Rob Brydon takes music and mirth on tour in 2021 - here are the details

Wednesday, 21st October 2020, 3:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st October 2020, 3:54 pm

Rob Brydon and his eight-piece band will take to the road next year with his new show, Rob Brydon – A Night of Songs & Laughter.

The new dates mark the first time Brydon has created a show that includes songs and music as well as his acclaimed wit and comedy.

The extensive new tour will visit 20 venues across the country. With songs from Tom Waits to Tom Jones, and Guys and Dolls to Elvis - and almost everything in between - audiences can expect Rob’s usual warmth and humour as well as some of his famed gallery of voices.

Rob said: “I’m so excited to get back on stage with this show. Touring with this incredible band of musicians is such a delight. I’m looking forward to getting around the country next year and bring some much-needed music and laughter."

Rob Brydon: ‘I hope this show is a very pleasant surprise for audiences’

Rob is aware that some people might be taken aback by what they might perceive as a change of tack with Songs & Stories.

He said of his new show: “It will take some people by surprise. There are so many media outlets nowadays that some people might only know me from Gavin and Stacey or Would I Lie To You?. Those people often say to me, ‘I didn’t know you could sing’, and yet I have sung a lot. I hope this show is a very pleasant surprise for audiences.”

Rob Brydon’s varied career began with the TV comedy shows Marion and Geoff and Human Remains in 2000, for which he won British Comedy Awards. Since then, he has enjoyed huge success with the likes of Gavin & Stacey, Black Books, Little Britain, Would I Lie To You and many more.

He has also appeared in various dramas such as Oliver Twist, Heroes and Villains: Napoleon, The Way We Live Now, Murder In Mind and Marple and the films 24 Hour Party People, MirrorMask, A Cock and Bull Story and Swimming with Men.

In 2009 alongside Ruth Jones, Robin Gibb and Sir Tom Jones, Rob reached number one in the UK charts with the single Islands in The Stream, in aid of Comic Relief. He also embarked on an 87 date tour of the UK with his stand up show, Rob Brydon Live which included a three week run in London’s West End.

In addition, he recently enjoyed a sold-out tour with Lee Mack and David Mitchell, before his own sell-out tour in early 2020.

The dates for Brydon’s 2021 tour are as follows:

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, January 24

The Alban Arena, St Albans, January 27

Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl, March 27

Huddersfield Town Hall, March 28

G Live, Guildford, March 30

Portsmouth Guildhall, March 31

Worthing, Assembly Hall & Richmond Room, April 1

St George’s Hall, Bradford, April 12

Manchester, Bridgewater Hall, April 13

York Barbican, April 14

Bath, The Forum, April 17

London, New Wimbledon Theatre, April 18

Birmingham Symphony Hall, April 19

Sunderland Empire, April 22

Sheffield City Hall and Memorial Hall, April 23

Woking, New Victoria Theatre, April 26

New Theatre, Oxford, April 27

Cambridge Corn Exchange, April 28

Blackburn, St George’s Hall, April 30

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, May 1