Thursday 19 July 2018

'I miss doing stand-up' - Peter Kay announces four Irish dates on first stand-up tour in eight years

BRIT Awards 2010 – Show – London
BRIT Awards 2010 – Show – London
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Peter Kay is returning to his stand up roots and bringing his new tour to Ireland for four dates.

The comedian, actor, author, director and producer will embark on his first live show in eight years in 2019 with two dates at Dublin's 3Arena, on Friday February 1, 2019 and Saturday February 2, 2019.  He will also play Belfast's SSE Arena on Sunday January 13 and Monday January 14 2019.

His last tour in 2010, which still ranks with the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest selling comedy tour of all time, played to over 1.2 million people.

Of his decision to return to stand-up he says, "I really miss it. I know how lucky I am to be making television series and have really loved these past few years working on Car Share but I miss doing stand-up. As terrifying as it is, when it works there's nothing more fun and exciting.

"Plus, a lot has happened in the last eight years, with Trump, Twitter and my Nan getting her front bush trimmed at the age of 96. I can't wait to get back up on stage."

The tour kicks off in April next year in Birmingham and will play across the UK and Ireland until early 2019 when he will perform in Dublin.

Tickets from €45.05 go on sale this Sunday 19th November at 10am.  Tickets limited to people 15 years and over.

2019

Sunday 13 January - Belfast SSE Arena                 

Monday 14 January - Belfast SSE Arena

Friday 1 February - Dublin 3 Arena                    

Saturday 2 February - Dublin 3 Arena                    

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