BOOK IT NOW Alesha Dixon at Liverpool Phil.What's the attraction? New BBC BBC
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. Strictly Come Dancing Come Dancing is a BBC TV ballroom dancing competition show that ran on and off from 1949 to 1998, becoming one of television's longest-running shows.
The show was created by Eric Morley, the founder of Miss World, and began in 1949 by broadcasting from regional judge Alesha Dixon, who won the 2007 show, is on her first solo singing tour. Her singles The Boy Does Nothing and Breathe Slow have helped her sell one million records in the UK. She's also been a personal guest of Gordon and Sarah Brown at Downing Street (Mr Brown dubbed her 'a national treasure') and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, helping to raise over pounds 3m for Comic Relief.
Where and when? Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Monday, October 26 How do I get tickets? Ring 0151 709 3789 or visit www.gigsandtours.com 0871 2200 260 Where do I stay? Visit www.liverpool.com and you'll find a wide choice of hotels, such as the three-star hotel The Express by Holiday Inn within the Britannia Pavilion in Liverpool's Albert Dock (0151 709 1133), or the three-star Sir Thomas Hotel at 24 Sir Thomas Street (0151 236 1366) Where do I eat? Try the Restaurant Bar & Grill in Halifax House, Brunswick Street, (0151 236 6703) or Delifonseca in Stanley Street (0151 255 0808) for Italian food loversor Meet Argentinean in Brunswick Street (0871 811 4824).Alternatively, you could check out the mouthwatering mouth·wa·ter·ing or mouth-wa·ter·ing
Appealing to the sense of taste; appetizing: the mouthwatering aroma of a baking pie. menu at Malmaison Brasserie on William Jessop Way (0151 229 5000) or The Mexican, Savina at 138 Duke Street (0151 708 9095)
Strictly Come Dancing winner and pop star Alesha Dixon