Love Actually concert to bring Christmas spirit to Belfast

Bill Nighy in Christmas favourite Love Actually

Christmas favourite Love Actually will tour the UK this December with a full orchestra performing its soundtrack during a performance of the film.

Kicking off the Christmas season and getting many into the spirit, the Love Actually Live Concert Tour will visit the Waterfront on December 5.

Directed by Richard Curtis and originally released in cinemas in 2003, Love Actually tells ten separate yet interweaving stories of love around Christmas time.

The film features an all-star ensemble cast, including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Bill Nighy, Martine McCutcheon, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley Rowan Atkinson, Martin Freeman, and many more.

A full, live orchestra will perform Craig Armstrong’s evocative score at these shows, with the film being projected onto a huge screen.

Armstrong is one of the UK’s most recognised film composers, with his work being awarded a BAFTA for his Achievement in Film Music.

With the film becoming a Christmas tradition for many, audiences attending the Love Actually Live Concert Tour will be treated to a unique way to watch the film that has gotten so many into the festive spirit over the last 15 years.

Tickets on sale Thursday, February 28 at 9am from the Waterfront box office and all usual Ticketmaster outlets.

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