Due to demand, the ex-Verve man has beefed up his tour schedule...

Richard Ashcroft has added a string of additional dates to his tour of the UK and IRELAND.

Due to demand, he will now play additional shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and London.

The full tour dates are now: Manchester Apollo (December 3, 4) Dublin Olympia (6, 7) Glasgow Barrowlands (8, 10) Birmingham Academy (11) London Brixton Academy (14, 15)

For details of ticket release dates, see Ashcroft‘s website, www.richardashcroft.co.uk.