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Peter Kay announces return to stand-up with first UK tour in over a decade: how to get tickets

Peter Kay

The celebrated comic lines up shows in Manchester, Birmingham and more including a residency at London's O2

British comedian Peter Kay has announced his first UK tour in 12 years. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Saturday 12 November.

The award-winning Bolton funnyman will head to Manchester's AO Arena on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 December this year before headlining the Utilita Arena in Birmingham on Saturday 17 December.

Next year, he'll call at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena, the First Direct Arena in Leeds, Sheffield's Utilita Arena and arenas in Belfast, Newcastle, Glasgow, Cardiff and Nottingham. The trek also includes a residency at London's O2 Arena throughout 2023. See a full list of tour dates and venues below.

This will be the 49-year-old's first tour since his record-breaking 2010 trek which is the biggest selling comedy tour of all time.

Peter Kay 2022 and 2023 UK tour dates:
Friday 2 December – AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 3 December – AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 16 – The O2, London
Saturday 17 December – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
Friday 6 January – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
Saturday 7 January – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
Saturday 21 January – The O2, London
Friday 17 February – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
Saturday 18 February – The O2, London
Thursday 23 February – SSE Arena, Belfast
Friday 24 February – SSE Arena, Belfast
Thursday 9 March – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Friday 10 March – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Wednesday 22 March – The O2, London
Thursday 23 March – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Thursday 6 April – 3Arena, Dublin
Friday 7 April – 3Arena, Dublin
Saturday 22 April – The O2, London
Friday 5 May – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Saturday 6 May – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Friday 19 May – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Saturday 20 May – The O2, London
Saturday 3 June – The O2, London
Friday 16 June – International Arena, Cardiff
Saturday 17 June – International Arena, Cardiff
Friday 14 July – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Saturday 15 July – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Saturday 29 July – The O2, London
Friday 11 August – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
Wednesday 30 August – The O2, London
Saturday 9 September – The O2, London
Saturday 7 October – The O2, London
Saturday 18 November – The O2, London

Tickets for Peter Kay go on sale at 10am on Saturday 12 November.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending.

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3Arena, Dublin

Fri 11 Jul 2025

Times to be confirmed / €46.05–€168

Sat 12 Jul 2025

Times to be confirmed / €46.05–€168

AO Arena, Manchester

Fri 22 Sep

£135 / 0844 847 8000

Sat 23 Sep

£135 / 0844 847 8000

Thu 19 Oct

£135 / 0844 847 8000

…and 39 more dates until 25 Jul 2025

Utilita Arena Birmingham

Fri 2 Jun

£35–£135 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 28 Jul

£35–£135 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 29 Aug

£35–£135 / 0871 945 6000

…and 11 more dates until 5 Dec 2025

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