Christmas show is Stuff of Wonder

Size of a Cow hitmakers The Wonder Stuff are going Dizzy with delight after announcing a string of 30th anniversary dates '“ including a show in Sheffield.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 1:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th August 2016, 2:34 pm
Caption: Seven days, December 15 Sleigh the UK Erica Nockalls and Miles Hunt from The Wonder Stuff.

The band – who reached number five with Size of A Cow and number one with Dizzy in 1991 – have announced a gig at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on Thursday, December 15.

Miles Hunt, The Wonder Stuff front man, said: “To round up our triumphant 30th anniversary year, The Wonder Stuff have invited our old friends, Bentley Rhythm Ace, to join us in a series of festive knees-ups.

“We’ll be having a ball, there’s no doubt about that – join us.”

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And 2016 is a special anniversary for Bentley Rhythm Ace as well – marking 20 years since their first release on Skint records, Bentleys Gonna Sort You Out!, in 1996.

Richard March, one-half of the electronic duo, said: “I have been friends with Miles for more than 30 years and I am proud to say ‘I was there’ at the very start of The Wonder Stuff.

“We are thrilled beyond measure to be asked to join them for these shows.”

Completing the special guests is BBC Radio 2 presenter Janice Long, who will be leading proceedings in Sheffield.

Tickets for the Sheffield show are now on sale from 0844 4772000, or www. ticketweb.co.uk