Strictly Come Dancing’s Johannes Radebe announces solo tour

Strictly Come Dancing fan-favourite Johannes Radebe has announced his first-ever UK solo tour, and tickets are on sale now.

Titled Johannes Radebe: Freedom, the tour will follow the dancer’s personal and professional journey, from growing up in South Africa to travelling the world and settling down in the UK to become part of the yearly BBC One competition.

It will a variety of music and dancing styles, from upbeat party anthems to Latin and African moments.

johannes radebe freedom poster sees the dancer in traditional african attire leaping about


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“I’m looking forward to seeing you all in a town near you…,” Johannes tweeted, “we’re going to have a blast.”

This tour won’t take place until next year, so there shouldn’t be any worries about rescheduling and whatnot (although if you’re desperate to see the Strictly pros on tour this year, there’s a tour starting next month).

Here are all the dates with links to buy tickets from:

March 16: Bridlington Spa TICKETS

March 17: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall TICKETS

March 18: Ipswich Regent Theatre TICKETS

March 19: Northampton Royal & Derngate ON SALE SOON

March 20: Newcastle Theatre Royal TICKETS

March 22: Barnstaple Queen’s Theatre TICKETS

March 23: Guildford G Live TICKETS

March 26: Peterbrough New Theatre TICKETS

March 27: Southend Cliffs Pavilion TICKETS

March 30: Bromley Churchill Theatre TICKETS

April 3: Sheffield City Hall TICKETS

April 6: Manchester Opera House TICKETS

April 7: Poole Lighthouse ON SALE JUNE 4

April 8: Dartford Orchard Theatre TICKETS

April 9: Bradford St George’s Hall TICKETS

April 10: Birmingham The Alexandra TICKETS

April 12: York Grand Opera House TICKETS

April 15: Aberdeen Music Hall TICKETS

April 16: Glasgow SEC Armadillo TICKETS

April 17: Edinburgh’s Kings Theatre TICKETS

April 21: Grimsby Auditorium TICKETS

April 22: Carlisle The Sands Centre TICKETS

April 23: Hull City Hall ON SALE SOON

April 24: Llandudno Venue Cymru TICKETS

April 25: Cardiff St David’s Hall TICKETS

April 26: Blackpool Winter Gardens TICKETS

April 27: Torquay Princess Theatre TICKETS

April 29: New Brighton Floral Pavillion TICKETS

April 30: Bath The Forum TICKETS

May 1: Canterbury Marlowe Theatre ON SALE SOON

You’ll have noticed that Johannes’ tour doesn’t begin until March 2022, while the Strictly live tour for next year is taking place across January and February. Does that mean that he could be taking part in both? We’ll have to wait and see which professionals are announced for that.

strictly come dancing, week 4 catherine tyldesley and johannes radebe

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Before all that, there’s this year’s series of Strictly to come, and you can find out who is rumoured to be taking part right here.

Strictly Come Dancing airs on BBC One. It’s due to return later in 2021.