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Liverpool Empire date for Sunny Afternoon Kinks musical

Award-winning show heading for city as part of a new UK tour from February 7-11

Kinks' musical Sunny Afternoon is coming to the Liverpool Empire as part of a UK tour(Image: Kevin Cummins)

The Liverpool Empire is to get yet another major West End show on its inaugural UK tour.

Last week it revealed that The Commitments and Green Day’s hit musical American Idiot are both due to be performed on the Lime Street stage.

Now it has been announced that multi award-winning Kinks’ musical Sunny Afternoon is heading this way.

The show won four prestigious Olivier Awards in 2015, including Best New Musical, and Outstanding Achievement in Music for Ray Davies.

And it is heading out on tour, arriving in Liverpool in February 2017.

The show, which tells the story of the popular 1960s band from its members’ early lives to their rise to stardo, and features some of The Kinks’ best-loved songs, including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset and Lola.

Sunny Afternoon is at the Liverpool Empire from February 7-11, 2017. Tickets go on sale on Monday.

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