Miranda Hart confirms UK stand-up tour for 2014

Thursday 13th December 2012 @ 1:37pm

Miranda. Miranda (Miranda Hart). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.Miranda Hart, who has risen to nationwide fame thanks to the success of her BBC sitcom Miranda, has announced she is to undertake a nationwide tour in 2014.

The comedian performed sketches and stand-up on the live circuit before the success of her TV series, and this is the comedy format she will return to for My, What I Call, Live Show, albeit in larger venues. Hart will perform 13 arena dates, including at London's O2.

She posted on Twitter yesterday: "Call me a tease but: am doing One Show tonight and I will be revealing something big. (Not my breasts)." She then told presenters Matt Baker and Alex Jones on the programme: "I'm quite excited and nervous, but I've decided - and it's all organised - I'm going to do a stand-up tour. It starts on the 28th February 2014, so in a year." She then added "Please come and see me!"

Details were also posted on the comedian's website, but it soon crashed. Now online again, the tour is billed as follows: "The award winning Queen of Comedy is on stage doing stand-up for the first time since her hit series Miranda aired on the BBC. Grab a chance to see Miranda's laugh out loud genius live. She wants you to join her party. Expect galloping, attempts at song and dance, and simply - such fun!"

Hart will be playing the following venues in 2014, with tickets going on sale on Monday 17th December 2012 at 10am:

28th February: Bournemouth BIC (0844 576 3000)
4th March: Plymouth Pavilions (0845 146 1460)
8th March: Nottingham Arena (0115 853 3000)
10th March: Cardiff Arena (029 20 23 45 09)
12th March: London O2 Arena (0844 856 0202)
15th March: Manchester Arena (0844 847 8000)
17th March: Glasgow Hydro (0844 395 4000)
19th March: Newcastle Arena (0844 493 6666)
22nd March: Leeds Arena (0844 248 1585)
25th March: Liverpool Arena (0844 8000 400)
28th March: Belfast Arena (028 9073 9074)
29th March: Dublin O2 (01 - 818 719 300)
8th April: Birmingham NIA (0844 338 0338)


STORY UPDATE - 29th January 2013

Due to high demand, another 8 dates have been added to the tour, including shows for Brighton and Sheffield...

13th March: London O2 Arena (0844 856 0202)
14th March: Manchester Arena (0844 847 8000)
21st March: Leeds Arena (0844 248 1585)
24th March: Liverpool Arena (0844 8000 400)
1st April: Brighton Centre (0844 847 1515)
2nd April: Brighton Centre (0844 847 1515)
6th April: Sheffield Arena (0114 256 5656)
9th April: Birmingham NIA (0844 338 0338)

Hart's tour is likely to delay a fourth series of her hit sitcom, which is now watched by a massive 7m+ viewers - making it one of the most watched sitcoms of the decade. Full Story

Miranda Hart's new book - Is It Just Me? - is currently the second best selling book on Amazon ahead of Christmas.

The third series of Miranda starts on Boxing Day, and Hart will also appear in hit drama Call The Midwife on Christmas Day. The star told The One Show that she wouldn't be watching herself on screen, but "it's a real privilege to be on telly at Christmas, it's sort of a dream come true".

Below is the trailer for the Christmas-themed first episode of the series. See our guide (link below) for more information, including interviews with the cast.


Our Guide to 'Miranda'

 

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