they learn their new skill.

Check out John's video on his Facebook page:

If you'd like to be in the studio audience, you can pre-register to be notified when applications can be submitted:

Update 12 December: ITV have confirmed that the new series of Dancing on Ice will launch on Sunday, 5 January (ITV and STV). A one-off special, Dancing on Ice at Christmas, goes out at 7.00pm on Sunday, 22 December.