Cliff Richard has shunned the unfounded sexual assault claims against him, announcing a tour to celebrate his 75th birthday.
The ever present British pop star faced one allegation of historical abuse in August, when police raided his house in Sunningdale. Although he was interviewed under caution, no charges were brought against him. He is subsequently staying in his Portugal house in the Algarve, where today's announcement was made.
"It’s been a difficult time recently, so I am really looking forward to doing what I do best . . . performing for my extremely loyal fans," he told the Daily Mail. "I would like to thank them all for their solid support."
The tour will on 29 September 2015 and will include five days at the Royal Albert Hall, including his birthday.
The full tour dates are as follows:
Tuesday 29 - Birmingham, Symphony Hall
Thursday 1 - Sheffield, City Hall
Saturday 3 - Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall
Sunday 4 - Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
Tuesday 6 - Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
Wednesday 7 - Newcastle, City Hall
Friday 9 - Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
Monday 12 - London, Royal Albert Hall
Tuesday 13 - London, Royal Albert Hall
Wednesday 14 - London, Royal Albert Hall
Friday 16 - London, Royal Albert Hall
Saturday 17 - London, Royal Albert Hall
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