Giovanni Pernice sends fans wild as he announces new show with Strictly co-star

Giovanni Pernice has landed a new BBC show with his Strictly co-star Anton Du Beke.

The professional dancers are leaving the ballroom behind and heading to Sicily.

The three-part entertainment travel series named Anton and Giovanni: Adventures in Sicily will see Giovanni introducing his beloved home of Sicily to his friend.

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Giovanni will be Anton’s guide as the pair discover what the sensational Mediterranean island has to offer – exploring everything from breathtaking sights such as Mount Etna and authentic old towns right through to sampling Sicilian cuisine and perhaps even indulging in a tango or two.

With sun, sea, lots of laughs and plenty of surprises in store as well, Anton and Giovanni promise to give viewers a Mediterranean adventure to remember.

Giovanni took to his Instagram page to share a trailer of the show, leaving his fans excited.

Taking to the comment section, one fan gushed: "This will be brilliant."

Another added: "Can’t wait for this."

A third person posted: "How lovely. Really look forward to watching this."

While a fourth social media user said: "Sun, sea, Sicily, Anton, Gio.. This has everything!"

Speaking about the new show, Anton said: "When I first heard about this trip it was pretty irresistible. What's not to love? It's all my favourite things, great food, great country and spending time in the sunshine with Giovanni. Marvellous!"

Giovanni added: "To say this has been a dream project is an understatement.

"Taking Anton to my much-loved home of Sicily was simply Bellissima.

"We danced, we laughed, and had the time of our lives – with great culture, food and company. I cannot wait for viewers in the UK to come on this journey with us. See you in the Sicilian sun! Ciao."

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Jo Wallace, Senior Commissioning Editor sayid: "I am sure that this fun packed adventure showcasing all Sicily has to offer will certainly prove that our dancing duo of Anton and Giovanni are a match made in the Med!"

Broadcast details will be announced in due course.

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