Amy Schumer announces UK stand-up tour – Priority Tickets

Arena shows coincide with comedian’s first book.

Amy Schumer has announced an arena tour of the UK for her stand-up comedy, coinciding with the publication of her first book.

Amy Schumer has announced details of a UK headline tour. The US comedian and actor will bring her stand-up show to the UK this summer coinciding with the publication of her first book. Priority Tickets are available from 10am (June 8).

The three shows mark Schumer’s first British shows since the success of Trainwreck and her sketch show Inside Amy Schumer, which is on its fourth series for Comedy Central.

Priority Tickets for O2 customers are available from 10am on Wednesday June 8.
General sale tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday June 10, priced £35-£130 for London and £50-£100 for Manchester and Edinburgh.

Amy Schumer will play:

Edinburgh, Playhouse (August 30)
Manchester, O2 Apollo (September 3)
London, The O2 (September 4)

Schumer’s book The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo is published by Simon & Schuster on August 16 and is described as “a series of personal – extremely personal – essays”.

It was announced this week that Schumer is expected to appear in new comedy Who Invited Her? from the same studio as Trainwreck. Before that, she will appear in Thank You For Your Service an independent film about US soldiers returning from Iraq and struggling to reintegrate into family life.

Schumer has also signed up to appear in an as-yet-untitled comedy marking the return to acting of veteran comedy star Goldie Hawn. They will play a mother and daughter “trapped in a vacation gone wrong”. The film is written by Parks And Recreation writer Katie Dippold and directed by Jonathan Levine, whose previous films include The Wackness and 50/50.

Priority Tickets for Amy Schumer Live are available from 10am (June 8). O2 customers get tickets 48 hours before general release. Search ‘O2 Priority’ for tickets.

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