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Strictly star Anton Du Beke's lavish home as he finally lands TV judging job


Strictly star Anton Du Beke has shared more of a glimpse inside his lavish home on ITV’s This Morning, as he cooked up a storm in his classy kitchen.

The 54-year-old dancer featured on a food segment of This Morning with presenter couple Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes, showing off his rustic heart-decorated food hub.

His appearance on the show followed the news that he will be Strictly Come Dancing’s new judge, taking over from judge Bruno Tonioli on the BBC show.

The professional dancer, who lives in a stunning mansion in Buckinghamshire, often shows off his lavish living room but fans were delighted to see where he rustles up his grub too.

The dancer turned chef also loves to cook and bake in his spare time, and has now started doing this for work too on his guest cooking segments on This Morning.



Anton Du Beke
Anton Du Beke loves cooking up a storm in his beautifully rustic kitchen

The brilliant baker showed viewers of the ITV1 show how to make a delicious ‘Cha Cha Cherry Bakewell Cake’ live from his home.

Anton’s kitchen consists of is a stunning bare brick fireplace, traditional tiles and red heart-shaped bunting.

The star also decorated the room with country-style shaker cabinets and bright red accessories, including appliances such as a toaster.

The is also a homely sign that hangs above his focal-point fireplace which says: “I’D RATHER BE DRINKING CHAMPAGNE”.



Anton Du Beke
Anton Du Beke showing off his smooth movies in his luxurious living room

Guests to the family home can also enjoy tucking into some of Anton’s tasty treats at his large solid wood dining table.

Anton’s traditional abode is elegantly decorated and features stunning bay windows in the living room, which can often be seen on his Instagram.

The smooth mover has appeared on every series of Strictly since it began in 2004, aimed to keep up fans spirits over lockdown with online dancing sessions.

The star performed the lessons from his living room in front of his windows showing off the room’s main focal point, its floor-to-ceiling heavy floral fringed curtains.



Anton Du Beke and his two children
Anton loves reading with his two children George and Henrietta

The room also boats cream coloured walls and a shiny wooden floor, perfect for Anton to display his dance moves on.

The dancer often dressed up in a top hat and tails for his 244k followers when the pandemic struck, but when the cameras are cut he has said he enjoys watching chilling out too.

He loves watching TV with his wife Hannah on his comfy off-white sofa and reading with his two children Henriette and George.

On Thursday, Anton told fans that he was overjoyed to announce his new role on the classic dancing show.

Finally, he will be swapping his dancing shoes for a seat at the judge’s table, after comical jabs every year wondering when this would happen.



Anton Du Beke
The star loves hosting dinner parties on his stable wooden table

Anton said: “My loves I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to be stepping into Bruno’s brogues for the next series of Strictly.

“It’s a dream come true to be judging alongside the best of the best and I promise to be kinder to all the couples than any of them have ever been to me.”

Anton will also be joining head judge Shirley Ballas, along with Motsi Mabuse and Craig Revel Horwood to score the contestants.



Anton's home features eye-catching curtains
Anton’s home features eye-catching curtains

According to reports, the previous judge Bruno had to miss the last series of the show due to coronavirus travel restrictions, as he would have had to cross the Atlantic.

Ahead of this season’s return this autumn, Bruno has already pulled out of returning as a judge due to a reported schedule clash.

Despite being a familiar face on the show since Strictly began in 2004, Bruno is busy over in America working on Dancing with the Stars.

However, The Sun has reported that Bruno, 65, hopes to return to the BBC One show for the classic Christmas Special.





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