Eurovision icons will bring some fizz to South Shields

Music icons from Bucks Fizz have made their mind up about taking centre stage in South Tyneside.

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 12:50 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 1:54 pm
Cheryl, Mike, Jay, who perform as Formerly of Bucks Fizz, with Bobby McVay. Pic: Timothy Cooke.

A trio of the ever-popular chart-toppers - who came to fame after being crowned Eurovision winners with their dazzling skirt-ripping dance routines in 1981 - will be heading to the borough for an eagerly-awaited gig at The Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, on September 30.

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The original members of the group - Cheryl Baker and Jay Aston - will be teaming up with founding member Mike Nolan to bring a bumper back catalogue of classic songs to fans old and new alike.

The musicians, who now perform under the title Formerly of Bucks Fizz, are embarking upon a nationwide tour, with a stop-off in South Shields.

The show gets under way at 7.30pm, with tickets £22 and available from the Customs House box office on 454 1234.