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Diversity Adds Additional Ipswich Date

After eight sell out UK tours, over half a million tickets sold, and countless television and live performances, Diversity have announced their landmark 10 Year Anniversary Tour UK tour, “Born Ready” for Autumn 2019. Due to incredible demand extra dates have been added in Gateshead, Sheffield and Ipswich.

2019 marks 10 years since Diversity took the nation by storm when they won the third series of Britain’s Got Talent, beating Susan Boyle in front of a television audience of over 20 million.  Since then, thanks to the overwhelming support of their fans and the British public they continue to wow audiences around the world with their innovative live tours and performances.

Creator and choreographer Ashley Banjo said of the forthcoming tour “Born Ready is such an incredibly special tour for the whole Diversity family. 2019 marks 10 years since we won Britain’s Got Talent and since then we have continued to innovate, grow and achieve things that most said were impossible. ‘Born Ready’ will not only celebrate this and look back at some of the iconic Diversity moments over the past 10 years. But it will also look forward to the future, at how Diversity continues to evolve and how we plan to pass what we’ve created onto the next generation. Be prepared for dance, illusions, mind blowing stunts and inspiring stories that will hopefully leave people amazed!”

After judging on Sky 1’s Got To Dance for all five series, Ashley Banjo entered a new role on ITV’s spectacular return of Dancing On Ice in 2018 and will return again in 2019. Ashley has also hosted, choreographed and starred in the BAFTA nominated The Real Full Monty (2017 and 2018) and The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night. Both of these shows will be returning to ITV in early 2019.  2019 will also see the launch of Ashley’s new show Flirty Dancing on Channel 4. Since starring in ITV’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here fellow Diversity member Jordan Banjo has hosted on Sky 1’s Revolution and will be hosting on BBC 1’s brand new primetime show The Greatest Dancer which will hit TV screens early 2019. Diversity continue to inspire the next generation of dancers and are about to launch their brand new online dance classes with 20DV.

Extra Dates Added
Sun 29 Sept, Evening – Gateshead Sage
Sun 06 Oct, Evening – Sheffield City Hall

  • Mon 11 Nov, Evening – Ipswich Regent

September 2019
Sat 21 – Stoke Regent Theatre
Sun 22 – Cardiff St David’s Hall (+Matinee)
Tue 24 & Wed 25 – Guildford G Live
Fri 27 – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Sat 28 – Blackpool Opera House
Sun 29 – Gateshead Sage (+Matinee)

October 2019
Tue 01 – York Barbican
Wed 02 – Carlisle Sands Centre
Fri 04 – Hull Bonus Arena
Sat 05 – Edinburgh Usher Hall
Sun 06 – Sheffield City Hall (+Matinee)
Wed 09 – Llandudno Venue Cymru
Fri 11 – Bath Forum (Sold Out)
Sat 12 – Bournemouth Intl Centre (+Matinee)

  • Sun 13 – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (+Matinee)

Wed 16 – Oxford New Theatre
Wed 23 – Milton Keynes Theatre
Sat 26 – Plymouth Pavilions
Sun 27 – Brighton Centre (+Matinee)
Tue 29 – Reading Hexagon
Thu 31 – Leicester De Montfort Hall

November 2019
Fri 01 – Birmingham Alexandra Theatre
Sat 02 & Sun 03 – Birmingham Alexandra Theatre (+Matinee)
Wed 06 & Thu 07 – Northampton Derngate
Fri 08 – Liverpool Empire Theatre
Sat 09 – London Eventim Apollo (+Matinee)

  • Mon 11 & Tue 12 – Ipswich Regent

Wed 13 – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Fri 15 – Harrogate Convention Centre
Sat 16 – Manchester Palace Theatre (+Matinee)
Wed 20 – Halifax Victoria Theatre
Sat 23 – Glasgow King’s Theatre (+Matinee)

For more information visit Tickets for Diversity’s extra ‘Born Ready’ dates go onsale Friday 22nd February. All other dates are onsale now via and


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