Strictly’s Helen Skelton and Kai Widdrington take to the stage for the second night of the live tour

Strictly’s Helen Skelton sizzles in eye-catching costumes alongside dance partner Kai Widdrington as they take to the stage for the second night of the live tour

Strictly’s Helen Skelton looked incredible in several stunning outfits as she took to the dance floor for the second night of the tour on Saturday.

The 2022 Strictly Come Dancing professionals and celebrities recently arrived in Birmingham for the much-anticipated tour, which kicked off on Friday. 

The television host, 39, who reached the final with the Spanish pro Gorka Marquez, 32, has now been paired with Kai Widdrington, 27, ahead of the show’s live tour.

Sensational: Strictly's Helen Skelton looked incredible in several stunning outfits as she took to the dance floor for the second night of the tour on Saturday

Sensational: Strictly’s Helen Skelton looked incredible in several stunning outfits as she took to the dance floor for the second night of the tour on Saturday

Helen put on a very leggy display in a pink and yellow tassel dress, while Kai stood out in a colourful patterned shirt for their first performance of the night. 

She then slipped into a racy black corset and shorts, while Kai showed off his jaw-dropping muscles in a tight fitting satin shirt. 

Molly Rainford and Carlos Gu looked sensational in matching racy gold and black outfits.

Fleur East stood out in an eye-catching silver costume which showed off her incredible figure, while Vito Coppola donned a matching ensemble. 

Bold: Helen put on a very leggy display in a pink and yellow tassel dress, while Kai stood out in a colourful patterned shirt for their first performance of the night

Bold: Helen put on a very leggy display in a pink and yellow tassel dress, while Kai stood out in a colourful patterned shirt for their first performance of the night

Performance: The television host, 39, who reached the final with the Spanish pro Gorka Marquez, 32, has now been paired with Kai Widdrington, 27, ahead of the show's live tour

Performance: The television host, 39, who reached the final with the Spanish pro Gorka Marquez, 32, has now been paired with Kai Widdrington, 27, ahead of the show’s live tour

Wow! Helen slipped into a racy black corset and shorts, while Kai showed off his jaw-dropping muscles in a tight fitting satin shirt

Wow! Helen slipped into a racy black corset and shorts, while Kai showed off his jaw-dropping muscles in a tight fitting satin shirt

Jowita Przystal and Hamza Yassin, who won the 2022 series together, performed a number of their favourite routines.

It comes amid her romance with Giovanni Pernice , but he was absent from the group as the dancer is giving the UK tour a miss due to a schedule clash with his own show. 

The Strictly live arena tour kicked off in Birmingham on January 20 and runs all the way through until February 12. 

Tour: The 2022 Strictly Come Dancing professionals and celebrities recently arrived in Birmingham for the much-anticipated tour, which kicked off on Friday

Tour: The 2022 Strictly Come Dancing professionals and celebrities recently arrived in Birmingham for the much-anticipated tour, which kicked off on Friday

Gorgeous: Helen sported a bronzed makeup aplette which accentuated her natural features, with a swipe of nude lipstick

Looking good: The ensemble showed off her incredible figure

Gorgeous: Helen sported a bronzed makeup palette which accentuated her natural features, with a swipe of nude lipstick

Amazing: Helen put on a show-stopping performance as she done the splits on top of partner Kai

Amazing: Helen put on a show-stopping performance as she done the splits on top of partner Kai 

It comes after Helen discussed taking to the dance floor without her Strictly Come Dancing partner Gorka Marquez.

She told The Sun : ‘It’s really difficult not to be with Gorka because we’re such good friends’.

‘I’ve been asking him for advice a lot, so it feels like he’s here. I’d have loved for him to do it, but it’s almost like he’s in the group.’

Stylish: Molly Rainford and Carlos Gu looked sensational in matching racy gold and black outfits

Stylish: Molly Rainford and Carlos Gu looked sensational in matching racy gold and black outfits

Bold: Fleur East stood out in an eye-catching silver costume which showed off her incredible figure, while Vito Coppola donned a matching ensemble

Bold: Fleur East stood out in an eye-catching silver costume which showed off her incredible figure, while Vito Coppola donned a matching ensemble

Close bond: The pair have become close friends since performing on the show

Close bond: The pair have become close friends since performing on the show

Duo: Jowita Przystal and Hamza Yassin, who won the 2022 series together, performed a number of their favourite routines

Duo: Jowita Przystal and Hamza Yassin, who won the 2022 series together, performed a number of their favourite routines

The stunner also revealed that Gorka – who fans accused of looking ‘fuming’ at missing out on the Glitterball trophy to Hamza Yassin and Jowita PrzystaƂ – is spending time with his family and will come to watch her and Kai in action.

