Come and see Saturday Night Takeaway Live, a spectacular live show featuring special guests, amazing prizes and, as always, YOU could be part of the show.
Today from the roof at The O2 London; Ant and Dec have announced that they will be taking their prime time award winning ITV show Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway on a national arena tour.
The tour will see them travelling the length and breadth of the country to the UK’s biggest arenas and will give people the chance to experience Takeaway live on stage! The show will be packed with special guests, amazing prizes to be won and of course lots of surprises for the audience.
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway is produced by ITV Studios and was launched on ITV in 2002 with a whole host of crazy pranks, mind-boggling challenges and fantastic competitions. The series has gone from strength to strength, running for nine series and picking up every award going. After a break in 2010 the show returned for its 10th series this year to hit ratings and accolade with over 8 million people tuning in each week.
The show will be a co-production between James Grant Live/Ant & Dec and ITV Studios. The tour is being promoted by SJM Concerts.
Ant & Dec aid: “Takeaway is the one show that people always tell us they'd love to be in the audience for, so we've decided to take the show to them!
Just like the TV show the audience will have a chance of winning some fantastic prizes as well as being an essential part of the show.
It's been an ambition of ours for a long time to go on tour and we can't wait to hit the road!”
Paul Kanareck, Director of Brands at ITV said: "We are thrilled to be working with James Grant Live to produce the first ever Ant and Dec Tour. Taking Saturday Night Takeaway on the road will be a real treat for the many millions of fans and viewers of the ITV show, and we are thrilled that ITV's Brand Extensions team in partnership with James Grant Live will bring this to life next year."
Rob Ballantine, Director at SJM Concerts said: "We are delighted to announce that the Nations favourite TV personalities are giving the public the chance they've been craving, to experience Ant and Dec live for the very first time. After being entertained in their living rooms by Ant and Dec for many years the public can now enjoy a fully live stage show in one of the many arenas around the UK. It's sure to be the must see family show of Summer 2014."
Kim Gavin who was Artistic Director on the Olympic and Paralympic Closing ceremonies will be Artistic Director on the tour.
Ant and Dec and their shows have won a staggering 23 National Television Awards (including Most Popular Entertainment Presenters for the last twelve years in a row), six British Comedy Awards, a BAFTA and a variety of other industry accolades. Just recently Ant and Dec won a trio of TV Choice awards including one for Best Entertainment Show for Saturday Night Takeaway.
This will be the ultimate interactive stage show and is not to be missed.