West End star Denise Van Outen and former England Cricketer Phil Tufnell are the final celebrities confirmed to perform on the Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Live Tour. They will join Tracey Beaker star Dani Harmer, much loved TV presenter Fern Britton, TV actress Lisa Riley, GB Olympian Louis Smith and former England Cricket captain and legend Michael Vaughan.
Louis Smith: “The support I’ve had on the TV show has been incredible. I can’t believe how much I’ve enjoyed dancing every week. I love the pressure of performing in front of a live crowd, and I can’t wait to do that in some of the biggest arenas across the UK.”
Lisa Riley: “I’ve had an absolute ball on the show and the chance to carry on dancing, and in front of thousands of people, is too good to miss. Roll on January!”
Dani Harmer: “I’m really thrilled to be part of the Strictly Tour. I’m looking forward to bringing some of the glitz and glamour to the fans all over the country. The competition on tour will be just as tough as it is on TV, so I hope to win plenty of votes from the arena audiences.”
Michael Vaughan: “Learning so many different dances has been a huge challenge for me, but an amazing experience. I’m really looking forward to testing myself with the new routines we’ll be performing on the tour.”
Denise Van Outen: “I’ve had the time of my life on Strictly Come Dancing and can’t wait to take the show on the road, dancing in front of a huge live audience, night after night! I’m so glad my Strictly dream doesn’t have to end yet!”
Phil Tufnell: “Just when I thought it was all over! I can’t wait to join the Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Live Tour and see what this year’s celebrities have got. They don’t stand a chance!”