Burt Bacharach Announces UK Tour

28 January 2015, 15:16 | Updated: 2 November 2017, 15:29

Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach has announced details of a new UK tour for 2015.

The singer and producer, who has won six Grammy Awards and three Academy Awards to date, will play six shows across the UK this summer.

The tour begins with a special 'Life in Song' show at London's Royal Festival Hall, which will see a number of special guests performing Bacharach's best known hits, as he offers an insight into his life and career.

He will then perform at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall on June 30, Birmingham's Symphony Hall on July 01 and Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall on July 03.

The short tour finishes with shows at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on July 05 and Colston Hall in Bristol on July 08.

The singer is best known for writing songs including Aretha Franklin's 'I Say A Little Prayer' and 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head'.

Tickets for the regional shows go on sale Friday January 30, while tickets for the special London show will be available on Friday, February 06.

Watch Bacharach perform 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head':