Len Goodman is set to star in Channel 4's 'Can I Improve My Memory?'.

Len Goodman

Len Goodman

The 77-year-old dancer - who is best known as the former head judge on 'Strictly Come Dancing' - will be among the five famous faces who have joined the new series, which is being hosted by Sandi Toksvig.

The series will see Len be given just one week to memorise hundreds of niche facts, as well as trying to master mind-bending techniques before being quizzed by Sandi.

Other big-name stars set to appear on the show include retired sportsman Chris Eubank, TV presenter Anna Richardson, 'EastEnders' actor Nina Wadia and 'Love Island' winner Amber Gill.

The challenges will get progressively tougher for the celebrities as the series develops, but at the end, just one of them will be crowned the Memory Champion by Sandi.

Len quit 'Strictly' in 2016 and last year, he claimed he left the BBC show at "the right time".

He joked: "I do think it was the right time for me to leave because I'm done the show for 12 years and I couldn't think of what else to say about the Viennese Waltz!

"I suppose I could have carried on until people wanted rid of me, but I was still quite popular, so that was good."

Len also heaped praise on Shirley Ballas, who replaced him on 'Strictly'.

He explained: "I think Shirley has done a wonderful job, she stayed true to herself and didn't try to be like me. The show is still great and I think it's good that there are two men and two women on the panel."


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