The Proclaimers will be in Venue Cymru in June

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Craig and Charlie Reid, The Proclaimers. PHOTO BY MURDO MACLEOD

The Proclaimers won’t have to walk 500 miles to get to Venue Cymru in June.

Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge success across the globe as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans new and old.

The Proclaimers have carved out a niche for themselves in the netherworld where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide. In the process they have enjoyed Gold and Platinum singles and albums in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Following on from the theatre success of the musical drama featuring songs by The Proclaimers ‘Sunshine On Leith’, the movie version had its UK release in October (Entertainment Film Distributors) and was hugely popular, opening at number 3, moving up to 2 in its week second and spending another month in the top ten, generating over £4.8 million at the UK Box office. Sunshine On Leith was number 5 in the highest grossing Independent UK films of 2013.

The Proclaimers can be seen at Venue Cymru on June 3, and tickets go on sale at the theatre tomorrow morning, January 15.