Take That announce stadium tour

POP band Take That today confirmed that they are to hit the road again for a huge British stadium tour next summer.

POP band Take That today confirmed that they are to hit the road again for a huge British stadium tour next summer.

Take That Present The Circus Live - Summer 2009 promises to be the be the band's biggest tour yet, with eight stadium dates.

The band said the shows will be packed with more drama and excitement than ever - but a tour spokeswoman said there are currently no plans for former band member Robbie Williams to make any appearances.

The tour will kick off in Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on June 6.

Band members Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Mark Owen then travel to Cardiff's Millennium Stadium and Glasgow's Hampden Park, before spending three nights in their home city of Manchester at Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

The tour will be topped off with two nights at London's Wembley Stadium.