More stars join line-up for Strictly tour

The next batch of celebrities to join the hugely popular Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2015 have been announced.

Mark Wright, Caroline Flack and Alison Hammond will join the 2015 celebrity line-up for the tour, which comes to Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena on January 20-21.

Alison Hammond is best known for her role as the showbiz reporter on ITV’s This Morning, which has led to her interviewing some of the biggest stars from the world of music, film and TV.

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Mark Wright found fame on ITV2’s The Only Way Is Essex in 2010. Since then Mark has presented ITV2’s Take Me Out: The Gossip, as well as guest presenting on ITV’s Daybreak and This Morning.

Caroline Flack has previously appeared on our screens as the co-presenter of ITV2’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here NOW! and The Xtra Factor.

They will be joined by Strictly favourite Zoe Ball, who will host the tour. Zoe appeared in the 2005 TV series and also hosted the 2011 tour.

The tour celebrities will be dancing with the following professional dancers:

Frankie Bridge with Kevin Clifton

Thom Evans with Iveta Lukosiute

Alison Hammond with Aljaž Skorjanec

Caroline Flack with Tristan MacManus

Mark Wright with Karen Hauer

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On announcing her place on the tour, Alison Hammond said: “After the wonderful, warm reception I received from taking part in BBC’s Strictly, I’m thrilled to be part of the Live Tour. It’s going to be great fun to strut my stuff all across the country, but I am particularly excited that we will be opening the tour in Birmingham. I am counting on a great home crowd to get us off to a sparkling start!”

Mark Wright added: “I’ve had the most incredible time on Strictly and I’m delighted that my Strictly journey won’t end quite yet. I can’t wait for the tour to start in January – if Blackpool was anything to go by, being able to perform in big arenas in front of thousands of people really is going to be FAB U LOUS! I’m going to make sure I put everything I have into each and every performance, so I need all the Strictly fans to come down and cheer me on!”

Caroline Flack also commented: “My Strictly experience so far has been amazing. I’m enjoying every minute of the TV show and doing the tour lets me carry on dancing a little bit longer. I hope that those who have been so lovely and supported me each week will come along to see the show. Dancing for people who took time to vote for me will be an honour.”

Strictly fans watch the celebrity dancing couples competing live for the judges’ votes and then get to vote themselves with their mobile phones.

Tickets are priced at £50.40 and £72.80 (includes administration fee).

Tickets can be booked online at, or via 0843 373 3000.