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Bedfordshire's Emily Atack skates off 'Dancing on Ice'
Emily Atack
Emily has no skating experience

Emily Atack has skated off the TV series Dancing On Ice.

Emily and partner Fred Palascak were the latest celebrities to be voted off.

The 20-year-old actress became the eighth to leave the show after performing in the skate-off against Danniella Westbrook and Matthew Gonzalez.

The Inbetweeners actress admitted she was amazed she had lasted so long in the competition after struggling a lot in the early rounds.

Emily had been training with her professional partner, Fred Palascak at Planet Ice in Milton Keynes.

Ahead of the new series, Emily told BBC Three Counties Radio it was a dream to take part in the show:

"It's one of my favourite programmes, I couldn't believe I was being given the chance to take part in it.

"I didn't think in a million years I'd get chosen I knew how many people they'd auditioned for it. I just got the phone call, when I was in the car with my Mum and we were so happy we nearly crashed. I couldn't believe it!" Emily told BBC Three Counties Radio.

emily in the Inbetweeners
Emily's big break was in The Inbetweeners.

Emily's mother is the actress and impressionist Kate Robbins, who is best known for providing the female voices on Spitting Image.

Emily's father is a musician and her uncle, Ted Robbins, plays Den Perry in Peter Kay's hit comedy Phoenix Nights.

She also has an aunt who appears in the TV advert for Shelia's Wheels and another uncle is the Teletubby Tinky Winky.

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The actress who has just finished her first modelling job for lads' magazine Loaded has to impress the judges.

This year's panel includes Spice girl Emma Bunton who replaced the west end actress Ruthie Henshall.

Emily who had never touched a pair of skates before her audition said she has surprised herself at how well she has picked up skating already.

You can watch Dancing On Ice every Sunday evening on ITV1.

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