BAFTA award-winning actor and comedian Leigh Francis is bringing his first ever live tour to Leeds and is bringing along all your favourite characters including the iconic Keith Lemon.
His 'My First Time' show will embark on an 18 date tour of the UK taking in Sheffield, Halifax, York and Bradford before a homecoming to Leeds for the final night. Leigh will be bringing his characters to life live for the first time on this tour with Keith Lemon, Bear, Avid Merrion, 'David Dickinson', 'Ant and Dec' and Myrtle all set to make an appearance.
Kicking off in Bath on March 6, 2024, Leigh will visit Guildford, