Writer, actor, punk rock legend Henry Rollins, returns to the UK early next year for a tour of 'talking shows'.

The 2012 tour dates are:

12th Jan, Manchester, Bridgewater Hall (www.alt-tickets.co.uk)

15th Jan, Newcastle, Tyne Theatre (www.ticketmaster.co.uk)

16th Jan, Sheffield, Memorial Hall (www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk)

17th Jan, Bristol, St George's (www.ticketmaster.co.uk)

18th Jan, Oxford, The Regal (www.ticketmaster.co.uk)

19th Jan, Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall (www.wolvescivic.co.uk)

20th Jan, London, Royal Festival Hall, (www.southbankcentre.co.uk)

21st Jan, Bexhill, De La Warr Pavillion (www.dlwp.com)

Ticket are onsale now from the venues-prices vary but start at 16 pound.