Anneka Rice shot to fame in this country as the Sky-Runner in Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt.

She also presented Sporting Chance, TV-am, Driving Force, Wish You Were Here, Capital Woman, Combat, Holiday, Hell’s Kitchen, The Royal Variety Performance and numerous other shows.

She went on to devise the award-winning Challenge Anneka for BBC One, shining a spotlight on issues like disability, homelessness and animal welfare and has raised millions of pounds worth of supplies and services for charities and communities.

Her radio work includes the Radio 2 Saturday Breakfast Show which she presented for six years; Pick Of The Week, Friday Night Is Music Night, The Arts Show, Sunday Love Songs, Loose Ends, and the award-winning podcast Fortunately.

She is a Patron of Operation Encompass, Help for Heroes and Horatio’s Garden.

Read more about Anneka on her Wikipedia page:

Follow Anneka on Twitter: @Anneka Rice and on Instagram: annekariceart

Anneka took part in the seventeenth series of Strictly and danced with Kevin Clifton. They left the competition in week 3, finishing in 14th position.


1Cha cha chaGloria
2WaltzRun To You
3CharlestonWoo Hoo


WeekDanceCRHMMSBBT Total
1 Cha cha cha 3 4 3 4 14
2 Waltz 4 5 5 5 19
3 Charleston 2 3 3 3 11

CRH = Craig Revel Horwood
MM = Motsi Mabuse
SB = Shirley Ballas
BT = Bruno Tonioli