Former The Beautiful South frontman Paul Heaton is to take his 'soul opera' on the road this summer (12), playing six dates in England.
The 8th will be staged throughout July (12) and feature actor Reg E Cathey, Heaton's former Beautiful South bandmate Jacqui Abbott and Los Campesinos! vocalist Gareth Paisey.
The show will debut at London's Barbican Centre on 5 July (12).
The tour will come at the end of a busy three months for Heaton - he plans to celebrate his upcoming 50th birthday by cycling around the U.K. and Ireland.
The A Little Time singer will pedal from gig to gig throughout May and June (12), clocking up a total of 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometres) in 40 days.
The 33-gig trek will begin at his own Kings Arms pub in Salford, England on 15 May (12).