Strictly Come Dancing star to direct smash hit musical Strictly Ballroom which comes to Edinburgh in 2020

STRICTLY Come Dancing star Craig Revel Horwood is to direct a brand new production of Baz Luhrmann’s smash hit musical Strictly Ballroom that is coming to Edinburgh in 2020.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 4:54 pm
Craig Revel Horwood

Featuring a cast of more than 20 world class performers, Strictly Ballroom brings to life iconic songs, including Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time with dynamic and joyous verve.

The tour will also feature new songs by internationally acclaimed artists including Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect.

Craig Revel Horwood said, “I am absolutely delighted to be directing the 2020/21 UK tour of

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical - it’s going to be fab-u-lous! The theatre is where I come alive and it is there that I feel in my most creative element.

“Having directed the UK Arena Tour of Strictly Come Dancing for the past few years, I simply cannot wait to put my stamp on this iconic and much-loved musical.

“Expect some sexy moves, sizzling costumes and a simply sensational evening.”

Strictly Ballroom The Musical tells the beguiling story of Scott Hastings, a talented, arrogant and rebellious young ballroom dancer.

When Scott’s radical dance moves see him fall out of favour with the Australian Federation, he finds himself dancing with Fran, a beginner with no moves at all.

Inspired by one another, this unlikely pair gather the courage to defy both convention and their families - and discover that, to be winners, the steps don’t need to be strictly ballroom…

Strictly Ballroom The Musical comes to The Playhouse from 16-21 November 2020