THE UK tour of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical has now released rescheduled dates due to the coronavirus pandemic.

To ensure the safety of fans and staff, organisers of the show, starring Kevin Clifton and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, have made the decision to to reschedule to original tour to autumn 2021.

The shows in the touring schedule have been rearranged and tickets for each performance will be exchanged automatically, so fans will not miss out on this musical extravaganza.

Details of how to exchange tickets will follow in the coming weeks.

Based on the award-winning global film phenomenon ‘Strictly Ballroom’, which inspired the world to dance, this all-singing, all-dancing and glittering tour will now kick off in Plymouth on September 27, 2021.

The musical will then waltz across the UK and parts of Ireland, playing Plymouth, Portsmouth, Northampton, Sunderland, Ipswich, York, Bradford, Cardiff, Guildford, Darlington, Peterborough, Salford, Llandudno, Southampton, Reading, Nottingham, Canterbury, Southend, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Derry, Wimbledon, Bournemouth, Hull, Wolverhampton, Bristol, Liverpool, Aylesbury, Sheffield, Newcastle, Bromley and Milton Keynes, before culminating in Blackpool in July 2022.

Kevin Clifton said: “I’m really delighted that the Strictly Ballroom tour has been rescheduled. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s my all-time favourite film and Scott Hastings is my dream role, so I can’t wait to bring this musical to theatres across the UK next year. In the meantime, please stay safe and keep well everyone.”

Craig Revel Horwood added: “I’m thrilled that our new production of ‘Strictly Ballroom The Musical ’has been rescheduled for 2021/2022.

"The tour may be a year later, but you can still expect those same sexy dance moves, scintillating costumes and a simply fabulous show for all to enjoy, starring the one and only Kevin Clifton.”