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Monday 28 July 2014

Skating Takes 'Centre' Stage: Holiday On Ice Returns To Brighton With 70th Anniversary Celebrations

After two years away the most popular ice show in the world, Holiday on Ice, is returning to The Brighton Centre  for one week only with their 70th anniversary show Platinum, featuring Dancing on Ice All Stars winner, Ray Quinn.

Running from Tuesday 6th to Sunday 11th January, the show is a tribute to 70 years of Holiday on Ice which has been appearing at the venue since 1978.

Traditional elements and surprising moments combine to create an incomparable show experience, which will enchant audiences of all ages.

Taking the audience through the history of figure skating the show will be accompanied by a mix of music from electro and waltz to swing, gospel and samba.

Ray commented: "'I'm so thrilled to be a part of Holiday on Ice Platinum, it is the 70th year celebration show, so extra special! Holiday on Ice is such an all-time family favourite and for me to be back on the ice is really exciting. 

"The show is going to bring so much together from past traditional shows, to the more contemporary present day, it"s going to be amazing - I genuinely can't wait!" 

Whilst keeping the show fresh and current, the first act "That was then…" has a touch of nostalgia. 

With contemporary music and costumes referencing the high glamour and traditions that audiences have come to love over the years, it includes incredible footage of world champion Olympic stars who have performed in previous Holiday on Ice shows. 

The second half "This is now!" explodes with modern scenes and accompanying music that still hold every tradition of a Holiday on Ice production. 

Whilst the music may have a hip sound and the costumes look like they have come from the latest Paris catwalk, the skating still takes centre stage. 

The show will end with the absolutely essential light up Brazilian finale and extra features that maintain the show"s energy and the celebratory feel; thus ensuring the ovation will continue for Holiday on Ice for many years to come.

Tickets go on sale on Friday 1st August and are available from or by contacting the box office on 0844 847 1538.

by: Mike Cobley

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