EIGHTIES synth-pop band A-ha has announced they are to postpone their show at the Bournemouth International Centre due to illness. 

The band, known for hits such as 'Take On Me' and 'The Sun Always Shines on TV', was due to play at the BIC on Tuesday, 24 May, but fans are told to hold on to their tickets and await further news on a rescheduled date. 

In a statement, A-ha said: “We are sorry to have to inform you that the a-ha show in Bournemouth on May 24 has been postponed.  

“Morten is still not fully recovered and is not able to perform.  

“Please hold on to your tickets and await further information from your point of purchase.  

“We hate to disappoint even more fans with more postponements, but there is unfortunately nothing we can do but wait for Morten to get better and keep our fingers crossed for the shows in London and Birmingham.  

“Stay safe in the meantime, everyone!” 

Ticketholders are expected to receive an email confirming this announcement soon.