Strictly Come Dancing: Line-up for The Professionals tour announced ahead of Edinburgh show

Strictly Come Dancing’s The Professionals tour will visit Edinburgh this spring after being cancelled last year due to the pandemic – and the line-up has now been announced.

By Gary Flockhart
Wednesday, 9th February 2022, 4:55 am
Strictly Come Dancing - The Professionals UK Tour, (left to right) Dianne Buswell, Gorka Marquez, Karen Hauer, Cameron Lombard, Luba Mushtuk, Kai Widdrington, Nadiya Bychkova, Neil Jones, Katya Jones and Graziano Di Prima.
Strictly Come Dancing - The Professionals UK Tour, (left to right) Dianne Buswell, Gorka Marquez, Karen Hauer, Cameron Lombard, Luba Mushtuk, Kai Widdrington, Nadiya Bychkova, Neil Jones, Katya Jones and Graziano Di Prima.

Organisers confirmed that 10 dancers from the popular BBC One programme will be performing across the UK during April and May, with two shows taking place at the Capital’s Festival Theatre on Sunday, 29 May.

Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima and Karen Hauer feature in the tour, which will be directed by Strictly creative director Jason Gilkison.

Katya Jones, who won the show in 2017 with celebrity partner Joe McFadden, will appear alongside ex-husband Neil, to whom she was married for five years.

Current South African Latin champion Cameron Lombard will be joined by Gorka Marquez and Luba Mushtuk.

Kai Widdrington, who made his debut on the 2021 series of Strictly, completes the line-up.

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Gilkison said: “We are delighted to announce this incredible line-up of Strictly dancers for this year’s official Strictly Professionals tour.

“These much-loved pros are set to dazzle audiences across the country this spring, with two hours of the finest choreography and dancing.

“Watching them perform at such an incredible standard is an experience not to be missed.”

The live shows will feature ballroom and Latin routines, as well as elaborate costumes.

The 36-date tour begins at Salford’s Lowry Theatre on April 28, and as well as the Capital it visits venues in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Birmingham, Brighton and London, Glasgow.

More information is available at https://strictlytheprofessionals.com/

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