Fans of Strictly Come Dancing will be excited to hear which famous faces are headed out for the 2022 Live Tour following an announcement earlier today (December 7th, 2021).
Rose Ayling-Ellis will partner up with professional dance partner Giovanni Pernice for the event, whilst Sara Davies and Aljaž Skorjanec will reunite, as well as AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington, Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin, Rhys Stephenson and Nancy Xu and, John Whaite and Johannes Radebe. Last series' competitor Max George will also return to the dance floor, now dancing with Katya Jones.
Fellow professionals Amy Dowden, Neil Jones, Jake Leigh, Cameron Lombard, Luba Mushtuk and Jowita Przystal will also join the extravaganza, as well as the Strictly singers and band, for some of the most unforgettable nights in showbiz.
Bruno Tonioli will make a return on the Live Tour judging panel, with Shirley Ballas and Craig Revel Horwood also set to appear along with host Janette Manrara.
Rose Ayling-Ellis said: “I have loved every minute of my Strictly journey so far, so to be able to continue it on the live tour next year is so exciting! I can't wait to perform live in front of all the fans who have supported me through this incredible series.”
AJ Odudu added: “Going on the Strictly tour is a fantastic opportunity. I’ll get to dance again and relive some of my favourite routines in front of huge live arena audiences. Just get me on the dance floor!”
Meanwhile, Max George is excited to be taking part with a new dance partner, explaining: "I’m buzzing to be invited to join the Strictly tour. I know how exciting it is to perform in front the huge arena audiences – it’s incredible. And this time I get to dance with Katya (who’s a fave of mine) – roll on January, it’s gonna be sick!”
The dates for the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2022 are as follows:
- 20–23 January: Birmingham Utilita Arena (Thursday 20th at 7.30pm, Friday 21st at 7.30pm, Saturday 22nd at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sunday 23rd at 1.30pm & 6.30pm)
- 25-26 January: Leeds First Direct Arena (Tuesday 25th at 7.30pm, Wednesday 26th at 7.30pm)
- 27-28 January: Newcastle Utilita Arena (Thursday 27th at 7.30pm, Friday 28th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm)
- 29-30 January: Manchester AO Arena (Saturday 29th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sunday 30th at 1.30pm & 6.30pm)
- 01-02 February: Sheffield Utilita Arena (Tuesday 1st at 7.30pm, Wednesday 2nd at 7.30pm)
- 03-04 February: Liverpool M&S Bank Arena (Thursday 3rd at 7.30pm, Friday 4th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm)
- 05-07 February: Glasgow The OVO Hydro (Saturday 5th at 3.00pm & 8.00pm, Sunday 6th at 1.30pm & 6.30pm, Monday 7th at 7.30pm)
- 09-10 February: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena (Wednesday 9th at 7.30pm, Thursday 10th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm)
- 11-13 February: London The O2 Arena (Friday 11th at 7.30pm, Saturday 12th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sunday 13th at 1.30pm & 6.30pm)
With tickets priced between £35 and £95, price bands vary at each venue and are subject to a booking fee, as well as a potential venue facility fee. To book and for more information, visit www.strictlycomedancinglive.com.
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