The Masked Dancer: Olympic ski-jumper Eddie the Eagle revealed as Rubber Chicken – but who is Frog?

The Masked Dancer involves celebrities performing routines disguised in elaborate costumes while Jonathan Ross, Oti Mabuse, Davina McCall and Mo Gilligan try to guess their identities

Olympic ski-jumper Michael Edwards - also known as Eddie the Eagle - became the latest celebrity to be unmasked on ITV’s The Masked Dancer.

Edwards was unmasked as the Rubber Chicken during the fourth episode of the show, after finding himself in the dance-off with Frog.

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‘It's been the most amazing time’

Olympic ski-jumper Michael Edwards - also known as Eddie the Eagle - became the latest celebrity to be unmasked on ITV’s The Masked Dancer (Photo: ITV)

The Masked Dancer is a spin-off from hit series The Masked Singer, and sees celebrities performing routines disguised in elaborate costumes while the panel of Jonathan Ross, Oti Mabuse, Davina McCall and Mo Gilligan try to guess their identities.

Diversity star Jordan Banjo was unmasked as Viper during the first show of the series, with Louise Redknapp being identified as Flamingo in the second episode, and Dita Von Teese as Beetroot in the third show.

After his identity was revealed, Edwards said: "I've been dancing for 20 years on and off - mainly partner dancing, just modern Jive. I'm quite a one-trick pony."

"It's been the most amazing time, I've loved dressing up,” he added.

"Nobody knew who I was and I could just play and have so much fun.

When asked if there was anything about his costume and performances he would change, Edwards added: “My only thing would be to make it easier to move in and breathe. I loved thinking like a chicken and embraced the whole character.”

Fans of the show took to Twitter to express their delight with Eddie the Eagle being behind the Rubber Chicken mask.

One fan said: “Blimey how brilliant was Eddie the Eagle as a rubber chicken in #MaskedDancerUK now there's a sentence I never thought I'd say.”

Another commented: “Not sure anybody saw Eddie The Eagle Edwards as Rubber Chicken! #MaskedDancerUK.”

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Who is Frog?

Rumours regarding the identity behind the Frog costume are swirling, with fans of the show guessing a host of different celebrities as potentially being behind the mask.

Fans of the show expressed on Twitter who they thought was behind the Frog character, with one viewer writing: “I think Frog is Mel B #MaskedDancerUK.”

Another fan of the show wrote: “Giovanna Fletcher for Frog, came first in im a celeb and reached peak of fame in Wales #MaskedDancerUK.”

“Frog has to be Kelly Osborne, she did the US version!! #MaskedDancerUK,” another viewer said.

Another commented: “Think Frog Is Lisa Snowden #MaskedDancerUK.”

What time is The Masked Dancer on ITV this week?

The Masked Dancer is on every night this week - except from Wednesday - with the final taking place on Saturday 5 June.

ITV will be showing coverage of the England v Austria football match on Wednesday (2 June), but The Masked Dancer will return on Thursday (3 June) at 7.30pm.