Strictly Come Dancing 2022 arena tour: when is it, how to get tickets, and who are the contestants and judges?

The tour will features dates in Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Glasgow, Nottingham and London

Strictly Come Dancing’s arena tour will take place early next year, with a host of celebrities and professional dancers taking to the floor in front of the judging panel.

But when will it take place, how can you get tickets and which celebrities and judges will make up the tour?

Here’s everything you need to know.

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When is the Strictly Come Dancing UK arena tour?

These are the tour dates and locations:

  • Thursday 20 January 2022 - Utilita Arena Birmingham
  • Friday 21 January 2022 - Utilita Arena Birmingham
  • Saturday 22 January 2022 - Utilita Arena Birmingham
  • Sunday 23 January 2022 - Utilita Arena Birmingham
  • Tuesday 25 January 2022 - First Direct Arena Leeds
  • Wednesday 26 January 2022 - First Direct Arena Leeds
  • Thursday 27 January 2022 - Utilita Arena Newcastle
  • Friday 28 January 2022 - Utilita Arena Newcastle
  • Saturday 29 January 2022 - AO Arena Manchester
  • Sunday 30 January 2022 - AO Arena Manchester
  • Tuesday 1 February 2022 - Utilita Arena Sheffield
  • Wednesday 2 February 2022 - Utilita Arena Sheffield
  • Thursday 3 February 2022 - M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
  • Friday 4 February 2022 - M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
  • Saturday 5 February 2022 - SSE Hydro Glasgow
  • Sunday 6 February 2022 - SSE Hydro Glasgow
  • Monday 7 February 2022 - SSE Hydro Glasgow
  • Wednesday 9 February 2022 - Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
  • Thursday 10 February 2022 - Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
  • Friday 11 February 2022 - The O2 Arena London
  • Saturday 12 February 2022 - The O2 Arena London
  • Sunday 13 February 2022 - The O2 Arena London

Which celebrities will be taking part and who will the judges be?

The celebrities and professional dancers taking part in the 2022 arena tour have yet to be confirmed.

Which judges will be on the panel?

Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli have all been confirmed as the judges for the UK 2022 arena tour.

Tonioli pulled out of the current series of the television programme due to uncertainty around Covid travel restrictions between the UK and the US.

He is currently based in the US, where he is also a judge on American series Dancing With The Stars.

“I’ve missed my fellow judges, I’ve missed the glitz and glamour of the tour and I’ve missed the amazing audiences that come to see us all over the country – I hope you have missed me too.

“I cannot wait to be back alongside Shirley, Craig, the celebs and the pros.

“The fans are really in for a treat – next year’s arena tour is going to be simply fantastico.”

How do I buy tickets?

Tickets are available to buy now from the website, with prices varying depending on the ticket.