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Batman Live coming to arenas in Liverpool and Manchester

The Caped Crusader himself will be swinging his way into the North West next summer when Batman Live comes to Liverpool and Manchester.

This unique action-packed show will tour arenas for the first time across the UK and Europe.Š

Opening in Manchester in July 2011, Batman Live will be at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, from September 7-11.

Batman Live is a visually stunning production, complete with a new, original storyline. ŠThe show will feature Batman, his trusty counterpart Robin, tireless butler Alfred and a host of other favourite Batman characters, including villains such as The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman and The Penguin.Š

The story will take place in several settings from the famed DC Comics stories, including Gotham City, Wayne Manor, the Batcave and Arkham Asylum.

Batman Live will feature impressive stunts, pyrotechnics, illusions and video screen sequences.Š Totally authentic, bold and awe-inspiring, it will offer a completely new way to experience the world of Batman and will be a must-see for fans and families everywhere.

Nick Grace said: “Batman is more than a comic book character, he’s a cultural phenomenon and we are proud to have this opportunity to be involved with one of the most popular DC super heroes in the world today.”

To book tickets, which range from £20-£35, log on to www.echoarena.com or call the Echo Arena box office on 0844 8000 400.