Wicked flies back to UK and Ireland cities in 2018

The touring production of Wicked – the West End musical telling the story of the Witches of Oz – will tour the UK and Ireland again, revisiting 10 cities in 2018.

It will start at the Bristol Hippodrome on February 6, then move to the Liverpool Empire on March 7.

The production will be at the Birmingham Hippodrome (April 4-29); Edinburgh Playhouse (May 8-June 9); Leeds Grand Theatre (June 13-July 7); Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (July 17-August 26); Sunderland Empire (September 4-29); Southampton Mayflower Theatre (October 3-27); Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre (October 31-November 24); and Manchester Palace Theatre (December 4- January 5).

Wicked is the 17th longest running show in London theatre history and recently celebrated a decade of performances at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

It played a 15-city tour of the UK and Ireland from September 2013 to July 2015.

Tickets for Wicked in the West End are now on sale until May 26, 2018.