RADCLIFFE actor John Partridge is gearing up to showcase his gymnastic skills as a new show launches this weekend.

The EastEnders and West End star is one of 10 celebrities taking part in BBC1 show Tumble.

Hosted by Alex Jones, it will see famous faces perform gymnastics and circus skills for a judges including Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci and Team GB medallist Louis Smith.

Ahead of Saturday’s launch show, the John, aged 43, posted a picture of a wound on his foot on Twitter.

He said: “If you ever wanted to run away to join the circus .... think again!”