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Strictly Stars Sizzle In New Tango Tour
World champion dancers and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace had said that The Last Tango would be their final farewell as a duo on stage - but the pair are returning with a passionate new dance production.
Vincent and Flavia return with a steamy new dance show
Tango Moderno is a sizzling new show that launches its UK Tour at Aylesbury Waterside in September and continues to cities including Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Bromley near London.
Since starring in Strictly Come Dancing, the pair have thrilled audiences with various tours nationwide from Dance Til Dawn to Midnight Tango and The Last Tango.
This time around, tango is still at the centre of the storyline as they fuse together Ballroom, Latin, and Argentine tango to create a sultry performance.
Flavia dancing in previous show Midnight Tango
Vincent and Flavia became dance partners in 1994 and haven't look back since. They went on to become the UK Professional Ten Dance Champions, the UK Professional Showdance Champions, the UK Argentine Tango Champions and the UK Ballroom Champions.
Flavia, who is married to actor Jimi Mistry after they met on Strictly Come Dancing, said that Tango Moderno came about because when they were creating The Last Tango, they had "new routines with raw choreography" left over that they wanted to use.
She added that at the end of The Last Tango tour, the pair spoke about the support they had received and decided that they wanted to continue after all.
Vincent Simone was one of the most popular male dancers on Strictly Come Dancing
The UK Tour takes in theatres including The New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham, Churchill Theatre in Bromley near London, and Manchester Opera House during the tour from September to November.
Tango Moderno - UK Tour
Tickets cost £23.90 - £56.90 and are available on the phone numbers below or from the ATG Theatre website unless otherwise stated.