Elvis Presley to return to the stage 40 years after his death

Elvis Presley - who died in 1977 - and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra are set to tour the UK, with a special appearance from Priscilla Presley

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Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley

Elvis Presley is set to go on tour once again - 40 years after his death.

The iconic voice belonging to the 'Suspicious Minds' hitmaker - who died in August 1977 - is set to return to the stage once again in support of the album 'If I Can Dream', featuring the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

Pricilla Presley, the star's late wife, will also be making a very special appearance at the shows.

She said: "What an honour for me to present for the live debut of what has become a very prestigious and beloved album along with other favourites backed by a full symphony orchestra."

The UK arena run will tour six cities in November, starting at Glasgow's SSE Hydro Arena and culminating with a date at Manchester Arena on November 24.

The tour will feature performances taken from the critically acclaimed album, 'If I Can Dream', which uses archive material of Elvis' performances with backing from the legendary orchestra.

Elvis will wow fans live on screen, whilst the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will also thrill fans with their incredible live stage performance.

Elvis Presley and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra's 'If I Can Dream' tour dates 2016:

Nov 17 - Glasgow - SSE Hydro

Nov 18 - Leeds - First Direct Arena

Nov 20 - Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena

Nov 22 - Birmingham - Genting Arena

Nov 23 - London - O2 Arena

Nov 24 - Manchester - Arena

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1. Brian Quinn15 Mar 2016, 2:52pm Report

This tour will be another highlight for the Legacy of the legendary career of Elvis Presley - the Biggest Selling Solo Artist of All-Time with over One Billion records sold Worldwide as indicated in the 2016 Edition of The Guinness Book Of World Records. The concert tour will be in appreciation for the fans and general public who have bought over 1 million and 20 thousand copies (to date) of the 'If I Can Dream' Album which was released on 30th October, 2015. It is Elvis' fastest selling album of all-time in the UK. Elvis was truly 'sui generis'.

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