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Georgia May Foote confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing tour

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Georgia May Foote confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing tour

Georgia May Foote, Ainsley Harriott and Anita Rani have been confirmed for the 2016 'Strictly Come Dancing' tour.

The former 'Coronation Street' actress, the TV chef and the 'Countryfile' presenter - who are all contestants on the current series of the celebrity dance contest - have all signed up to take part in the tour.

Georgia - who is one of the favourites to win the show - said: "I am SO excited to be part of the 'Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour'. I've made some great friends on the TV show so I'm delighted to have the chance to perform with them again as we travel across the UK. I can't wait for January!"

Georgia, Ainsley and Anita will join Frankie Bridge - who was unable to take part last year because of morning sickness - host Mel Giedroyc and judges Len Goodman, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli for the 30 date live tour.

They will also be reunited with more celebrities from the current series as well as the professional dancers.

Ainsley - who was the fourth star to be voted off the show this year - said: "I loved my time on the TV series and am now really looking forward to getting out on the road; it's going to be so exciting to feel the reaction when we step out on to those arena dance floors with all the other celebrity dancers and their professional partners. I've been known to do a bit of dancing around the kitchen and I'm now thrilled to have the chance to dance in front of enormous audiences across the country."

Anita - who is partnered with new dancer Gleb Savchenko -added: "I've thrown myself into 'Strictly' and can't believe how much I'm enjoying learning to dance. I'm over the moon to be able to carry on the glittery experience and join the tour. For a Yorkshire lass what better place to visit than my old uni town of Leeds. I hope everyone comes down for a northern knees up!"

Tickets for the 'Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour' 2016 are on sale now.

The full dates are as follows:

January 22-24 - Birmingham: The Barclaycard Arena

January 26-27 - Sheffield Arena

January 28-29 - Leeds: First Direct Arena

January 30-31 - Manchester Arena

February 2 - Liverpool: Echo Arena

February 3-4 - Newcastle: Metro Radio Arena

February 5-7 - Glasgow: The SSE Hydro

February 9-10 - Nottingham: Capital FM Arena

February 11-12 - London: The SSE Arena, Wembley

February 13-14 - London: The O2