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JUST ANNOUNCED: Barbra Streisand is playing London this summer

By Nick Levine

No, this isnt a dream: actual Barbra Streisand is playing a London festival this summer.

The EGOT-winning icon has just been announced as the latest headliner for this years British Summer Time series. She’ll take to the stage in Hyde Park to deliver classics such as ‘Woman in Love’, ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade’ and Evergreen’ (which she co-wrote for her own 70s version of ’A Star Is Born’, becoming the first woman to win an Oscar for song composition) on Sunday July 7.

According to the woman herself, this will be her only European concert of 2019, and she’s going to be joined by ‘many special guests’. Is it too soon to mention the name Barry Gibb?

Tickets aren’t cheap, obviously, beginning at £69.95 for a general admission ticket and rising all the way to £299.95 for a fancy-schmancy ‘Diamond’ ticket. Still, splashing out on Babs is nothing to be guilty of – she last played London in 2013, and has only performed here a handful of times over the past quarter of a century. This gig is going to be a genuine event.

Barbra Streisand plays British Summer Time Hyde Park on Sun Jul 8. Barclaycard presale tickets go on sale at 9am tomorrow here. The BST presale starts on Mar 11. General sale tickets are available on Mar 14. 

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