Peter Kay has announced his first stand-up tour in 12 years with tickets going on sale this week.
The comedian, 49, will perform at Glasgow’s OVO Hydro next year as part of a ten-date UK run beginning in December.
Kay cancelled his last scheduled tour in 2017 at short notice due to “unforeseen family circumstances”.
He has appeared at a number of charity gigs but has otherwise largely remained out of the spotlight.
His comeback was announced during an advertisement break in the series launch of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! on ITV.
His statement read: “It’s good to get back to what I love doing best, stand-up comedy, and if there’s ever a time people need a laugh it’s now.
“And with the cost of living at an all-time high, ticket prices are starting from £35 – the same price they were on my previous tour in 2010.”
Kay’s 2010 tour broke a Guinness World Record for the biggest selling run of all time, playing to more than 1.2 million people.
Where is he performing in Scotland?
He will perform at Glasgow’s Hydro on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6.
When do tickets go on sale?
Tickets for Kay’s 2022-23 tour go on sale on Saturday, November 12 at 10am at websites including Ticketmaster.co.uk and Seetickets.com.
Tickets will start from £35 but go up to £135 for ‘best seat’ packages.
O2 customers can get Priority Tickets at 10am on Thursday November 10, 48 hours before general release.
Pre-sale tickets will also be available from Thursday for OVO customers who register for OVO Live.
There will be a £2.50 handling fee added to each order.
Where else is he playing?
- Friday, December 2, 2022 – Manchester AO Arena
- Saturday, December 3 – Manchester AO Arena
- Saturday, December 17 – Birmingham Utilita Arena
- Friday, January 6, 2023 – Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
- Saturday, January 7 – Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
- Friday, January 20 – Leeds First Direct Arena
- Friday, February 17 – Sheffield Utilita Arena
- Thursday, February 23 – Belfast SSE Arena
- Friday, February 24 – Belfast SSE Arena
- Thursday, March 9 – Newcastle Utilita Arena
- Friday, March 10 – Newcastle Utilita Arena
- Thursday, March 23 – Birmingham Resorts World Arena
- Thursday, April 6 – Dublin 3Arena
- Friday, April 7 – Dublin 3Arena
- Friday, May 5 – Glasgow OVO Hydro
- Saturday, May 6 2023 – Glasgow OVO Hydro
- Friday, May 19 2023 – Leeds First Direct Arena