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Ben Elton

Award-winning English stand-up comedian, author, writer and director.

He began his career in the '80s as one of the first alternative stand-up comedians, before co-writing the successful TV comedy series "The Young Ones" with Rik Mayall (and others) and "Blackadder" with Richard Curtis.

He has written several novels and co-written the musicals "We Will Rock You" and "Love Never Dies".

He returned to stand up in 2018, announcing a tour for the following year. In 2024 he returned with his Authentic Stupidity tour.

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Authentic Stupidity extra dates
The #SatiricalComedy performer and Blackadder/We Will Rock You writer has added a handful of new shows to his tour - Tickets available
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Additions
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Hazlitt Theatre
Maidstone
Theatre Royal
Winchester
Newbury Corn Exchange
Newbury
Tyne Theatre and Opera House
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
The Queen's Hall
Edinburgh
Pavilion Theatre
Glasgow
Pyramid/ Parr Hall
Warrington
Theatre Royal Concert Hall
Nottingham
Symphony Hall
Birmingham
City Hall/ Memorial Hall/ Oval Hall/ Ballroom
Sheffield
The Corn Exchange
Cambridge
Bristol Beacon
Bristol
Milton Keynes Theatre
Milton Keynes
The Swan Theatre / High Wycombe Town Hall
High Wycombe
The Corn Exchange
Bedford
Charter Hall
Colchester
Alban Arena
St. Albans
The Anvil/ The Forge
Basingstoke
G-Live/ Bellerby Studio
Guildford
The Wyvern Theatre
Swindon
Richmond Theatre
Richmond upon Thames
Warwick Arts Centre
Coventry
Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre/ Concert Hall
Stevenage
Corn Exchange
Ipswich
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Aylesbury
Victoria Park
Southport
Leas Cliff Hall
Folkestone
New Victoria Theatre
Woking
Cliffs Pavilion
Southend
Assembly Hall Theatre
Tunbridge Wells
The White Rock Theatre/ Sussex Hall
Hastings
Rose Theatre
Kingston upon Thames
The Playhouse
Weston-super-Mare
Queens Theatre
Barnstaple
Westland Leisure Complex
Yeovil
Princess Theatre
Torquay
3Olympia Theatre
Dublin
University Concert Hall
Limerick
The Philharmonic Hall and Rooms
Liverpool
De Montfort Hall and Gardens
Leicester
The Royal and Derngate Theatre
Northampton
Assembly Hall
Worthing
Weymouth Pavilion
Weymouth
Theatre Royal
Brighton
The Engine Shed/ Platform (university of Lincoln)
Lincoln
The Central Theatre
Chatham
Dorking Halls
Dorking
The Hexagon
Reading
Lyceum Theatre
Covent Garden