Former Never Mind the Buzzcocks presenter Simon Amstell announces tour date in Norwich

Simon Amstell at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards at the Television Centre, White Cit

Simon Amstell at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards at the Television Centre, White City, London. Photo credit: Ian West/PA Wire - Credit: PA

British comedian Simon Amstell has announced a new UK tour in late 2017, which includes a date at the Norwich Playhouse.

hello. this is to announce the new stand up tour 'what is this?' thank you.

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The 33-stop What Is this? Tour will be performed at the venue on Saturday, October 14 at 8pm.

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Thursday, March 2.

Amstell shot to fame in 2006 as presenter of BBC comedy panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks where his sarcastic and scathing comedy proved popular with audiences.

In perhaps the most memorable moment from the show, Ordinary Boys frontman Preston stormed out of the studio after Amstell read quotes from his girlfriend Chantelle Houghton's autobiography 'Living the Dream.'


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His unique style won him the award for Best Comedy Entertainment personality at the 2007 British Comedy Awards.

He also presented Popworld on Channel 4 with Miquita Oliver and co-wrote and starred in the BBC2 sitcom Grandma's House.

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