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Prodigy are to play a rare UK and Irish tour in December, NME.COM can exclusively reveal.

The shows will take place in large clubs, such as the London Carling Brixton Academy and Manchester Apollo.

The gigs will be in support of the long-awaited new album ‘Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned’, which is released on August 23.

‘Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned’ features collaborations with Liam and Noel Gallagher, who appear on ‘Shootdown’, actress Juliette Lewis, who provides vocals on ‘Hotride’, Kool Keith, Princess Superstar, and Twista.

The tour dates are: Birmingham Academy (December 2)

London Carling Brixton Academy (3-4)

Manchester Carling Apollo (6)

Glasgow Academy (8)

Belfast Ulster Hall (10)

Dublin Olympia Theatre (11)

The group’s last UK shows were in 2002 at the Reading and Leeds festivals, but they haven’t properly toured the UK since 1997.

Tickets go on sale this coming Saturday (August 14) at 9am. For availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.