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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Strictly Come Dancing professionals Anton du Beke and Erin Boag will be bringing Hollywood glamour to their new tour.
Anton and Erin Go to Hollywood, which comes to London’s Barbican Centre on its UK tour, will pay tribute to the golden years of film musicals.
The pair, who have been on Strictly since it first started, will dance to songs including Strike Up the Band from Strike Up The Band; Everything’s Coming Up Roses from Gypsy; Ah Yes, I Remember It Well from Gigi; Almost Like Being in Love from Brigadoon; Steppin’ Out With My Baby from Easter Parade; and That’s Entertainment from That’s Entertainment.
The dancers will be joined by singer Lance Ellington, guest dancers and a 25-piece orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe.
Erin and Anton have been partners for more than 17 years.
Anton said: “We are really excited about our new production in what will be our fifth tour of the UK. Erin and I can’t wait to get back on stage performing the show to our very welcoming audiences at some fantastic venues throughout the country”
Both professionals are on the latest series of Strictly, which launched at the weekend. Anton has been paired with model and actress Jerry Hall while Erin is paired with Daybreak’s showbiz correspondant Richard Arnold.
Anton and Erin Go to Hollywood will be at the Barbican for two shows on Saturday, February 23.