Ricky Gervais has announced he will perform an extra show in Manchester as part of his UK tour. The comedian sold out two upcoming shows at the O2 Apollo Arena when tickets went live in December 2022 and now, he has confirmed an extra show at the Manchester venue.
The 61-year-old shot to fame with his stand-up shows in the late 1990s following a career in the music industry. Over the years, Gervais has performed five multi-national stand-up comedy tours and gone on to release hit sitcoms The Office, An Idiot Abroad and After Life.
The comedian has won seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and the Rose d’Or twice (2006 and 2019). He has also hosted the Golden Globe Awards five times, most recently in 2020.
The tour was initially announced in October 2022 and the comedian recently revealed Armageddon would be filmed for its own Netflix show, set to be released in 2024.In February, Gervais tweeted: “Loads of people who couldn’t get tickets asking me if #Armageddon will be on Netflix. The answer is Yes! I will continue touring it throughout 2023 and then it will stream on Netflix around the world in 2024.”
But when will Ricky Gervais’ Armageddon tour visit Manchester and how can you get tickets? Here’s everything you need to know.
Ricky Gervais Armageddon extra Manchester date
The comedian has announced he will visit Manchester’s O2 Apollo for an extra date this spring. He will return to the Stockport Road venue on May 30.
Ricky Gervais Armageddon extra Manchester tour date- how to get tickets
Tickets for Gervais’ Armageddon extra date at the O2 Apollo will go on sale on Friday, March 31. The tickets will be available via the Live Nation website.
Ricky Gervais UK tour dates - full list
- Newcastle O2 City Hall - April 4 and April 5 (sold out)
- St Albans Arena - April 19 (sold out)
- Manchester O2 Apollo - April 24 and April 25 (sold out)
- Cambridge Corn Exchange - May 22
- Leeds First Direct Arena - May 25
- Manchester O2 Apollo - May 30
- Cardiff International Arena - June 14
- Nottingham Motorpoint Arena - June 21
- Liverpool M&S Bank Arena - July 20
- Birmingham Utilita Arena - September 4
- London Palladium - September 13,14,15,16
- London OVO Arena Wembley - October 6
- Bristol Beacon - December 11 and December 12
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