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Lee Evans - Roadrunner


  • Date: Thursday 20th - Sunday 23rd October 2011
  • Doors Open: 8pm
  • Pricing: £30 (Best availability Thursday 20th Oct.)

Lee Evans will be delighting North East audiences on Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October 2011 and now due to phenomenal demand for one of the best comics of a generation; an additional Newcastle performance has been confirmed as Thursday 20th October 2011.

WIRED AND WONDERFUL was huge... XL was big... BIG was even bigger... now the legendary Lee Evans embarks on his most ambitious tour to date. ROADRUNNER is Lee's amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this record-breaking tour of the UK and Ireland.

Following sell out success in 2008, Evans will be returning to the Metro Radio Arena for now a total of 4 consecutive nights of explosive comedy on Thursday 20th, Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October 2011.

Lee's manic energy, uncanny observations, hilarious delivery and side-splitting material have made his live performances a must-see for comedy fans worldwide. His tours and DVD releases year-on-year continue to smash sales and box office records. From 2002 to 2008 alone he has performed to well-over a million people through his three live arena shows ('Wired & Wonderful' - 2002, 'XL' - 2005, 'Big' 2008), not to mention the millions of fans he has entertained from the comfort of their own living room with his massive selling stand-up DVD releases.

*Please note tickets are limited to 6 per person.

  • Date: Thursday 20th - Sunday 23rd October 2011
  • Doors Open: 8pm
  • £30 (Best availability Thursday 20th Oct.)
  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
  • Doors Open: 6.30pm

    Act 1: 8.00pm - 9.05pm

    Interval: 25 Minutes

    Act 2: 9.30pm - 10.45pm