FOLLOWING the success of new album Freedom Child, The Script is bringing their 2018 UK & Ireland Arena tour to Bournemouth International Centre on Thursday, February 22.

Speaking about their new number one album, the band said: “You guys may never understand how happy we are to have achieved our fourth number one album.

“You see, we've worked so hard on it and ultimately the fans decided whether it's a strong album or not. We're so so lucky and are humbled by it.

The first single from Freedom Child, Rain, was immediately added to playlists up and down the country and went straight into the Top 10 on iTunes.

Rain is currently the third most played song on national radio. It’s also been added to over 300 playlists on Spotify and the video has already been viewed over 13 million times.

The Irish three-piece are one of the world’s most successful bands and have sold over 29 million records.

Those heading to the BIC on February, 22 will be treated to songs from the new album and some of the band’s other massive hits including Man Who Can’t Be Moved and Breakeven live.

Tickets are on sale now. Call BH Live Tickets on 0844 576 3000.