The Strictly stars of 2017 are set to keeeeeep dancing after the show announced its Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour next year. And comedian and part-time Khaleesi Susan Calman, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock and, for the first time, judge Darcey Bussell will all be part of the line-up.
Taking place across the country in January and February 2018, the shows will be hosted by reigning Strictly champ Ore Oduba and will feature Bussell’s fellow judges Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli.
More names will be added to the line-up in the coming weeks, with more celebs and professional dancers from the current series set to take to the Strictly tour stage.
Susan Calman said: “This is an absolute dream come true, I can’t wait to continue my Strictly adventure and visit these legendary arenas across the country. Roll on January!”
Darcey Bussell said: “I had great experiences touring around the UK as a professional dancer…quite a few years ago now! I am really excited to be able to tour again, this time with the wonderful Strictly company. I can’t wait to meet the fantastic audiences that make Strictly the phenomenon we know and love. See you soon!”
Jonnie Peacock said: “It’s been an honour to be the first Paralympian on Strictly. I’m excited to take to the road and meet the fans who have supported me during the TV shows and of course, to keeeeeep dancing!”
Kicking off in Birmingham on 19th January, the tour will travel to the biggest stages in the UK, including Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, First Direct Arena Leeds, Manchester Arena, The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and Belfast’s SSE Arena.
Thinking about seeing Susan and Jonnie another time? All the details of the tour nights are below…