Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott to play Thetford Forest live show

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are playing a gig at Thetford Forest in 2016

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are playing a gig at Thetford Forest in 2016 - Credit: Archant

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have been revealed as the latest act to play Thetford Forest's series of live gigs in 2016.

The former The Beautiful South duo will be at High Lodge on Saturday, July 2, with tickets going on sale this Friday.

They will perform songs from their latest top ten album, Wisdom, Laughter and Lines, including the singles I Don't See Them and The Austerity of Love.

Wisdom, Laughter and Lines was a follow up to their debut, What Have We Become, their first recording reunion since The Beautiful South.

And the pair have promised to perform tracks from their days in The Beautiful South and the Housemartins at the Forest Live show.

Simply Red have already announced they will be playing at High Lodge the following night, July 3.

Tickets £32.50 (plus £3.75 booking fee) go on sale 9am on Friday December 11 from the Forestry Commission box office tel 03000 680400, or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music