The skinny one's jaunt just gets bigger and bigger...

Richard Ashcroft has added two further dates to his ever-expanding tour of the UK and IRELAND.

Ashcroft has confirmed an extra show at the Birmingham Academy on December 12, as well as another date at the Dublin Olympia on December 7. Tickets for the Birmingham show are priced #17.50, while tickets for the Dublin show are IR#25.

Ashcroft‘s tour will now play: Manchester Apollo (December 3-4) Dublin Olympia (6-7) Glasgow Barrowlands (8,10) Birmingham Academy (11-12) London Brixton Academy (14-15)

WIth the exception of the new shows, the rest of the tour has sold out – apart from Ashcroft‘s second night at the London Brixton Academy (December 15). Ashcroft is currently touring Europe, and will play shows in Japan and the US prior to his UK dates.