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Take That: Stadium of Light, Sunderland *****

David Bennun, Mail On Sunday, May 2011

YOU CAN TELL it's a chilly evening in Tyne and Wear. Some of the women even have their shoulders covered. It's the first night of Britain's biggest ever arena tour. Not only is the crowd chiefly female, but the atmospheric level of hormones is sufficient to stun low-flying bird-life. The menfolk, one supposes, are mostly here in tow, and expecting a long night. They'll get one. But if they aren't having fun by the end, they must be clinically incapable of it.

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