Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

In an interview with Clash in 2014, Paul Heaton – the musician behind the hits of The Housemartins and the Beautiful South – described reuniting with vocalist Jacqui Abbott as “going into your garage and discovering a beautiful, covered up Rolls-Royce that hadn’t been started in years”. The album, What Have We Become?, went to number three in the first week of release. Heaton and Abbott continue their collaboration with the release of Widsom, Laughter and Lines, and perform at the Hall following a series of outdoor shows over the summer.

Under 14s to be accompanied.

This is a part-standing show in the stalls.

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