Kevin Clifton: ‘Delighted’ Strictly star announces career move away from show

In view of his 370,000 Instagram followers, he spilled: “ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!

“Delighted to announce I will be performing in the musical The Wedding Singer as Robbie Hart!

“Opening Jan 30th 2020! London @troubadourwpark theatre.”

Many of his social media fans flocked to his post to express their thoughts.

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The duo announced news of their joint venture on This Morning earlier this year.

Due to his busy schedule with Burn The Floor, Kevin will miss the annual Strictly Come Dancing pro tour for a second year.

The pro dancer’s fellow Strictly stars Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Neil Jones, Oti Mabuse, Gorka Marquez, Luba Mushtuk and Johannes Radebe will be performing on the tour from May 7 to June 4.

Kevin missed the Strictly Live tour last year, despite winning the show for the first time with his now-girlfriend Stacey.

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At the time, he had other work commitments, including his stint as Stacee Jaxx in the theatre show Rock of Ages.

He told Radio Times: “I’d have loved to have done it if I was free.

“I think Alijiaz is probably quite similar to me in terms of what I’m like to work with, neither of us are strict, we both prefer to have fun.”

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After winning the Glitterball with Stacey, the latter split from her ex-boyfriend of five years Sam Tucknott.

She later began a relationship with Kevin, which was revealed to press by her ex-boyfriend.

The former dancing duo have since kept their relationship under wraps, but occasionally share social media posts together.

Most recently, Kevin admired his girlfriend’s latest selfie on Instagram.

The BBC documentary star opted for a plunging lounge suit which clung on to her sensational physique.


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