The Dancing on Ice Final Live Tour 2014 features gymnast Beth Tweddle, West End theatre star Bonnie Langford, actress Suzanne Shaw and singer/actor Gareth Gates will complete the celebrity line up. They will join singer and West End star Ray Quinn, former England Rugby Captain Kyran Bracken, Coronation Street‘s Hayley Tamaddon and comedian Joe Pasquale.
The tour also sees the return of the original TV judges. Olympic gold medal winner Robin Cousins who will head the panel along with former professional skaters Karen Barber and Nicky Slater. They will be on hand to give their expert feedback and all important scores to the celebrities and their skating partners.
The four week UK tour will start on 28 March at the Manchester Phones 4 U Arena before visiting London, Newcastle, Nottingham, Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham and culminating in Leeds on 27 April at the First Direct Arena. Fans will see their favourite skating couples competing live for the judges’ votes and the audience can use their mobile phones to text vote for their favourite celebrity to win. Audience votes will then be added to the scores from the judges to decide the overall celebrity winner.
The winning couple will then take to the ice for a magical finale performance of Bolero. All of the celebrities will be trained and choreographed by Torvill & Dean. Jayne and Chris who will also perform routines choreographed exclusively for the live tour, including a final performance of their legendary Bolero routine.
Bonnie Langford commented; "Having been in the first series of Dancing on Ice, nine years ago and the final series, I'm thrilled to be going back on tour with Torvill & Dean. I had a ball last time round, so I’m delighted to be able to relive the magic of the TV show in front of arena audiences across the country."
The professional skaters on the Dancing on Ice The Final Tour; Maria Filippov dancing with Ray Quinn, Nina Ulanova dancing with Kyran Bracken; Daniel Whiston dancing with Hayley Tamaddon; Robin Johnstone dancing with Joe Pasquale; Lukasz Rozycki dancing with Beth Tweddle; Andrei Lipanov dancing with Bonnie Langford: Matt Evers dancing with Suzanne Shaw; and Brianne Delcourt dancing with Gareth Gates.
More details on the tour and how to buy tickets are available at the tour website.