Thursday, 22 May 2014
TV star Lee Nelson will headline the University of Worcester Arena’s first Comedy Night this autumn.
Nelson, who has featured on Live at the Apollo and has his own BBC Three show, will deliver his stand-up act to what is expected to be a sell-out crowd.
Supporting him will be award-winning comedian Phil Wang, with Mark Smith, from MTV fame as MC for the evening.
April White, Arena Manager, said: “We are thrilled to be hosting our first Comedy Night at the Arena this autumn. The Arena is a superb venue for the City of Worcester and wider region and we want to show that as well as first class sporting events, we can also host top cultural activities.
“We have a programme of non-sporting events coming up at the Arena in the coming months, including a top classical music concert, details of which we will be announcing in due course.”
Lee Nelson is the alter ego of former medical doctor Simon Brodkin. He performed his first solo show at the Edinburgh Festival in 2006 and since become a regular on the comedy circuit.
The Lee Nelson gig takes place on September 16, with doors opening at 7.30pm. There are more than 1,500 tickets, which are priced at £20 and the event is for over 18s only.
Tickets can be purchased from Ticketline or directly from the Arena Box Office.