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WATCH: Sting announces northern dates for his debut musical

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A musical about the lives of people who once populated the dockyards is due to come to the North West next year.

Gordon Sumner - better known as Sting - wrote the Last Ship about his childhood experience. He was in the region earlier to announce dates next year for the Lowry Theatre in Salford and Liverpool's Everyman.

Our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore went along to catch up with him: