Peter Kay announces first live tour in eight years

The tour will run right through 2018 and 2019

Peter Kay has announced his return to stand-up comedy, with a huge 2018-2019 UK tour – his first in eight years.

The Bolton comedian will be touring from April 2018 to March 2019, with numerous dates in cities up and down the UK. Tickets will be available here from Sunday 19 November at 10am.

Speaking about his return to the stage, Kay writes: “‘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”.

Check out a teaser video for the tour below, along with Peter Kay’s full 2018 and 2019 UK tour dates.

2018
April 21 –
 Birmingham Genting Arena
April 22 – Birmingham Genting Arena
May 14 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
May 15 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
June 4 – Manchester Arena
June 5 – Manchester Arena
June 6 – Manchester Arena
June 9 – Manchester Arena
September 13 – London The O2
September 14 – London The O2
September 15 – London The O2
September 20 – London The O2
October 2 – Leeds First Direct Arena
October 3 – Leeds First Direct Arena

2019
January 13 – Belfast SSE Arena
January 14 – Belfast SSE Arena
January 23 – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
January 24 – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
February 1 – Dublin 3 Arena
February 2 – Dublin 3 Arena
February 11 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
February 12 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
March 4 – Sheffield FlyDSA Arena
March 5 – Sheffield FlyDSA Arena
March 18 – Liverpool Echo Arena
March 19 – Liverpool Echo Arena

Peter Kay’s last tour, in 2010, still holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest selling comedy tour of all time, with a total 1.2 million people watching Kay perform across the run.