Unfazed by the change she said: ‘It’s such a tight knit group in the studio anyway. We all talked and all had a laugh. so it’s different, but it wasn’t a worry and like ‘oh my god what’s going to happen’. 

‘We knew each other from the series, we all hung out and spoke a lot. I was very lucky Kai was able to do it.’

It comes after Helen and Kai joined their fellow dancers at photo call for the much anticipated tour his week.

Romance: It comes amid her romance with Giovanni Pernice , but he was absent from the group as the dancer is giving the UK tour a miss due to a schedule clash with his own show

Romance: It comes amid her romance with Giovanni Pernice , but he was absent from the group as the dancer is giving the UK tour a miss due to a schedule clash with his own show

Impressive: Tyler West could be seen swinging pro dancer Dianne Buswell around by her feet

Impressive: Tyler West could be seen swinging pro dancer Dianne Buswell around by her feet

Talented: Nikita Kuzmin and Ellie Simmonds entertained the audience with their impressive performance

Talented: Nikita Kuzmin and Ellie Simmonds entertained the audience with their impressive performance 

Outstanding: The 2022 Strictly Come Dancing professionals and celebrities recently arrived in Birmingham for the much-anticipated tour, which kicked off on Friday

Outstanding: The 2022 Strictly Come Dancing professionals and celebrities recently arrived in Birmingham for the much-anticipated tour, which kicked off on Friday

The former Blue Peter star flashed her legs in a tasselled green minidress while posing alongside the ballroom dance who wore a blue shirt.

Meanwhile Ellie Simmonds and Nikita Kuzmin matched in pink outfits as the beaming pair struck a series of poses for photographers at Utilita Arena Birmingham.

Also taking part were Fleur East and Vito Coppola, Nancy Xu and Will Mellor, Tyler West and Dianne Buswell, Molly Rainford and Carlos Gu and host Janette Manrara.

Bruno Tonioli is returning to Strictly to judge on the upcoming Strictly arena tour alongside Craig Revel Horwood and Shirley Ballas, after being replaced by Anton Du Beke on the panel.

Wow! Nancy Xu and Will Mellor reunited on the stage with a sizzling performance

Wow! Nancy Xu and Will Mellor reunited on the stage with a sizzling performance

Back: The Strictly live arena tour kicked off in Birmingham on January 20 and runs all the way through until February 12

Back: The Strictly live arena tour kicked off in Birmingham on January 20 and runs all the way through until February 12

Dashing: Anton du Beke cut a dapper figure in a black tuxedo as he showed off his moves

Dashing: Anton du Beke cut a dapper figure in a black tuxedo as he showed off his moves

Looking good! The 2022 celebrities and pro dancers performed a number of group routines

Looking good! The 2022 celebrities and pro dancers performed a number of group routines

On Thursday busy Helen also managed to find time to make her Morning Live debut on Thursday as she presented alongside Gethin Jones.

She was praised by fans on social media during the show who called for her to become a ‘regular’ on the BBC show.

One said: ‘@HelenSkelton, @GethincJones was correct; it was a joy seeing you present @BBCMorningLive. I hope we see a lot more of you as you are a natural presenter.’

Another said: ‘Helen skeleton showing the difference between a proper presenter and what they usually have on the show!’

A third commented: ‘@BBCMorningLive @HelenSkelton is just a different class Morning Live presenter! Make her permanent.’

Missed: Helen recently discussed taking to the dance floor without her Strictly Come Dancing partner Gorka Marquez (pictured together in 2022)

Missed: Helen recently discussed taking to the dance floor without her Strictly Come Dancing partner Gorka Marquez (pictured together in 2022) 

Praise: On Thursday busy Helen also managed to find time to make her Morning Live debut on Thursday as she presented alongside Gethin Jones

Praise: On Thursday busy Helen also managed to find time to make her Morning Live debut on Thursday as she presented alongside Gethin Jones

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