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The All Star Stand-Up Tour 2017
The All-Star Stand-Up Tour is back in 2017 with 3 more top comedians alongside returning compere Jarred Christmas.
The All-Star Stand-Up Tour is back in 2017 with 3 more top comedians alongside returning compere Jarred Christmas. This year’s line-up includes Canadian one-liner king and star of ‘Mock The Week’ & ‘Live At The Apollo’ Stewart Francis, from ‘Phoenix Nights’ and ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats’ Justin Moorhouse.For 30 shows in 2017 this team of top comedians will combine forces for a comedy show like never before. Don’t miss The All-Star Stand-Up Tour – the biggest comedy tour of the year.
“One of the funniest comedians in the world” The Late Late Show (USA) on Stewart Francis
“A brilliant comic brain… this stand-up cracks some of the best one-liners I’ve ever heard” The Guardian on Stewart Francis
The All-Star Stand-Up Tour is hitting the UK in May & June 2017. The producers have announced a change of line-up due to comedian Jim Tavare being involved in a near fatal car crash in his home city of Los Angeles on 6 March.
Jim is on the mend having spent 15 days in intensive care, suffering severe injuries caused by multiple broken bones and two collapsed lungs. Plans are being put in place for him to appear on the 2018 All-Star Stand-Up Tour instead. Jim said “During the accident, my hand ligaments completely detached from my wrist. The surgeons that put it back together say that I won’t ever be able to play the bass again, but I am determined to prove them wrong. I look forward to seeing you all for the 2018 tour”.
For 2017’s run he will be replaced by Mike Gunn. Mike has been seen on BBC 1’s ‘Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow’ and supported Lee Mack on tour. He has been described as one of the ‘10 leading stand-ups in Britain’ by The Independent and The Guardian said “Mike Gunn will make you die laughing”, which seems inappropriate given Jim’s situation. Mike said of joining the tour “I can’t wait to get on the road with the rest of the team, and it just proves every cloud really has a silver lining”.
Running Times: (approx): Act 1 65mins | Interval 20mins | Act 2 50mins