Who is Pearly King from The Masked Dancer 2022? | The Sun

THE Masked Dancer is back on our screens, with a new all-star line-up.

Pearly King is just one character that the judges are trying to unmask, but who is it?

Who is Pearly King on The Masked Dancer?

The Pearly King is one of the 12 characters who are competing in The Masked Dancer.

It's not known who is behind the mask yet but it is sure to be a famous face.

They are dancing alongside other well-known names is a bid to be crowned the second Masked Dancer champ

However, some guesses as to who is behind the mask have already flooded in.

Due to some clues such as being described as 'the beast from the East End' and wearing a suit with 'King of the Hill' on the back, some fans think an actor could be showing off their dancing skills.

Guesses have included Danny Dyer, Shane Richie and Tom Hardy.

How does The Masked Dancer work?

The characters try their best to impress the judges by performing a dance routine each episode before the judges have to try and guess who is in the costume.

Before the masked creatures hit the dance floor a pre-recorded video plays hinting to the hidden person's identity.

The clips can be clues to anything from the celeb's youth, career, family life or interests.


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At the end of each episode a character is revealed once the judges have placed their bets.

This continues until one celebrity is crowned the winner of The Masked Dancer.

Judges Oti Mabuse, Jonathan Ross and Davina McCall are joined by Peter Crouch on the judging panel.

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What other characters are on The Masked Dancer?

Plenty of weird and wonderful costumes have made an appearance on the newest series.

Those who have joined Pearly King are:

  • duo Pillar and Post
  • Pig
  • Candlestick
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Cactus
  • Prawn Cocktail
  • Odd Socks
  • Scissors
  • Sea Slug
  • Astronaut

When does The Masked Dancer 2022 start?

The second series of The Masked Dancer stared on Saturday, September 3, 2022.

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The programme airs at 6:30pm on ITV.

Any missed episodes will be available to catch up on ITV Hub.

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