SPARKLES and sequins are headed to Bournemouth, with a team of professional dancers from Strictly pay a visit.

Ten of the popular pros from the smash-hit, award-winning BBC One show will be taking to the stage of the BIC on Sunday, May 5 as part of Strictly Come Dancing - The Professionals UK Tour, ready to dazzle audiences with their dance prowess.

The 35-date run kicks off at Salford's Lowry Theatre in May 3, with Bournemouth the second stop on the list. The stars will then dance their way all around the country, culminating in a show at the Sunderland Empire on June 2.

The exciting line-up of magnificent dancers and Strictly TV favourites performing on the tour are: reigning Strictly champion Katya Jones; 2017 semi-finalist AJ Pritchard; two-time Strictly finalist Giovanni Pernice; 2016 Strictly finalist Oti Mabuse; Australian Open Champion Dianne Buswell; Professional World Mambo Champion and former Strictly finalist Karen Clifton; two-time Ballroom and Latin World Champion Nadiya Bychkova; undefeated four-time British National Champion Neil Jones; 2014 Strictly winner Pasha Kovalev and 2017 Strictly finalist Gorka Marquez.

Audiences nationwide will enjoy the incredible talent of these multi award-winning world-class dancers as they perform stunningly choreographed ballroom and Latin routines in exquisite costumes, with all the glitz, glamour, sequins and sparkle of the TV show - live on stage.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see this spectacular dance extravaganza as Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals returns to a venue near you next year for a Strictly limited engagement.

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