A NORTH-EAST venue has been named in UK-wide tour of The South, featuring members of The Beautiful South, later this year.

The names behind household hits 'Good as Gold' and 'Rotterdam (Or Anywhere) will play at Stockton's Arc venue on Saturday, March 14.

The South, which is made up of former band members including Alison Wheeler and Gaz Birtles, are playing Stockton among locations in Barnsley and Whitby, to coincide with its 10th anniversary.

The Northern Echo:

Marking 30 years since The Beautiful South released its hugely-popular hit 'Song For Whoever,' in 1989, the South said it was 'keeping alive timeless songs' in this year's UK tour.

On social media, singer Alison Wheeler said she couldn't wait to perform ahead of the UK-wide tour, beginning in March.

To book tickets contact Stockton Arc's Box Office on 01642-525199 or visit arconline.co.uk/whats-on/music/the-south for more information.