Coming to a UK city near you.
Celebrities and professionals have been confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing – the Live Tour 2022.
This 33-show series, which begins on January 20 at Birmingham’s Utility Arena and concludes on February 13 at The O2 in London, promises to warm up those chilly winter days and nights.
This year’s semi-finalists John Whaite, Johannes Radebe, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Giovanni Pernice, Rhys Stephenson, Nancy Xu, AJ Odudu, and Kai Widdrington have all been announced as members of the touring cast, according to Manchester Evening News, while eliminated co-stars Sara Davies, Alja korjanec, Tilly Ramsay, and Nikita Kuzmin have also been added.
The professionals are represented by Neil Jones, Amy Dowden, Cameron Lombard, Jake Leigh, Jovita Crystal, Luba Mushtaq, and Katya Jones, with the latter slated to partner with Strictly 2020 contestant Max George (of The Wanted).
Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, and Bruno Tonelli make up the travelling panel of judges, with Janette Menara serving as host.
EastEnders star Rose revealed the following ahead of the events: “I’ve loved every minute of my Strictly experience so far, and the prospect of continuing it on the live tour next year is thrilling! I’m really looking forward to performing in front of all of the supporters who have been so supportive throughout this wonderful series.”
“I can’t think of a finer way to kick off the new year!” TV host Rhys added. “It’ll be amazing to put on my dance shoes again after the holidays and perform live in all those iconic places,” she says.