Dancers offer Sheffield a sneak preview of their upcoming world tour

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Lords were a leaping in Sheffield to promote performances in the city and their upcoming world tour.

Dancers from Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games took to the steps of Sheffield City Hall to show their talent ahead of performing in the venue.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The new show is directed by Michael Flatley who brought Irish dancing into the mainstream more than 20 years ago when he launched Riverdance and later Lord of the Dance.

A spokesman for his latest show said: “With all the visceral precision and thrills of the original, Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games features new staging, new costumes and choreography.

“With 40 of the world’s most outstanding young performers directed by Michael, this latest iteration combines the best of tradition with all the excitement of new music and dance.”

Michael, now aged 56, said: “I’m blown away by the remarkable talent and abilities of the great cast we’ve gathered.”

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

Among the cast of 40 world-class young performers is national champion gymnast Jess Judge, from West Yorkshire.

The show opened at City Hall in Sheffield yesterday and continues tonight and tomorrow – doors open at 7pm, with the show starting at 8pm.

For tickets, priced from £37.50, call 0114 278 9789 or visit www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.

The cast of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games appeared on the steps of Sheffield City Hall ahead of their performance their tonight.