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Triple feast of Strictly stars coming to Dartford and Bromley

PUBLISHED: 11:54 24 December 2019 | UPDATED: 11:54 24 December 2019

Kevin Clifton and his troupe promise a real stage spectacular. Picture: Kevin Clifton

Kevin Clifton and his troupe promise a real stage spectacular. Picture: Kevin Clifton

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Like most of us, Strictly stars would like to mostly keep working all year round, so they go on the road bringing their stunning skills to the masses and we love it.

Giovanni Pernice is on his fourth solo tour. Picture: Giovanni PerniceGiovanni Pernice is on his fourth solo tour. Picture: Giovanni Pernice

And so it will be this year with a trio of the super dancers taking to the stage at The Orchard, Dartford and the Churchill, Bromley.

Strictly Come Dancing's Giovanni Pernice has just announced his fourth solo tour.

And his This is Me show is set to be a spectacular affair.

The new show comes to the Churchill on Sunday, March 29 and the Orchard on May 28 after the sell-out successes of his previous three tours and five star reviews.

Pernice has become a firm fan favourite, having been a professional dancer on the hit BBC TV show since 2015 and has reached the final three out of four years, with Georgia May Foote, Debbie McGee, and Faye Tozer respectively.

The showman is set to light up the stage once again, along with his cast of professional dancers, for his fourth year of touring.

With the Italian's natural charm, combined with beautiful choreography perfectly complemented by a fabulous soundtrack, This is Me pays homage to the music and dances that have inspired Giovanni's career, from a competition dancer to one of the biggest names on the hit BBC show.

Then Strictly's champion siblings Kevin Clifton and Joanne Clifton will be battling it out in Burn The Floor 2020 UK tour which comes to the Orchard on April 25 and the Churchill on May 16.

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They will be doing battle on stage as they head out on tour together for the very first time.

Kevin, who is the reigning Strictly champion, completed a sell-out, five star rated UK tour with the international dance company Burn the Floor and is now ready to step up his game and do it all again when his sister Joanne joins the cast for the 2020 tour.

Hailing from a successful dancing family - parents Judy and Keith are former world champions - the Clifton siblings have numerous competitive ballroom and Latin dance accolades between them, including world champion, British champion, European campion, and International Open titles. They have both also won the highly sought after glitter ball trophy on the hit BBC show - Kevin in 2018 with journalist Stacey Dooley and Joanne in 2016 with TV presenter Ore Oduba.

Having both performed around the world with Burn the Floor, and after the success of the show's first ever UK tour, the famous siblings will get to play on their individual achievements in an Anything You Can Do… inspired theme.

Moving on, we have straight from his directorial and choreographic debut at Sadler's Wells, London, BBC Strictly Come Dancing professional, Neil Jones, will be touring the UK for the very first time in 2020, with his new show: Gingerland.

The dancer and well-known choreographer is at the Churchill Theatre, on Monday, July 20 as he goes from the back of Claudia's area to starring in his very own dance show like you have never seen before - comedy, special effects and a lot of outstanding dancing.

Neil will demonstrate to you the real reason he has so many Ballroom and Latin Championship titles to his name, including three-time World and eight-time British Champion.

Jones, who has danced with Judy Murray and Anita Rani on the Strictly Christmas specials and regularly appears on It Takes Two - sometimes as his alter ego Nell de Jaunse - has been part of the hit BBC show since joining in 2016. However, series 17 saw Neil paired with a celebrity for the first time, former women's footballer Alex Scott.

Neil said: "Prepare yourself - you are in for a night you will never want to forget."

Tickets for all three shows can be had at churchilltheatre.co.uk. Or try the box office on 020 3285 6000 and email tickets@churchilltheatre.co.uk

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