BRITAIN’S BIGGEST INTERNATIONAL COMEDIAN RICKY GERVAIS ANNOUNCES HUGE NEW 2023 ‘ARMAGEDDON’ WORLD TOUR DATES
New arena shows announced across Ireland, UK, Europe, US & Canada throughout 2023
Massive OVO Arena Wembley date announced alongside four shows at the prestigious London Palladium
Gervais set to play one of his biggest ever stand-up gigs at LA’s Hollywood Bowl
All New Dates Go On Sale –
Friday 31st March, 10am
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Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, and director Ricky Gervais has today announced further massive arena dates on his Armageddon World Tour including a date at 3Arena Dublin on 11th July, 2023.
Tickets for the 3Arena, Dublin date will go on sale this Friday at 10 am from www.ticketmaster.ie
Produced by Live Nation, tickets for all new dates on Ricky Gervais: Armageddon will go on general sale this Friday 31st March, 10 am local time, as Gervais continues to take his brand-new stand-up show to audiences around the globe, throughout this year and into 2024.
The acclaimed British comedian has already visited some of the biggest venues in the UK across the Armageddon tour, and today announces further UK dates in Cambridge, Leeds, Manchester, Cardiff, Nottingham, Liverpool, Birmingham andBristol. In the autumn, he will return to London for four dates at the prestigious London Palladium (13th – 16th September) and a massive show at London’s OVO Wembley Arena (6th October).
With some of the biggest European venues already under his belt in Amsterdam, Prague & Helsinki, Gervais now announces further arena gigs across Europe for 2023, in Vienna, Dublin, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Oslo, Lisbon, Stockholm, Berlin and Munich.
Stateside, Gervais was already lined up to play two sell-out shows at NY’s Radio City Music Hall (30th June & 1st July), and a night at LA’s Hollywood Bowl (6th May), which is set to be one of his biggest stand-up gigs yet.
Today, further US & Canada dates have been announced in New York (Beacon Theatre, 1st May), Toronto (Scotiabank Arena, 10th August) and Montreal (Place Bell, 12th August).
“Ricky Gervais is Britain’s biggest comedian. He sells out arenas around the world,” said Ian Coburn, Live Nation.
“When I was invited to play the iconic Hollywood Bowl, I said “What if it rains?” This pretty much sums up how British people think,” said Gervais.
Gervais’s 2021 tour SuperNature was a huge success and subsequently became one of the most-watched comedy specials of the year on Netflix, when it aired in May 2022. Netflix has already bought Armageddon rights, which will stream as Ricky’s next Netflix special in early 2024.
For the most up-to-date venue & date listings for the Ricky Gervais: Armageddon world tour, please see outlined in the grid below. Newly announced dates marked ‘(NEW DATE)’.
Tickets for all new dates will go on general sale on Friday 31st March, 10 am local time.
As Gervais has done with his previous tours, profits made on the more expensive Platinum tickets for his shows will be donated to charity.
Creator and star of ‘The Office’ and ‘Extras’, Ricky Gervais has won three Golden Globes®, two Primetime Emmys® and seven BAFTAS. ‘The Office’ is the most successful British comedy of all time, shown in more than 90 countries with seven remakes. The NBC version is the most successful US remake of a British show in more than 30 years.
Considered the most influential British comedian since Charlie Chaplin, Gervais is an award-winning stand-up comedian, with six international tours to date. His live stand up show ‘Fame’ became the fastest selling UK stand-up show in history.
Gervais can most recently be seen in his Netflix stand up special “SuperNature,” which premiered in May 2022. He also starred in the dark comedy “After Life,” which he created, directed and executive produced. The series premiered to rave reviews and fan response in 2019, and returned for an equally lauded second season in April 2020. The third and final season premiered in January 2022, also to high acclaim.
Gervais was first asked to host the Golden Globes® awards ceremony in 2010, making him the first host of the Golden Globes® since 1995. The broadcast was seen by an estimated 250 million viewers. Gervais has since hosted the Golden Globes® in 2011, 2012, and 2016 prior to his most recent appearance as host for the 5th time in 2020.
Gervais is also featured in The Guinness Book of World Records for having the most downloaded internet show of all time. He has written, directed, produced and starred in ‘Cemetery Junction’, ‘The Invention of Lying’, and starred in ‘Ghost Town.’ In 2010, Gervais was named in TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and awarded the Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Awa