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Beyoncé's 'The Mrs Carter Show' in numbers

As Queen Bey brings her latest tour to London for a second time, here are the show's vital statistics

 (© Edward Beavers)
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© Edward Beavers…dates Beyoncé has played on this tour so far.
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…press photographers allowed at any show – because the media used ‘unflattering’ pictures of the singer’s 2013 Super Bowl show.
 (© Robin Harper)
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© Robin Harper…the supposed worth of a prize offered at a charity auction by Team Bey, which included working backstage for a day and meeting ‘award-winning stylist’ Tina Knowles. Or, as she’s better known, Beyoncé’s mum.
 (© Nick Farrell Photography)
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© Nick Farrell Photography…the number of stars out of five that Time Out Sydney gave the show.
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…strobe lights used in the show.Image: Robin Harper
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…hours spent hand-embroidering 30,000 Swarovski crystals on to a corset worn in the show. For comparison, it only took Neil Armstrong and his crew 200 hours to get to the moon and back.
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…the weight of the touring set in tons: equal to around 985 Beyoncés.
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© Parkwood Productions…pairs of shoes made by Bey’s favourite designer, Stuart Weitzman, for the tour. Beyoncé claims to have ‘danced 1,000 miles in his shoes’.
 (© Mason Poole)
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© Mason Poole…seconds that an ultra-cute clip of Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter lasted on the big screen at the 2013 O2 leg of the Mrs Carter Tour, sending the crowd into a weeping frenzy.
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…seconds that Bey’s hair was stuck in an electric fan while she belted out ’Halo’ in Montreal. She still sang faultlessly and didn’t drop a note. Standard.
By Time Out Music Editors |
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Hoist that bunting and get Heathrow to vacuum the red carpet – Queen B is making a state visit, people. Her lavish Mrs Carter Show comes to The O2 for another six nights, so to get primed, familiarise yourself with some of the diva’s touring digits.

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