Strictly Come Dancing tour 2014 line-up revealed


Artem and Natalie

The full line-up for the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour has been announced.

Each of this year's contestants taking part will be joined by their professional partners.

Celebrity dancers Abbey Clancy, Deborah Meaden, Susanna Reid and Nicky Byrne will be joined by Ben Cohen, Natalie Gumede and Mark Benton at the shows, which start in Birmingham on 17 January.

The tour finishes in London on 9 February.

Former contestant Lisa Riley, who reached the semi-final of the competition in 2012, is hosting the event which is now in its seventh year.

Natalie Gumede and Artem Chigvintsev
Image caption Natalie Gumede will tour with dance partner Artem Chigvintsev

Judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood will also be taking part to give their verdicts on the performances.

Westlife's Nicky Byrne will be joined by professional dancer Karen Hauer, who he was paired with when he took part in the BBC One show in 2012.

Current contestant Abbey Clancy said: "I'm having the time of my life on Strictly this year and I am so excited to be joining the 2014 tour.

"Dancing in some of the biggest arenas around the country is such a great opportunity and I can't wait to thank everyone for the support I've received on the TV series."

Tickets for the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2014 are on sale now.

See a list of the full tour dates

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