Flying Entertainment have announced that the new Top of the Pops Live tour has been cancelled.

The iconic BBC show was due to receive a musical theatre makeover courtesy of the producers of Michael Jackson tribute show Thriller Live. It was billed as a "fabulous feast of musical nostalgia" and was due to be directed and choreographed by Thriller Live's Gary Lloyd.

Poor ticket sales have been cited as the reason for the cancellation and theatre-goers who have have purchased tickets for the show are asked to contact the venue for a refund.