Dan Walker stepped out after work at BBC Breakfast in Salford with his Strictly dance partner Nadiya Bychkova on Monday morning, following a recent trip to A&E.
The broadcaster, 44, who is taking part in this year’s show, looked as if he was ready for dance practice as he wore blue jogging trousers and a green padded jacket.
Professional dancer Nadiya, 32, who is was revealed to be partenered with on Saturday,was all smiles as she donned a black leather biker jacket.
Dancing duo! Dan Walker, 44, stepped out after work at BBC Breakfast in Salford with Strictly dance partner Nadiya Bychkova, 32, on Monday morning, following a recent trip to A&E.
Nadiya elevated her frame with trendy heeled mules and carried her belongings in a quilted Chanel bag which she slung across her body.
Accessorising further, she kept with the biker theme framing her face with oversized black aviator sunglasses and wore huge gold hoops in her ears.
The dancing duo looked in high spirits as they laughed together walking down the Manchester street.
Looking good: The broadcaster looked as if he was ready for dance practice as he wore sporty blue jogging trousers and a green puffer jacket while Nadiya wore a leather jacket and heels
The outing comes days after he revealed he was rushed to A&E while training for the show after running into a glass door.
Dan took to Instagram on Friday sharing a masked-up selfie from the hospital, as he told fans he’d been left feeling ‘a little wobbly’ in the wake of his injury.
‘Bit of head-based drama today! After whacking my noggin on the big glass window yesterday I got sent to A&E today because I was feeling a little wobbly.
‘A lovely nurse at Barnet Hospital called Karina checked my vitals and 6ft 9 Consultant Erik Witt gave me a CT scan to check for a bleed on the brain. Thankfully… all ok.
‘I’ve got to rest for a couple of days – so I’ll be a bit behind – but ready to dig in again next week,’ he explained.
Ouch: The outing comes days after he revealed he was rushed to A&E while training for the show after running into a glass door
He ended on sentimental note: ‘A timely reminder of how amazing the NHS is and, even though I’m not allowed to tell you who my Strictly pro is… I can tell you that she waited for hours in the car park to make sure I was ok.
‘Whatever happens on the telly… she has a friend for life.’
Dan also took to his Instagram stories to share the mishap with his fans and said: ‘Things I learned yesterday… Don’t run into glass doors or get a big lump on your head.’
Dan recently revealed that his three children, who he shares with wife Sarah, ‘really wanted’ to see him take part, added he has already been warned to avoid introducing any of his ‘dad dancing’ into his Strictly routines.
Speaking to MailOnline ahead of the series launch, Dan said: ‘I nearly gave the game away, we all shared a YouTube account at home and the kids were looking up something and the last thing they saw was ”how to Charleston for beginnings” and then they said ”dad is there something you want to tell us?”’
Updates: Dan took to Instagram on Friday sharing a masked-up selfie from the hospital, as he told fans he’d been left feeling ‘a little wobbly’ in the wake of his injury
Oops! Dan has also shared the hilarious moment his children nearly discovered that he was taking part in the show
‘Obviously I talked it through with my wife Sarah, I didn’t tell the kids until the weekend before the Tuesday I was announced, I don’t know why I was so secretive about it, and I had lots of stuff to talk about so I wanted to keep it to one side really.’
This year’s Strictly will see 15 celebrities take to the dancefloor with their professional partners.
The partnerships were announced on Saturday evening, with Baker John Whaites making history by becoming one half of the first all-male pairing alongside Johannes Radebe.
Meanwhile, Greg Wise is paired with Karen Hauer, Tom Fletcher with Amy Dowden and AJ Odudu & Kai Widdrington.
Other celebrities include comedians Judi Love and Robert Webb, and and CBBC presenter Tilly Ramsay.
Despite the easing of Covid restrictions across the UK, bosses have confirmed that many of last year’s protocols will continue for this series, including couples forming Covid-safe ‘bubbles’ so they can train and perform safely.
The show will also see the return of a live audience, after most of the 2020 series was plagued by England’s ongoing lockdowns.
Strictly Come Dancing airs every Saturday at 7pm.
Learning some pointers? The BBC Breakfast presenter who has three children with his wife Sarah, confessed they caught him watching a YouTube video titled ‘Charleston For Beginners’
It’s back! Strictly Come Dancing airs every Saturday at 7pm