Utilita Arena: Strictly Come Dancing tour date announced for Sheffield - will Dan Walker be appearing?

Former Strictly Come Dancing professional and spin-off show presenter Janette Manrara will host the show’s 2022 live tour dates at the Utilita Arena Sheffield.

Thursday, 18th November 2021, 10:08 am

Janette will preside over proceedings at 33 FAB-U-LOUS 2022 Strictly Come Dancing live Arena Tour shows across the country in January and February.

She will be reunited with tour judges Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli, who is making his return to the judges’ desk for this tour, arriving at the Utilita Arena Sheffield on February 1 and 2, 2022.

Tickets are on sale now at www.utilitaarenasheffield.co.uk.

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Former Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer and new It Takes Two spin-off show co-presenter Janette Manrara will host the Strictly Live Tour shows at the Utilita Arena Sheffield in 2022

The celebrity line-up has yet to be announced but fans of Sheffield-based BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker will no doubt be hoping to see him and partner Nadiya Bychkova with their famous lobster claws!

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The former Strictly professional dancer and new co-host of BBC Two show Strictly: It Takes Two said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be hosting the 2022 Strictly Arena Tour! It’s a dream come true.

“It’s been two years since the last tour, so the expectation and build-up has been huge. We’ve been desperate to return to venues around the UK and now we’re finally back.

Strictly Come Dancing - the Live Tour has two shows at the Utilita Arena Sheffield in February 2022

“The show is going to be bigger than ever – with lots of glitter, lots of sparkles, lots of excitement and lots of incredible dance routines!

“And you never know…you might just see me taking to the dance floor myself – I can’t wait, I’ve really missed it!”

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The live show will also be directed by Craig Revel Horwood and feature many of the celebrities and professional dancers from the current series of the multi-award-winning BBC One show. Further casting announcements will be made over the coming weeks.

Producers say Arena audiences are in for a real treat as they enjoy a fantastic evening of entertainment, showcasing all the amazing choreography and incredible live music that Strictly is famous for.

Arena audiences have the power to decide who wins the coveted Live Tour Glitterball Trophy at the end of each show.

After each celebrity couple has performed, the judges provide their invaluable critique and scores but the audience can also vote via text for their favourite couple and ultimately they will decide who wins.