After a phenomenal response from their fans, Chris and Rosie Ramsey have broken the record for the world’s biggest live podcast audience ever by selling out their hometown of Newcastle’s Utilita Arena as well as selling out their whole Shagged.Married.Annoyed. live podcast tour within just 60 minutes of going on sale! After selling out the pre-sale allocation in just 2 minutes on Thursday morning, tickets went on general sale on Friday morning and over 19,000 tickets were snapped up in just 60 minutes, including a staggering 9,028 at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena, a new world record for a live podcast event. The smash hit podcast Shagged.Married.Annoyed. which launched early last year, regularly hits No. 1 on the download charts and has reached a staggering 18 million downloads worldwide to date.
In the same vein as their weekly podcast, Chris and Rosie will be chatting all about life, relationships, arguments, annoyances, parenting, growing up and everything in between, but all in front of a live audience.
In response to being a record breaker and selling out so quickly, Chris and Rosie said, “We are absolutely blown away by the demand for tickets for this tour, they have flown out and everyone is so excited, including us! Rosie actually had to have a little lie down… true story.”
Performances start on Thursday 3rd September at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre and finish on Sunday 27th September at London’s Adelphi Theatre.
As well as a chart topping podcast, a busy 12 months have seen Chris reach the semi-finals of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing, release a stand up special Approval Needed on Amazon Prime, and sell out his already extended brand new tour – Chris Ramsey 2020 including the Utilita Newcastle Arena, in addition to Chris & Rosie announcing their very first book together based on the podcast – Shagged. Married. Annoyed by Chris and Rosie Ramsey, which reached No 2 in the Amazon best sellers for pre-orders, crashing the site due to overwhelming demand.
Chris has also hosted The One Show (BBC1), Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp (ITV2) and Virtually Famous (E4), as well as performing on the Royal Variety Performance (ITV), Live at the Apollo (BBC1) and as a regular on Celebrity Juice (ITV2). He also starred as Jack in two series of the critically-acclaimed sitcom Hebburn (BBC2), co-starring Vic Reeves and alongside Rosie on Married to a Celebrity and Parenting for Idiots (Channel 4). Chris has over 500,000 followers on Twitter.
Rosie’s additional on screen credits include interviewing WWE Superstar John Cena and Hollywood actor Lesley Mann for The Chris Ramsey Show on Comedy Central. She has also co-hosted the drive-time show on Capital Radio in the North East, MC’d and performed at a huge number of live events as well as sharing the stage and duetting with global pop megastar Ed Sheeran. Most recently, Rosie has amassed an army of followers on Instagram due to her hilariously real and brutally honest depiction of her everyday life through her Instagram stories and VLogs. She has also toured the UK and overseas in various theatre and musical productions throughout her career; singing, dancing and acting. She recently starred in a TV sitcom pilot for My Life Productions and on The Sara Cox Show (ITV).
Shagged. Married. Annoyed. With Chris & Rosie live podcast tour runs from 3rd September-27th September
For more information, tickets and interview requests, please contact Lucy Plosker:
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|Birmingham, Alexander Theatre
|Manchester, Opera House
|Newcastle, Utilita Arena
|Glasgow, Theatre Royal