Strictly Come Dancing – the Live Tour! 2012 dates announced

Craig Revel Horwood will direct the show's fifth live tour


Let’s hope this year’s Strictly intake aren’t planning on forgetting their foxtrots and cha-cha-chas too soon after the series ends, as this year’s Strictly Come Dancing live tour dates have just been announced.


The tour, which kicks off at the NIA in Birmingham in late January, will be the fifth time the popular dancing contest has sent a live show out on the road.

While the celebrity line-up has yet to be finalised, Craig Revel Horwood, one of the TV show’s judges, has been confirmed as the tour’s director.

After Birmingham the tour will wind its way through London, Sheffield, Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast and, for the first time ever, Cardiff.


20-22 January – Birmingham: NIA
24-25 January – Nottingham: Capital FM Arena
27 January – London: Wembley Arena
28-29 January – London: O2 Arena
31 January – 1 February – Manchester: Evening News Arena
2-3 February – Sheffield: Motorpoint Arena
4-5 February – Liverpool: Echo Arena
7-9 February – Newcastle: Metro Radio Arena
10-12 February – Glasgow: SECC
15-19 February – Cardiff: Motorpoint Arena
22-23 February – Dublin: O2 Arena
24-26 February – Belfast: Odyssey


Ticket prices for the live performances start at £25 a head.