Holly Willoughby opts for new look in red backless dress

Holly Willoughby opted for a new look tonight for Dancing on Ice as she stunned in a red backless dress.

The reality show returned to TV screens after a week-long break.

The movie-themed week took place as ITV announced the series would finish early, after so many contestants withdrew because of injury or positive Covid results.

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Emmerdale star Joe-Warren Plant and comedian Rufus Hound both had to leave after testing positive for coronavirus.

Reality TV star Billie Shepherd, singer and actress Denise Van Outen and Jason Donovan had to pull out of the series due to injury.

The remaining contestants are Faye Brookes, Lady Leshurr, Colin Jackson, Sonny Jay and Rebekah Vardy.

Posting a picture of her outfit prior to the show Holly said: "Well we made it! Tonight on @dancingonice we are off to the movies… see you on @itv at 6:15pm.

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"Dress by @sassiholford jewellery by @boodlesjewellery shoes by @sophiawebster."

The bespoke Sassi Holford gown was crafted from Italian crepe in a vibrant red with a cut-out back and bow detail.

But Holly chose a different hairstyle, opposite to her normal look.

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Usually, Holly wears her hair down in waves, but tonight she opted for a swept-back bun with a curled side piece.

Fans loved her new look, with many complimenting Holly in the comments.

One wrote: "Gorgeous holly!! You are like a rose!"

A second said: "Wow darling you are breathtaking."

And a third commented: "Love the dress , my favourite colour and you look amazing."

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