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Darcey Bussell's surprising post-Strictly plans revealed - and they involve dancing

Darcey Bussell left Strictly after the 2018 series

Emmy Griffiths

This would usually be the time that Darcey Bussell would be preparing for a new season of Strictly Come Dancing, however, since leaving the show ahead of the 2019 series, the retired ballerina has been hard at work with her other projects -  and shared an update on what she has been up to on Instagram. Posting a snap of herself on her Instagram Stories outside of a Hop restaurant, she captioned: "Busy day of meetings in London," while tagging Diverse Dance Mix, a fitness workout founded by the star. 

Darcey has been busy

DDMIX describes itself as "a fun, full body dance fitness workout based on a range of different dance styles," and although Darcey remained quiet on what she was working on, we can't wait to find out more! The 50-year-old has certainly been busy since leaving Strictly, and recently revealed that she was involved in the new Coppelia film. Sharing a snap from set, she wrote: "Enjoying my time working with @tedbrandsen and @vitomazzeo on set of the new Coppelia film working with Submarine products and the gorgeous Dutch National Ballet. Dx #coppeliafilm #dutchnationalballet #coppeliamovie." The retired ballet dancer looked typically elegant in a red blazer and orange pinstripe skirt and gave her winning smile to the camera.

The former Strictly judge left the show ahead of the 2019 series

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Oti Mabuse's older sister Motsi Mabuse was confirmed to take over from Darcey as the new judge earlier this year, and was already well known for being a judge on Let's Dance in Germany. Following the announcement, she said: "I am absolutely overjoyed to be joining the Strictly judging panel. I have so much respect and admiration for the other three judges and hope to add my own bit of sparkle to the show. I can't wait to get started."

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