Strictly Come Dancing Live 2022: when the stage show comes to Leeds - and how to get tickets

The Strictly Come Dancing arena tour comes to Leeds this year with a star-studded celebrity line-up.

By Abi Whistance
Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 12:42 pm
Updated Monday, 24th January 2022, 10:38 am

The tour is only a short while away with the show taking to stages across the UK from the end of this month and running until the middle of February.

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At the end of last year the celebrity line-up was announced, with a combination of contestants from the latest season as well as older favourites taking part.

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Here is everything you need to know about the new Strictly Come Dancing arena tour.

When does the tour come to Leeds?

The 2022 Strictly arena tour comes to Leeds on the 25 and 26 January.

Both shows will be held at the Leeds' First Direct Arena, with tickets available to purchase through Ticketmaster.

The tour is only a short while away with the show taking to stages across the UK from January 2022 and running until the middle of February.

What celebrities are on the tour?

John Whaite and Johannes Radebe, and Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice, will keep dancing next year as they join the Strictly Come Dancing live UK tour.

Other pairs from this year’s Strictly line-up that will make an appearance at the live shows include Sara Davies and Aljaz Skorjanec, Maisie Smith and Kai Widdrington, Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin, and CBBC star Rhys Stephenson and Nancy Xu.

The Wanted singer Max George will also join the 2022 tour partnered with Katya Jones.

The couples will take to the road for more than 30 shows, with Strictly professionals Amy Dowden, Neil Jones, Luba Mushtuk and Jowita Przystal guiding them.

Who are the judges for the live shows?

It has been announced that judges Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli will be part of the tour line-up, marking Tonioli’s Strictly return after he missed this year’s show due to travel restrictions from the US.

Who is hosting the shows?

Strictly professional Janette Manrara will host the 2022 tour, after she hung up her dancing shoes this year to replace Zoe Ball as the host of It Takes Two and to present Morning Live alongside Gethin Jones.

Where else is Strictly Come Dancing live going to?

The rest of the tour dates are listed below:

20–23 January Birmingham Utilita Arena

25-26 January Leeds First Direct Arena

27-28 January Newcastle Utilita Arena

29-30 January Manchester AO Arena

1-2 February Sheffield Utilita Arena

3-4 February Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

5-7 February Glasgow The OVO Hydro

9-10 February Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

11-13 February London The O2 Arena

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