Lineup revealed for Strictly Come Dancing - The Professionals live tour

Lineup revealed for Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals live tour

World-class dancers from the hit BBC One show will take to the road next spring

It has been announced that Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals will return to venues across the UK next year. Bringing together the show's professional dancers the tour promises to bring the magic and sparkle of the smash-hit BBC One show to a town near you. Tickets for the shows are available now.

In 2017 the show's fifteenth series went ahead seeing the professionals partnering up with celebrities Gemma Atkinson, Debbie McGee and Alexandra Burke amongst others. Actor Joe McFadden took the crown with partner Katya Jones.

This year 11 dancers will take to the road and between them they have an unbelievable amount of experience and showmanship.

The full lineup for this year's tour includes:
Katya Jones (reigning champion)
AJ Pritchard (2017 semi-finalist )
Giovanni Pernice (two-time finalist)
Pasha Kovalev (three-time semi-finalist)
Oti Mabuse (2016 finalist)
Dianne Buswell (Australian Open champion)
Karen Clifton (professional World Mambo Champion and Strictly finalist)
Nadiya Bychkova (double Ballroom and Latin World Champion
Neil Jones (undefeated four-time British National Champion
Pasha Kovalev (three-time semi-finalist )
Gorka Marquez (2017 Strictly finalist)

The tour kick starts on Fri 3 May at The Lowry in Salford calling at most major cities (with performances up to twice a day) before finishing off on Sun 2 Jun at Empire in Sunderland.

Strictly Come Dancing –The Professionals tour dates 2019:
Fri 3 May – The Lowry Theatre, Salford
Sat 4 May – The Lowry Theatre, Salford (including matinee)
Sun 5 May – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
Tue 7 May – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Wed 8 May – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Thu 9 May– Venue Cymru, Llandudno
Fri 10 May – Edinburgh Playhouse
Sat 11 May – Edinburgh Playhouse(including matinee)
Sun 12 May– AECC, Aberdeen
Wed 15 May – Opera House, Blackpool (including matinee)
Thu 16 May – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Fri 17 May – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Sat 18 May – Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London (including matinee)
Sun 19 May – Hull Arena, Hull
Tue 21 May – Guildhall, Portsmouth
Wed 22 May – Pavilions, Plymouth (including matinee)
Thu 23 May – Pavilions, Plymouth
Fri 24 May – Brighton Centre
Sat 25 May – CIA, Cardiff (including matinee)
Sun 26 May – CIA, Cardiff
Tue 28 May – Empire, Liverpool
Wed 29 May – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Thu 30 May – Sheffield City Hall
Fri 31 May – Sheffield City Hall
Sat 1 Jun– Empire, Sunderland (including matinee)
Sun 2 Jun– Empire, Sunderland (including matinee)

Tickets for Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals are on sale now.

Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals

Enjoy the magic of Strictly up close and personal! The professional dancers from the tremendously popular BBC programme perform.