Strictly Come Dancing live tour confirmed with a brand new host


The Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour is waltzing back on the road in January 2018 for 30 supersized spectacular arena shows across the country.

Tickets for the smash-hit tour go on sale later this week at 8.00am on Friday 22nd September (pre-sale from 20th September).

The 2018 tour will see the welcome return to the Strictly family of reigning Strictly Champion Ore Oduba as this year’s host.

He will be joined on stage by the FAB-U-LOUS Strictly Judges Craig Revel Horwood (who directs the live show for the eighth year) and Bruno Tonioli, alongside many of the celebrities and professional dancers from the upcoming highly anticipated 15th Strictly Come Dancing BBC One TV series.

The line up of celebs on the show will be revealed over the next few months as the TV series gets going.

Ore with Strictly tour map
Ore with Strictly tour map

For now, host Ore Oduba said: “Winning Strictly was the most unforgettable experience and a dream come true. I’m so thrilled that I get to keep that dream alive and take part in the Strictly live tour once again, this time as host.

“This show and its fans will always hold a special place in my heart so I can’t wait to travel the UK again and meet the fantastic audiences that make Strictly the phenomenon we know and love.”

Craig Revel Horwood commented: “I’m delighted to be back directing and judging the 2018 tour. I have lots of new surprises up my sleeve – next year is going to be bigger and better than ever before. With Ore as host and a new judging panel too, this tour will be just FAB-U-LOUS!”

And Bruno Tonioli added: “I’m delighted to be returning to the Strictly Live shows next year. I’ve missed the huge audiences around the country and I can’t wait to be back on tour – it’s going to be fantastico!”

The 30 show spectacular will open at the Birmingham Arena on 19 January 2018. The tour will then visit some of the biggest entertainment venues across the UK, including a return to Belfast at the SSE Arena, following huge public demand.

Other venues the tour will visit include Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, First Direct Arena Leeds, Manchester Arena, the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and the SSE Arena Wembley. The tour culminates at The O2 Arena in London on 11 February

Bruno Tonioli
Bruno Tonioli

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