Popular comedian Russell Brand has announced a huge UK tour called ‘33’ that is scheduled to begin this month.
One of his many visits is the city of Bristol, where he has a huge devoted fandom.
Here is everything you need to know about the Ashton Gate Stadium show, as well as the full list of UK tour dates.
When is Russell Brand’s show in Bristol?
One of the many stops of Russell Brand’s nationwide tour is Bristol.
The British comedian will pay a visit to Ashton Gate - the home of Bristol City Football Club - which has a capacity of 27,000.
It is set to take place on Monday, 16 May.
In a statement on the official website, Ashton Gate’s Head of Venue, Jenny Hutchinson, said: “We’re really looking forward to welcoming Russell Brand to the stadium. 2022 promises to be a big year for concerts and performances and we’re delighted that our stadium has been chosen as one of the venues for this UK tour.
Where else is Russell Brand playing during his 33 tour?
Russell Brand has planned to grace a number of the biggest cities and venues across the UK for his 33 tour.
Bristol will act as the 46-year-old’s opening act at Ashton Gate on 16 May, before the seven date tour comes to a conclusion at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on 30 May.
Here is a full list of Russell Brand’s 33 UK tour dates:
- 16 - Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol
- 17 - Bath Forum, Bath
- 22 - Hull City Hall, Hull
- 23 - Winter Gardens and Opera House Theatre, Blackpool
- 24 - Theatre Royal, St Helen’s
- 25 - Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
- 30 - O2 Academy Brixton, London
Can I still get tickets to the Bristol show?
Due to the immense popularity of Russell Brand tours, tickets are often incredibly hard to come by.
This is still the case with the comedian’s 33 tour, with tickets for all seven dates at limited availability.
Especially for the opening show at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium - which even with a capacity of around 27,000 - is sold out at the time of publication.
Ticketing partner Ticketmaster currently has no availability of tickets on general sale or resale.
However, you can still purchase tickets through ticket exchange websites.
Viagogo has a number available to be purchased on re-sale, with prices ranging from as cheap as £48 to as much as £89 depending on where you wish to be seated during the show.
Who is Russell Brand and what is he best known for?
Russell Brand is an award-winning comedian, actor, author, public thought leader, and a passionate activist for mental health and drug rehabilitation.
He is known for his comic timing, impeccable wit while hosting radio and television shows, as well as his often-controversial satirical takes on taboo subjects such as sex and promiscuity.
The 46-year-old started out as a stand-up comedian and his skills were soon recognized by MTV and BBC.
Brand has done a number of different radio shows, television shows, movies, and hosted many of the huge main-stream award ceremonies such as the MTV Movie Awards in 2012.
The comedian widely documents and pays tribute to his drug addiction, which he has since overcome and uses as a pillar of many motivational and spiritual talks.
Brand is currently married to actor Laura Gallacher, who he has two kids with.
The man often dubbed as ‘controversy’s favourite child’ was once married to global popstar Katy Perry, whom he divorced in 2012.