In 2023, Strictly Come Dancing will host a live UK arena concert

In 2023, Strictly Come Dancing will host a live UK arena concert

The Christmas season is coming back in 2023, with fan-favorite Anton Du Beke expected to take part in Shirley Ballas'' and Craig Revel Horwood''s judges for the first time.

Janette Manrara, a former pro, will also perform the 31 shows foxtrotting across the country in January and February next year.

The spectacular live shows will premiere at the Utilita Arena Birmingham on 20 January, with the live show then waltzing around the country at some of the UK''s largest entertainment venues.

Craig Revel Horwood, a TV judge, will lead the tour in 2023, where there will be a large number of celebrities and professional dancers from this year''s festivities as well as the Strictly Live Band.

Further casting announcements will be made soon in order to help the series'' 20th anniversary.

Last weekend''s mammoth 20th series (Saturday, September 24) has returned with a fresh celebrity line-up and sensational dancing styles.

The show will be equally as breathtaking, with spectacular choreography and fantastic live music that is renowned for, so that audience members may discover everything they love about it in real life.

As audiences select who wins the Glitterball Trophy at the end of each show, arenas will be held in the judging seats, giving them expert advice and scores for each performance.

The audience will be able to vote for their favorite couple by text, and their votes will decide who wins.

Every performance of the tour will feature a British Sign Language interpreter, who will be displayed on two large screens both side of the stage, so that attendees may book tickets and sit virtually anywhere in the arena to experience the show.

Anton Du Beke said he''ll be so pleased to participate in my fellow television judges on the 2023 tour and have the opportunity to have fun with live discussions with audience members around the United Kingdom."

s Head Judge Shirley Ballas said: "I am very pleased to be returning to the judges panel; it will be great to have Anton with us. It''s always so much fun to watch everyone and perform for you guys, and I can''t wait until January when we see the show on the road!"

Craig Revel Horwood said: "I''m really excited to be back on tour again in 2023." This tour will be bigger than ever before my imagination is running wild! FAB-U-LOUS!

Janette Manrara said: "It''s so pleased to be returning to the theatre in 2023." It''s the most spectacular experience to be part of this epic production, which brings all of us to the UK by watching hundreds of thousands of people.

Tickets for are on sale on Friday 30 September (opens in a new tab).

You may watch the below video to preview all of the exciting shows to come!

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