Calman says: "I haven't worn heels or a dress since I was 17".
Calman has proved a popular addition to the Strictly line-up on Twitter, with fans sharing their glee at her being named as one of the contestants, although for a few she was a surprising and unknown entity.
There was outrage when Denise Van Outen was announced in 2012 as she had experience dancing in West End musicals and had been to stage school, like other contestants The Wanted's Jay McGuiness (who went on to win) and Pixie Lott. Finally I can reveal all the moves I've been practising in my kitchen to the nation, ' she jokes.
She has also appeared as a TV panellist on Have I Got News For You, Mock The Week, QI, Pointless Celebrities, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Would I Lie To You. "But I am so excited, I've been a Strictly superfan for years and this is going to be the best ride possible".
But for people hoping we will see the 4ft 10 comic dancing with a same-sex partner, she hinted it's likely she'll be partnered with a male dancer.
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Aston joins the class of 2017 alongside already confirmed celebrities: The Saturdays singer Mollie King, Eastenders actor Davood Ghadami, presenter Ruth Langsford, Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson, broadcaster The Reverend Richard Coles, Holby City star Joe McFadden and chef Simon Rimmer.
'I am an enthusiastic home dancer and now on Saturday night's I'll be dancing in other people's homes in a (hopefully) entertaining way'. I am what could politely be termed "a challenge".
He gushed: "I am so excited, terrified and proud to be invited to be part of Strictly 2017".
The BBC are announcing a celebrity a day ahead of the new series kicking off later this year.
You can find how Aston does when Strictly returns on BBC One in the autumn.