Strictly Come Dancing's former leading couple are taking the show on the road.
Emerging from the hit TV show Strictly Come Dancing, James Jordan and Ola Jordan have announced a UK tour for March 2018. James and Ola: Uncensored will tell the tale of their own love story, 18 years to the month that they first met. The tour will kick off in Blackpool on the 3 March 2018, running through to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on the 2 April.
James and Ola will be joined by a full cast of dancers showcasing various styles of dance in an autobiographical production that promises passion, intensity and high-octane routines.
The pair both come from competitive dancing backgrounds, meeting in 2000 when both were looking for new dance partners. James flew over to Poland to meet Ola, who a month later moved to the UK despite not knowing a single word of English.
Six month later they competed together for the first time, going on to travel the globe, including representing England in the World Championships.
James and Ola Jordan’s relationship developed, and they married in 2003, before joining the celebrity dance competition Strictly Come Dancing in 2006.
They became celebrities in their own right, with James and Ola leaving the show in 2013 and 2015 respectively. James Jordan went on to appear in Celebrity Big Brother in 2014, with Ola joining the roster for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in 2016.
18 years after they first became dance partners, and a subsequent couple, they will now tour the UK for the first time together.
“It’s great to be able to do our own tour, our way, and to offer something totally different to any other dance show,” James and Ola announce. “We want to perform a sexy, edgy interpretation of our life story, whilst still having all the sparkle and fun people expect from us – and the best part is that we get to dance together again, we cannot wait.”
James Jordan and Ola Jordan present James and Ola: Uncensored on the following dates:
3 March 2018 – Opera House, Blackpool
4 March 2018 – Barbican, York
5 March 2018 – New Alexandra, Birmingham
6 March 2018 – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
7 March 2018 – De Montfort Hall, Leicester
9 March 2018 – Westlands, Yoevil
11 March 2018 – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
13 March 2018 – G Live, Guildford
17 March 2018 – William Aston Hall, Wrexham
18 March 2018 – The Anvil, Basingstoke
20 March 2018 – Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
22 March 2018 – The Victoria Theatre, Halifax
23 March 2018 – The Sage, Gateshead
25 March 2018 – St Davids Hall, Cardiff
26 March 2018 – Baths Hall, Scunthorpe
27 March 2018 – White Rock Theatre, Hastings
28 March 2018 – Palladium, London
30 March 2018 – Guildhall, Portsmouth
31 March 2018 – Princess Theatre, Torquay
1 April 2018 – Lighthouse, Poole
2 April 2018 – Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Tickets for James and Ola: Uncensored will be available from 9:00 on Friday 20 October 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.