Join us for an evening with world-renowned dancer and Strictly head judge Shirley Ballas as she talks about her debut novel Murder on the Dancefloor.

Behind the sequins and sparkle of Blackpool Tower Ballroom’s famous Dance Festival, the competition is about to turn deadly.

When a promising young dancer collapses during the opening tango of the festival, Lily Richmond, dance legend, teacher and one-time world champion, is convinced that murder is afoot. There’s only one person who can help her delve into the mystery: her former student and private detective, Susie Cooper. But Susie vowed she’d never return to the ballroom – let alone go undercover as a professional dancer when there’s a killer on the loose…

As the competition gets even fiercer and the bodies start to pile up, can the unlikely dance-detective duo unravel the rumours from the rumbas and expose the murderer’s identity, before they strike again?

With Murder on the Dancefloor Shirley Ballas delivers a showstopper of a debut crime novel. We’re delighted to welcome her to Oswestry to celebrate it’s publication and hear stories from her fascinating career. Don’t miss this chance to see and meet her!

Shirley Ballas has enjoyed a spectacular dance career spanning more than 40 years – she has Cha-Cha’d her way across the world’s dance floors to become a multi-award-winning Latin and Ballroom champion, and one of the most renowned dancers in the world. In 1996, Shirley retired from competitive dancing to become a
highly acclaimed coach and teacher. She became head judge on BBC TV’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2017.


Tickets: £20 (admits one, includes a signed copy of Murder on the Dance Floor) £30 (admits two, includes a signed copy of Murder on the Dance Floor)

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