Fresh from a show to celebrate NME's 50th birthday, the girls hit the road...

Sugababes have announced details of a UK tour for 2003.

The teenage chart-toppers, who earlier this month played an intimate gig at the London Scala (November 11) as part of the NME’s 50’s birthday celebrations, will return to the UK stage in March for a full tour.

The dates are at: Manchester Academy (March 26)

Liverpool Royal Court (March 27)

York Barbican (March 29)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (March 31)

Southampton Guildhall (April 1)

Bristol Academy (2)

Nottingham Royal Centre (4)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (5)

Tickets will go on sale shortly – [url=]click here to check, or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.