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Elaine Paige will be touring the UK in October 2017

Stage legend Elaine Paige will be touring the UK in October.

Elaine Paige will be playing a mixture of her own material and renditions of favourite tracks by contemporary artists. She last toured the UK towards the end of 2016, celebrating rave reviews.

“I’m so excited about taking this concert to more venues across the UK,” she announced. “We had such a great time last year.

“It allows me to do something completely different, a brand new show celebrating songwriters I love such as Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, Jim Webb, Burt Bacharach, Lennon & McCartney, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber… the list goes on… as well as many of my hits.

“This music has been the soundtrack to all our lives, not just mine. And it’s the ideal opportunity to perform in an intimate way.”

To date, Elaine Paige has 22 solo albums under her belt, as well as being featured on 7 cast recordings. Her biggest musical numbers include Memory from the musical Cats, and I Know Him So Well from Chess.

Having performed in more musicals than any other, she can now be heard by millions on BBC Radio 2, presenting Elaine Paige on Sunday.

Here are those UK dates:

3 October – Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
4 October – St Davids Hall, Cardiff
8 October – Orchard Theatre, Dartford
12 October – Princess Theatre, Torquay
23 October – Eden Court, Inverness
24 October – Perth Concert Hall, Perth
27 October – Her Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
28 October – The Queens Hall, Edinburgh
2 November – Venue Cymru, Llandudno
3 November – Arts Centre, Aberystwyth
13 November – Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Kenyes
15 November – The Sage, Gateshead
24 November – Winter Garden, Margate
26 November – The Alban Arena, St Albans

Pre-sale tickets for the tour are on sale from 10:00 on Wednesday 5 April 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk. General sale kicks off on Friday 7 April 2017 here.

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