Bill Bailey Limboland UK tour dates

Bill Bailey, Limboland UK tour datesThe comedy mastermind Bill Bailey has announced that he’ll be bringing his latest show, Limboland, to the UK in autumn 2015 with a massive forty nine date tour taking him right the way up until the end of the year. Building on the success of his previous shows – Dandelion Mind, Part Troll, Bewilderness and Steampunk – his latest show is bound to be a firm stand-up comedy fan favourite as it studiously dissects life and its imagined alternate universe.

The big, furry mammoth of a tour is set to kick off – in a footballing, not brawling, metaphorical milieu – on Friday the 9th October 2015 and the lucky venue to debut show will be the Plymouth Pavilions, as you’d expect in Plymouth. From there on in it’s a long, hard slog for the comedian, who’s now fifty you know, who looks like he’ll be getting just one day off a week until the tour comes to a halt at the London Hammersmith Apollo for performances on the 8th and 9th December 2015.

Limboland looks at life through the refracted mind that compares the reality of our lives with how we imagine things to be, falling into the cavernous divide between the two and getting lost somewhere between seeing the romanticised beauty of the North Lights and the full force omnipresence of your family.

The show is Bill Bailey’s opus to the very meaning of happiness under the stark glare of real life seen through the rose tinted glasses of the daydreaming troubadour. Things spill over into comic frustration at the universal truth that the world around us rarely matches up with our expectations and often when it does it’s spoiled by the presence of someone seemingly determined to ruin it.

While the former Never Mind The Buzzcocks team captain doesn’t do as much as he used to in terms of television appearances, there doesn’t appear to be any letup for his live tour shows. The UK dates come on the back of the debut tour for Limboland in Australia and New Zealand in 2014 and based on the fact that it’s already picked up a lot of critical pats on the back it should go on to be one of next year’s must-see stand-up shows.

Bill Bailey Limboland UK tour dates:

Friday 9th October – Plymouth, Pavilions
Saturday 10th October – Plymouth, Pavilions
Monday 12th October – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
Tuesday 13th October – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
Wednesday 14th October – Reading, Hexagon Theatre
Thursday 15th October – Reading, Hexagon Theatre
Friday 16th October – Sheffield, City Hall
Saturday 17th October – Sheffield, City Hall
Monday 19th October – Aberdeen, Music Hall
Tuesday 20th October – Aberdeen, Music Hall
Wednesday 21st October – Glasgow, SECC
Thursday 22nd October – Glasgow, SECC
Friday 23rd October – Blackburn, King George’s Hall
Saturday 24th October – Blackburn, King George’s Hall
Monday 26th October – Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall
Tuesday 27th October – Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall
Wednesday 28th October – Cardiff, St David’s Hall
Thursday 29th October – Cardiff, St David’s Hall
Friday 30th October – Manchester, O2 Apollo
Saturday 31st October – Manchester, O2 Apollo
Monday 2nd November – Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre
Tuesday 3rd November – Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre
Wednesday 4th November – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Thursday 5th November – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Friday 6th November – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Saturday 7th November – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Monday 9th November – Hull, City Hall
Tuesday 10th November – Hull, City Hall
Wednesday 11th November – Scarborough, The Spa
Thursday 12th November – Scarborough, The Spa
Friday 13th November – Preston, Guild Hall
Saturday 14th November – Preston, Guild Hall
Monday 16th November – Guildford, G Live
Tuesday 17th November – Guildford, G Live
Wednesday 18th November – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
Thursday 19th November – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
Friday 20th November – Watford, Colosseum
Saturday 21st November – Watford, Colosseum
Monday 23rd November – Halifax, Victoria Theatre
Tuesday 24th November – Halifax, Victoria Theatre
Saturday 28th November – Newcastle, City Hall
Sunday 29th November – Newcastle, City Hall
Monday 30th November – Edinburgh, Playhouse
Thursday 3rd December – Brighton, The Brighton Centre
Friday 4th December – Portsmouth, Guildhall
Saturday 5th December – Portsmouth, Guildhall
Sunday 6th December – Bournemouth, BIC
Tuesday 8th December – London, Hammersmith, Eventim Apollo
Wednesday 9th December – London, Hammersmith, Eventim Apollo

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