P&O Canaries Cruises Set to Shine with Strictly Stars


Celebrated as one of the UK’s most popular reality TV shows, Strictly Come Dancing has had Brits hooked for years. Now, P&O is offering passengers the chance to get down on the dancefloor with some of the shows brightest stars. For a limited time only, some of Strictly’s most resplendent stars will join the P&O fleet for a line-up of special shows on Canaries routes. For fans of the long running show it’s an unmissable opportunity to get up close and personal with the dance deities.

The VIP appearances will unfold from now until July, with four of the show’s professional dancers entertaining passengers with show stopping routines, spectacular costumes and ‘tell all’ Q&A sessions.

A stellar line up set to hit P&O decks

So who’s set to hit the P&O fleet? One of the biggest names is judge Craig Revel Horwood, who’ll set sail on the first three cruises, all departing from Southampton. Read o for the full scoop on all the dance floor action, and how you can get involved!

  • A 14-night Ventura cruise setting sail on April 22. Strictly stars include Joanne Clifton, Giovanni Pernice, Karen and Kevin Clifton.
  • A 13-night cruise on Britannia, departing Southampton on May 16. Stars include Janette Manrara, Aljaz Skorjanec, Karen and Kevin Clifton. Foodies rejoice, as this is also a James Martin Food Heroes cruise!
  • A 13-night cruise Britannia voyage departing on June 5. Burn up the dancefloor with Janette Manrara, Aljaz Skorjanec, Karen and Kevin Clifton. Another one for foodies, this cruise is also part of the Olly Smith Food Heroes programme.
  • Finally, a 14-night Mediterranean cruise on board the luxurious Azura. Depart on July 22, and dance the night away with Anton du Beke, as well as dancers Ian Waite, Natalie Lowe, Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis.


Don’t forget your dancing shoes!

As for what to expect on-board? First up is the chance to take part in your favourite TV show, at sea. Every cruise features pop-up Strictly Come Dancing competitions, complete with centre stages, judging panels and adoring crowds. Perfect your moves in the on-board dance classes, then wow the judges on performance night! For fans who can’t get enough of the glitter ball costumes, the cruises are a fantastic opportunity to get up close to the costumes that dazzle TV screens every week. Think sequins, jewels, crystals and more!

Ready for a strictly fun cruise?

Want to set sail on your very own P&O Strictly come Dancing experience? Look no further than the cruise experts at Cruise 1st! To discuss how you can enjoy the crème de la crème of British cruising, complete with a dance floor experience that will raise the roof, call us today on 0808 2746 777.

Image via Flickr Creative Commons. Photo credits: Kevin Millican


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Claire has worked in the travel industry since leaving college in 1994. One of this blog's most regular contributors, Claire covers cruise news and industry trends.

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