WONDERBOX: RUSSELL HOWARD TO TOUR IN 2014

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RUSSELL HOWARD is set to embark on brand new tour Wonderbox in February 2014, with arena shows across the UK and Ireland and four consecutive nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Wonderbox will be RUSSELL’s first live stand-up show for three years and follows on from his three-times-extended 2011 tour Right Here, Right Now, which included three sold out dates at London’s O2 and saw RUSSELL perform to over 240,000 fans nationwide.

RUSSELL’s fans can purchase pre-sale Wonderbox tickets from 9am on Tuesday 23rd April on his website www.russell-howard.co.uk and on 0871 220 0260. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday 26th April.

RUSSELL HOWARD has released three best-selling live DVDs: Right Here, Right Now (2011), Russell Howard Live – Dingledodies (2009) and Russell Howard Live (2008).

Russell Howard’s Good News returns for a brand new series on Thursday 25th April. BBC Three’s most successful entertainment series, the show was also recently voted the ‘Best Ever BBC Three Show’ by Digital Spy users, taking the top spot ahead of Gavin and Stacey, Little Britain and Being Human. Russell Howard’s Good News peaks at over 5 million viewers a week and is frequently one of the most watched shows on BBC iPlayer, regularly trending globally on Twitter during each episode. RUSSELL HOWARD has over 2.5 million fans on Facebook and alongside LEE EVANS, is the joint-third most searched for comedian on Google.
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WHAT THE PRESS HAVE SAID ABOUT RUSSELL HOWARD…

“His mind is as sharp as a witch’s nose and gags flow from him with the ease and majesty of the river Nile.” Tim Arthur, Time Out

“An awesome ability to connect with an audience”
James Kettle, The Guardian

“Russell Howard is packing them in everywhere… he is a stand-up natural.”
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

“Energetic, uncynical and, most importantly, very funny”
David Hayles, The Times

For further information, interview requests and press tickets, please contact:
Hannah Wilkinson, Lottie Doran or Dan Lloyd. Tel: 020 7598 7222.
Email: hannahw@avalonuk.com lottied@avalonuk.com or danl@avalonuk.com

WONDERBOX TOUR DATES 2014

DATE VENUE

FEBRUARY

Sunday 23rd Bournemouth, International Centre
Wednesday 26th Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Friday 28th Manchester, MEN Arena

MARCH

Saturday 1st Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena
Friday 7th Dublin, Vicar Street
Saturday 8th Belfast, Odyssey Arena
Tuesday 11th Glasgow, The Hydro
Thursday 13th Aberdeen, AECC
Saturday 15th Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
Tuesday 18th Nottingham, Capital FM Arena
Thursday 20th Liverpool, Echo Arena
Saturday 22nd Birmingham, The LG Arena
Monday 24th Brighton, The Brighton Centre

APRIL

Monday 14th London, Royal Albert Hall
Tuesday 15th London, Royal Albert Hall
Wednesday 16th London, Royal Albert Hall
Thursday 17th London, Royal Albert Hall

AVALON PROMOTIONS
Avalon is one of the leading promoters of live comedy in the UK. Recent highlights include: RUSSELL HOWARD performing to over 240,000 fans with sell-out tour Right Here, Right Now; AL MURRAY’s twice extended show Al Murray The Pub Landlord The Only Way Is Epic, including two dates at the Queen’s Theatre, London; Edinburgh Comedy Award and the Barry Award winning RUSSELL KANE’s new tour Posturing Delivery; RICHARD HERRING returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for his 25th year; DAVE GORMAN’s Barry Award nominated sell-out tour Powerpoint Presentation; GREG DAVIES’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated, triple-extended, 109 date sell-out show Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and new tour The Back of My Mum’s Head, including two dates at the Hammersmith Apollo; LEE NELSON’s sell-out date at the IndigO2 with Lee Nelson Live; ROB DELANEY selling out his UK debut London run at Soho Theatre in one hour from a single tweet; U.S.’s number one podcasting comedian PAUL F. TOMPKINS playing the UK for the first time at London’s Soho Theatre.

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