Comedian Stewart Lee will be performing a double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, back to back nightly next year. rescheduling his Tornado/Snowflake tour.
“I am keen to reschedule all dates and, if they are in the far future in a worst case scenario, remix the Snowflake and half of Snowflake Tornado so it addresses the comedy goldmine that is COVID-19,” said Lee on his website.
After giving up stand-up in the 2000s, Lee built a large audience as an anti-populist comedian in the 2010s.
In December 2011 he won British Comedy Awards for best male television comic and best comedy entertainment programme for his series Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle.
In June 2012 Lee was placed at number nine in the Top 100 Most Influential People in UK Comedy.
He co-wrote and co-directed the West End hit musical Jerry Springer: The Opera, acclaimed a critical success.
Lee’s comedy covers a wide range of forms and subject material. It is often topical, observational, self-deprecating or absurd. Notable routines have focused on topics like religion, political correctness and artistic integrity.
2021 tour dates ...Friday January 29, Saturday January 30 and Sunday January 31: Theatre Royal, YorkMonday February 1, Tuesday February 2 and Wednesday February 3: Playhouse, LeedsFriday February 5, Saturday February 6: Playhouse, NottinghamSunday February 7: Grand Theatre, WolverhamptonTuesday February 9: Town Hall, CheltenhamThursday February 11 and Friday February 12: Corn Exchange, CambridgeTuesday February 23, Wednesday February 24, Thursday February 25, Friday February 26, Saturday February 27: Lyric Theatre @ The Lowry, Salford QuaysMonday March 1, Tuesday March 2: The Marlowe, CanterburyFriday March 5: Northcott Theatre, ExeterSaturday March 6: Westlands, YeovilSunday March 7: Hippodrome, BristolFriday March 12: Lawrence Batley Theatre, HuddersfieldSaturday March 13: Gala Theatre, DurhamSunday March 14, Monday March 15: Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-TyneTuesday March 16: The Sands Centre, CarlisleWednesday March 17, Thursday March 18: King’s Theatre, GlasgowWednesday March 24: St David’s Hall, CardiffThursday March 25: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-SeaFriday March 26: Rose Theatre, KingstonMonday April 19: Theatre Royal, WakefieldTuesday April 20: Storyhouse, ChesterTuesday May 4, Wednesday May 5: Hall For Cornwall, TruroFriday May 7: The Forum, BathSaturday May 8: Hippodrome, BirminghamSaturday May 15: Lighthouse, PooleSunday May 16: Theatre Royal, PlymouthTuesday May 18, Wednesday May 19, Thursday May 20, Friday May 21, Saturday May 22, Sunday May 23: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, LondonTuesday May 25, Wednesday May 26: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, GuildfordSunday June 6: Mayflower Theatre, SouthamptonThursday June 10: Theatre Royal, NorwichSunday June 13: Theatre Royal, PlymouthFriday June 18: Philharmonic Hall, LiverpoolSaturday June 19: St George’s Hall, BradfordSunday June 20: City Hall, Sheffield
Tickets are on sale now.