The Saturdays play live in tiny shorts as Nicola Roberts makes solo onstage debut


The Saturdays play live in tiny shorts as Nicola Roberts makes solo onstage debut

Keeping it brief: The Saturdays play live in tiny shorts as Nicola Roberts overcomes her nerves to make solo stage debut

7:24 PM on 10th June 2011

Fierce: The Saturdays took to the stage in Newcastle last night all wearing tiny shorts - apart from a more bashful Rochelle Wiseman (far right)

Fierce: The Saturdays took to the stage in Newcastle last night in tiny shorts – apart from a more bashful Rochelle Wiseman, far right, who wore skintight jeans

Work it: (L-R) Mollie King, Una Healy, Vanessa White, Frankie Sandford and Rochelle were playing a short set at Metro Radio Live at Newcastle Arena - a kind of urban indoor one-day pop festival

Work it: From left, Mollie King, Una Healy, Vanessa White, Frankie Sandford and Rochelle were playing a short set at Metro Radio Live at Newcastle Arena – an urban indoor one-day pop festival

Solo debut: Nicola Roberts got over her nerves to play her first ever live gig without Girls Aloud at the show

Solo debut: Nicola Roberts overcame her nerves to play her first live gig without Girls Aloud in Newcastle

Dainty doll: The star threw some shapes as she performed and totally won the screaming crowd over

Dainty doll: Nicola chose a tiny thigh-skimming red and pink clashing skater style dress for her solo debut

Strutting her stuff: Mollie was wearing titchy high-waisted orange shorts and a low cut blue vest top Strutting her stuff: Mollie was wearing titchy high-waisted orange shorts and a low cut blue vest top

Strutting her stuff: Mollie was wearing titchy high-waisted sailor front orange shorts and a low cut see-through sheer blue vest top that showed off her black bra underneath

On song: Frankie belts out one of The Saturday

On song: Frankie belts out one of The Saturday”s singles wearing tight striped shorts and a blue top with a distressed denim top half, as Una sports ripped denim and a low cut purple top showing off her red bra

Earning her stripes: Rochelle has teamed her jeans with a leather jacket and a midriff-exposing tiger print top

Earning her stripes: Rochelle teamed her jeans with a leather jacket and a midriff-exposing tiger print top

Thighs the limit: Una strikes a pose at the Newcastle Arena Thighs the limit: Una strikes a pose at the Newcastle Arena

Thighs the limit: Una strikes a pose at the Newcastle Arena in her tiny Daisy Duke cut-off denim hotpants

An audience with...Sophie Ellis Bextor was also on the bill at the bash An audience with...Sophie Ellis Bextor was also on the bill at the bash

Back on the bill: Sophie Ellis Bextor wore a daring red minidress with high golden heels for her set

Flower delivery! Nicola was handed a single red rose by a fan as she left Starbucks in Liverpool today after grabbing a coffee

Flower delivery! Nicola was handed a single red rose by a fan as she left Starbucks in Liverpool today after grabbing a coffee

Chic: The singer teamed her skintight jeans with a purple jacket and silver heels as she met with fans Chic: The singer teamed her skintight jeans with a purple jacket and silver heels as she met with fans

Chic: The singer teamed her skintight jeans with a purple jacket and silver heels as she met with fans