Michael McIntyre is warming up for his new tour, expected to take place in 2018 if not late 2017, as he completes a series of gigs showcasing his new material to small audiences in and around London and the south east of England.
In February we brought you news of a secret gig in which the comedian performed brand new material for the first time.
Since then he has hosted a number of small gigs under the name Work In Progress: Michael McIntyre.
There are currently eight confirmed dates for the Work In Progress ‘tour’, which are are all sold out according to ents24.com.
2017 Dates include: March 27th, April 3rd, May 8th, May 22nd and June 12th.
The celebrated stand up, who in 2013 was accoladed with being the world’s highest grossing comic will perform the warm-up gigs throughout the summer of 2017, which will last around 60 minutes and include special guests.
Michael has released four DVDs: Live and Laughing, Hello Wembley, Showtime and Happy and Glorious.
Between the four, the comedian has sold a combined total of more than five million copies in the UK, with fans around the world adding to that total everyday.
McIntyre’s many comedy panel and chat show appearances include Chris Moyles’ Quiz Night, Mock the Week, 8 out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News for You, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Would I Lie To You?, The Apprentice: You’re Fired!, Alan Carr: Chatty Man and Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.
McIntyre has also co-hosted various segments of Comic Relief on BBC One and has performed at the Royal Variety Show three times, including in 2010 when he became the youngest ever host.
His 2012 UK tour included 71 arena dates, playing to over 700,000 people, including a record breaking 10 nights at the O2 Arena in London.
According to ticket sales company Pollstar the tour helped make McIntyre the world’s biggest selling comedian in 2012, bringing in around £21m.
If his new tour is going to be bigger than previous then fans are in for a treat.