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With Christmas almost out of the way, the glitterball is being polished, the sequins are being sewn onto dresses and jackets, and those dancing shoes will soon be getting an outing once again. Yes, January can only mean the launch of the glitziest show in town, ‘Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour’ will soon be back in town for the ninth star spangled year.


The very exciting news is that two of this year’s finalists will be taking to the huge dance floors, with both fan favourite and winner Jay McGuiness and the wonderful Georgia May Foote being confirmed as part of the tour with their professsional partners Aliona Vilani and Giovanni Pernice. They will be joining some of the other contestants from 2015, Helen George and Aljaz Skorjanec, Ainsley Harriott and Natalie Lowe and Anita Rani and Gleb Savchenko. Also joining the tour are two stars from previous seasons, the snake- hipped Jake Wood with Janette Manrara, and one of the stars of last year, The Saturday’s Frankie Bridge with partner Kevin Clifton. Frankie was due to star in the live show last year, but was forced to withdraw due to pregnancy, so it will be great to see her this year.



The tour opens at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham on 22 January 2016. This time around, there is a brand new host, with Mel Geidroyc, fresh from ‘The Great British Bake off’ taking the helm. Original judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horword are also returning, great for those who missed a ‘ten from Len’ last year.

Mel Geidroyc dance lunge


Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour

22 – 24th January Birmingham: The Barclaycard Arena  0844 338 8000  

(Friday 22nd at 7.30pm, Saturday 23rd at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sunday 24th at 1.30pm & 6.30pm)


26 – 27 January  Sheffield Arena   0114 256 5656   

(Tuesday 26th at 7.30pm, Wednesday 27th at 7.30pm)


28 – 29 January   Leeds: First Direct Arena    0844 248 1585

(Thursday 28th at 7.30pm, Friday 29th at 7.30pm)


30 – 31 January     Manchester Arena   0844 847 8000

(Saturday 30th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sunday 31st at 1.30pm)


2 February   Liverpool: Echo Arena  0844 8000 400

(Tuesday 2nd at 2.30pm & 7.30pm)


3 – 4 February   Newcastle: Metro Radio Arena     0844 493 6666

(Wednesday 3rd at 7.30pm, Thursday 4th at 2:30pm & 7.30pm)


5 – 7 February   Glasgow: The SSE Hydro    0844 395 4000

(Friday 5th at 7.30pm, Saturday 6th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sunday 7th at 1.30pm)


9 – 10 February   Nottingham: Capital FM Arena     0843 373 3000

(Tuesday 9th at 7.30pm, Wednesday 10th at 2.30pm & 7.30pm)


11 – 12 February     London: The SSE Arena, Wembley   0844 815 0815

(Thursday 11th at 7.30pm, Friday 12th at 7.30pm)


13 – 14 February    London: The O2  0844 856 0202

(Saturday 13th at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, and Sunday 14th at 1.30pm and 6.30pm)


Tickets costs: £35 – £65 (bands venue dependent) 

The O2 prices are £36 – £66 (Inclusive of a £1 per ticket venue facility fee)

All ticket prices are subject to a booking fee

To book tickets please contact the venue or call 0844 875 8758

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