HEAVEN 17, who were responsible for some of the biggest hits of the Eighties, are to play King George’s Hall, Blackburn, in the new year.

The band, best known for hits such as Temptation and Come Live With Me, were at the forefront of the electro pop movement with their albums Penthouse and Pavement and The Luxury Gap.

Now singer Glenn Gregory and keyboard player Martin Ware are to come to Blackburn on Friday, February 22.

Tickets, priced £20, go on sale at 10am today from 0844 847 1664.