Skating legends Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have confirmed the ITV series Dancing on Ice will return this year and will be followed by the Dancing on Ice tour - a spectacular live show, that will perform across the UK in 2018. Click here for more details.

"We are delighted to confirm the 2018 Dancing on Ice UK arena tour. We can't wait to be back on the road. There will be some great surprises for the audiences across the country - we hope you will come and see us."

The 2018 Dancing on Ice tour will feature skating legends Torvill & Dean and feature a host of celebrity skaters from the ITV show. Further details will be announced soon.

 

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Born 7 October 1957, Nottingham, England
Parents George & Betty Torvill
Siblings None
Began Skating Age 8
First Coach Thelma Perry
Former Career Insurance Clerk
1st Skating Partner Michael Hutchinson
British Junior Pairs Champions 1970
British Senior Pairs Champions 1971
2nd Partner Christopher Dean
British Ice Dance Champions 1978 – 1983 & 1994
European Ice Dance Champions 1981, ’82, ’84 & 1994
World Ice Dance Champions 1981 – 84
Olympic Ice Dance Champions 1984
Olympic Ice Dance Bronze Medalists 1994
World Professional Ice Dance Champions 1984, ’85, ’90, ’95 & ‘96
Marital Status Married Philip Christensen 1990
Children Kieran & Jessica
Home East Sussex, England
Honours MBE awarded 1981, OBE awarded 2000
Awards
BBC Television Team of the Year 1982
BBC Television Team of the Year 1983
BBC Television Sports Personality of the Year 1984
Freewoman of the City of Nottingham 1985
Inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1989
Nottingham Trent University HonMA 1993
Honoured by the German Figure Skating Federation 1995
Honoured by the Russian Figure Skating Federation 2009
Patronage
Demelza House, Vice President
The Chloe Cotton Trust, Patron 
Somerset House Skate School, Patron
The Swale Youth Development Fund, Patron
Children Respite Trust, Patron
East Sussex Foster Care, Patron
L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, Patron
Switch Up & the Nottingham School of Boxing, Patron
Faith In Families, Patron
Wealden Works, Patron
The Royal Society for Blind Children, Ambassador
The Shaw Mind Foundation, Ambassador
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Born 27th July 1958, Nottingham, England
Parents Colin & Mavis Dean (stepmother Betty Dean)
Siblings None
Began Skating Age 10
First Coach Ken Babbington
Former Career Police Constable
1st Skating Partner Sandra Elson
British Primary Dance Champions 1972
British Junior Dance Champions 1974
2nd Partner Jayne Torvill
British Ice Dance Champions 1978 – 1983 & 1994
European Ice Dance Champions 1981, ’82, ’84 & 1994
World Ice Dance Champions 1981 – 84 
Olympic Ice Dance Champions 1984
Olympic Ice Dance Bronze Medalists 1994
World Professional Ice Dance Champions 1984, ’85, ’90, ’95 & ‘96
Children Jack, born 1998 & Sam, born 2000
Home Colorado Springs, USA
Honours MBE awarded 1981
OBE awarded 2000 
Awards
BBC Television Team of the Year 1982
BBC Television Team of the Year 1983
BBC Television Sports Personality of the Year 1984
Freeman of the City of Nottingham 1985
Inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1989
Nottingham Trent University HonMA 1993
Honoured by the German Figure Skating Federation 1995
Honoured by the Russian Figure Skating Federation 2009
Patronage
The Chloe Cotton Trust, Patron
L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, Patron
Switch Up & the Nottingham School of Boxing, Patron
The Shaw Mind Foundation, Ambassador
  Click to download full biography