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Legendary comedian Frank Skinner has confirmed he’ll now be taking Showbiz back on tour across the UK in 2021.
The rescheduled dates kick off in Liverpool on 13 January, taking in a total of 14 shows and including two hometown gigs at Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre on 31 January 2021.
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In the interview below, filmed at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019, Frank explains the origins of the hit show and gives fans a taste of what they can expect.
Thrilling audiences with stories from his life and 30 plus years in stand-up, Frank debuted the show with a sold-out run at Edinburgh Fringe before taking the show on tour last autumn.
His Edinburgh run received rave reviews with Stephen Armstrong from The Sunday Times exclaiming: “Skinner is a master of everything from storytelling to quick one-liners… Shockingly good stand-up.“
Edinburgh Fringe holds a special place in the comedian’s heart. Frank first began his career at the festival in 1987, spending £400 of his last £435 booking a room to perform in.
Undeterred, Skinner made a triumphant return to the festival four years later where he beat fellow nominees Jack Dee and Eddie Izzard to take home the hugely prestigious The Perrier Award.
Since then, he has completed numerous stand-up tours selling out venues all across the UK. His last stand-up show, 2014’s Man In A Suit, sold out a five week residency at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and was later released on DVD.
The comedian is also a hugely popular broadcaster and currently presents The Frank Skinner Show on Absolute Radio, attracting over one million listeners per week. Frank first announced details of his Showbiz tour during a non-stop ten-hour broadcast of the show to celebrate his ten-year anniversary at the station.
Following the success of his residency London’s Garrick Theatre, the comedian has now confirmed he’ll be taking Showbiz back out on tour in 2021.
13 January 2021 – Empire, Liverpool
14 January 2021 – Engine Shed, Lincoln
15 January 2021 – Hexagon, Reading
17 January 2021 – Theatre Royal, Bath
27 January 2021 – New Theatre, Peterborough
28 January 2021 – DeMontfort Hall, Leicester
29 January 2021 – Dome, Brighton
31 January 2021 – Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham (matinee)
31 January 2021 – Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
1 February 2021 – Victoria Theatre, Halifax
5 February 2021 – Royal and Derngate, Northampton
6 February 2021 – Pavillions, Plymouth
7 February 2021 – Lighthouse, Poole
20 February 2021 – The Lowry, Salford
Original tickets remain valid. Remaining tickets to see Frank Skinner live are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.