Iconic singer Humperdinck to perform at Regent

LEGENDARY singer Engelbert Humperdinck is coming to town, it was revealed today.

The 150 million album seller may be in his 75th year but shows no signs of slowing down as prepares to bring his nationwide tour to the Regent theatre next November 1.

Humperdinck - whose name comes froms the 1911 Austrian composer who wrote Hansel and Gretel - will perform all the classics including Quando-Quando-Quando, Am I That Easy To Forget, There Goes My Everything, A Man Without Love and Release me.

Fans will also be treated to songs from his new album Released, recorded with award-winning record producer Paul Wiltshire.

Born Arnold George Dorsey, he was a saxophonist before becoming popular on the UK music circuit under the name Gerry Dorsey; dubbed so by fans after doing the world’s finest impersonation of Jerry Lewis - according to Lewis himself - at a pub sponsored singing contest.

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Silenced for six months after contracting tuberculosis he returned as Engelbert Humperdinck and an icon was born.

Tickets for next year’s show go on pre-sale today and general sale this Friday.

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