The stars come out for CBeebies Live! 2012

Date: 03.04.2012     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 18.11
Category: BBC Worldwide
CBeebies Live! ‘Reach to the Stars’ opens in Liverpool’s Echo Arena today following a star-studded opening weekend at Wembley Arena. Featuring a host of the biggest stars from Britain’s most popular children’s channel parents and children sang, danced, giggled and booed Robbie Rotten throughout the fabulous interactive show.

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Celebrities including Radio One DJ Sara Cox; Comedian Michael McIntyre; Holby City star Laila Rouass and television presenter Amanda Lamb with their families joined over 20,000 CBeebies fans at the opening weekend for CBeebies Live ‘Reach to the Stars’ touring the UK this Easter, the first CBeebies Live! arena tour since 2008.

Justin Fletcher MBE; Mister Maker; Postman Pat with Jess the Cat; Mike the Knight; Squiglet; ZingZillas and the stars of LazyTown are joined by CBeebies presenters Andy Day, Katy Ashworth and Andrew Agnew in an all-action show that has children and parents singing and dancing in the aisles! The tour will travel to Glasgow on the 4th April before visiting Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield, Cardiff, Birmingham and Nottingham.

For tickets and more information about the tour please visit: www.CBeebiesLive.com

 

Notes to Editors:

To download high res photographs from the opening weekend please visit:

www.CBeebiesLive.com/press

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For more information, please contact:

Cameron Duncan, CBeebies Live Press Consultant at:

T. 07971 572 550. E. cam@cameronduncan.co.uk

Emma Finlay, Senior Press Officer, Brands, Consumers & New Ventures, at:

T: 020 8433 2536 E: Emma.Finlay@bbc.com  

Tour dates are as follows:

City

Date

Show Times

Venue

London

Saturday 31st March

2pm and 5pm

Wembley Arena, London

London

Sunday 1st April

11am and 2pm

Wembley Arena, London

Liverpool

Tuesday 3rd April

2pm and 5pm

EchoTwo at Echo Arena, Liverpool

Glasgow

Wednesday 4th April

2pm and 5pm

SECC, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

Glasgow

Thursday 5th April

11am and 2pm

SECC, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

Newcastle

Saturday 7th April

2pm and 5pm

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Manchester

Sunday 8th April

2pm and 5pm

MEN Arena, Manchester

Sheffield

Monday 9th April

2pm and 5pm

Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Cardiff

Tuesday 10th April

2pm and 5pm

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Cardiff

Wednesday 11th April

11am and 2pm

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Birmingham

Friday 13th April

2pm and 5pm

LG Arena, Birmingham

Nottingham

Saturday 14th April

2pm and 5pm

The Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

The CBeebies characters who will be performing at the Live show include: Justin Fletcher, Katy Ashworth, Andy Day, Andrew Agnew, PC Plum, Mr Tumble, Zingzillas, Squiglet, Mike the Knight, Robbie Rotten, Sportacus and Stephanie (from Lazy Town), Postman Pat and Jess the Cat.

 

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