Manchester Literature Festival

Manchester Literature Festival

Just signed 600 books and waiting to go on stage at the Manchester Literature Festival to be interviewed by the poet Andrew McMillan. Neil x

Chris's birthday

Chris is 60 today!

Frieze

Spent a nice day at the Frieze Art Fair in London. Neil x

UK Radio Chart

“Dreamland” is the highest climber this week in the official UK radio airplay chart, going up 167 places to number 20. Full chart at the link below.

Hyde Park

What a magical night! Thank you BBC Radio 2, BBC4 TV and everyone in Hyde Park! And very special thanks to our two guests – click on the links below to watch “Dreamland” featuring Olly Alexander and ”What have I done to deserve this?” featuring Beverley Knight. Photo: James Adkins

Tonight

Loved tonight’s little warm-up show at 229 in London! Everyone singing along. Beautiful. Neil x Photo: Angela Becker

Rehearsals

Looking forward to this weekend! Neil x

Dreamland

Lovely message from Olly Alexander. So pleased to have released our new song with Years & Years today. Hope you all like it. We got up early to be there when Zoe Ball gave it the first play anywhere on her Radio 2 breakfast show. Thanks, Zoe! Link below. Neil xx

Edinburgh

Congratulations to the fabulous Frances Barber for three wonderful weeks of sold-out and critically acclaimed performances of “Musik” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The show comes to London’s Leicester Square Theatre next week – only a few seats left. Details at the link below. Photo: Murdo MacLeod

Manchester Literature Festival

Manchester Literature Festival

Neil Tennant will be in conversation with the poet Andrew McMillan at a event during the Manchester Literature Festival on October 5th. Full details at the link below.

1996

Guests on The Ant & Dec Show, 1996.

Opening night

Congratulations to Frances Barber for her brilliant first performance as Billie Trix in “Musik” last night in Edinburgh. The sell-out crowd gave her a standing ovation at the end. Photo: Lee Newby

Edinburgh

We’re in Edinburgh for “Musik” opening tomorrow and went to see Miss Hope Springs’ glorious show at the same venue as our show. Neil x

This weekend

Love and respect for the courageous people standng up for their rights in Moscow, Hong Kong and Bialystok. Neil x

Steve Wright Show

Frances Barber will be a guest on The Steve Wright Show on BBC Radio 2 tomorrow afternoon, talking about her role as Billie Trix in the upcoming PSB/Jonathan Harvey show, "Musik", and will also premiere one of the show's new songs. Link below.

CTH reviews

“A triumph of immersion and world-building.” Reviews are in from the press night of the new production of “Closer to Heaven” in London. Links below.

Thank you!

Dear Petheads, Thank you for all your lovely birthday messages. They made an old man very happy! Neil xx (Photo: David Walliams)

Happy Birthday, Neil

Happy Birthday, Neil

It’s Neil’s 65th birthday on Wednesday. If you’d like to leave him a birthday message, a fan has kindly set up a guestbook where you can do that. Link below.

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