Ben Elton
Ben Elton will bring his new tour to the Hull City Hall.

Comedy legend Ben Elton coming to Hull for first tour in 15 years

One of the UK’s most popular stand-up comedians is coming to Hull next month.

Ben Elton will bring his self-proclaimed “searing, scintillating, savagely hilarious” new show to Hull City Hall on Tuesday 8 October.

It is the first tour for 15 years for the legendary comedian and writer, who co-penned TV programmes including Blackadder and The Young Ones.

His new show promises to try to make sense of a world he says has gone “completely raving tonto” before “we are all going to hell in a non-reusable plastic container”.

Watch Elton’s announcement of his tour below:

Known for his distinctive perspective on modern life, he said of his new show: “The last time I toured I was still smarter than my phone. Things have definitely taken a funny turn.”

Tickets are priced from £29.50. Book here.

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