The Masked Dancer: Who is Scissors? All the clues and theories so far

Who is behind the costume of Scissors? (Picture: PA)

It’s time to get those thinking caps on again because TV’s favourite guessing game – The Masked Dancer – is back for a new series.

has returned to front the show, as 12 more mystery celebrities don some elaborate costumes and bust a move, in their bid to outwit judges , , new judge and Davina McCall – as well as try and baffle the folks at home.

Among those showing off their moves on the stage is Scissors – but just who is hiding behind that distinctive-looking outfit?

Here are the clues we’ve been given so far to their identity…

What clues have been given about Scissors on The Masked Dancer?

The guessing game is on to decipher who the Scissors might really be – here’s what we have been told so far:

  • Something of a funny girl, sharp
  • Writing on the mirror in lipstick could be to do with RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Spotted cereal bowl, possibly a Dalmation link
  • Done her fair share of touring
  • ‘These peepers are feline like they could use 40 winks’ – could it be a Pussycat Doll?

Who is Scissors on The Masked Dancer?

Sheridan Smith

Could Sheridan Smith be the Scissors? David Fisher/Shutterstock)

Sheridan has appeared in Funny Girl and been a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, so the clue’s so far appear to line up.

She has also got a long history as a stage performer, which would make sense as she’s a great dancer.

Dianne Buswell

Is Dianne moonlighting as a pair of scissors? (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

The Scissors is a natural dancer, so fans suspected that it could be Strictly’s Dianne Buswell, who is known for her bright red hair.

Prior to taking part in Strictly, Dianne also worked as a hairdresser, so the clues are lining up for the professional dancer.

Kimberly Wyatt

Is it Kimberly Wyatt or one of her Pussycat Dolls pals? (Picture: John Phillips/Getty Images)

Davina McCall was certain that the Scissors were Kimberly Wyatt after a clue pointed to it being one of the Pussycat Dolls.

The Scissors told us in show one: ‘These peepers are feline like they could use 40 winks.’

We know they can all dance – so it is Kimberly or another PCD star under that mask?

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The Masked Dancer airs Saturday nights on ITV.


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