Louis Smith joins Strictly live tour

Updated: 20 November 2012 14:27

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith has joined the Strictly Come Dancing tour lineup.

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith has joined the Strictly Come Dancing tour lineup.

The 23-year-old will be joining dancing sensation and TV actress Lisa Riley, Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer and former England Cricket captain and legend Michael Vaughan.

On announcing his place on the tour, Louis Smith said: "The support I've had on the TV show has been incredible. I can't believe how much I've enjoyed dancing every week.

"I love the pressure of performing in front of a live crowd, and I can't wait to do that in some of the biggest arenas across the UK."

Judges Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli will all appear at the live shows, which are hosted by Kate Thonton.

The sixth Strictly arena tour starts on January 18 at Birmingham NIA.