VIDEO: Ben Cohen back in the lycra for Strictly Live

Former Northampton Saints and England rugby star Ben Cohen has got his dancing shoes back on again.

He joins other recent contestants from the hit BBC1 show Strictly Come Dancing on a two-month live tour, which gets unde way tonight.

Ben Cohen and Kristina Rhianoff  during a  press call for the Uk Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2014 starting in Birmingham on Friday January 17th at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 16, 2014. See PA story SHOWBIZ Come Dancing . Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Ben Cohen and Kristina Rhianoff during a press call for the Uk Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2014 starting in Birmingham on Friday January 17th at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 16, 2014. See PA story SHOWBIZ Come Dancing . Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The tour visits Birmingham, London, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Newcastle, Glasgow, Nottingham and Manchester.

Visit the website more information and to book tickets.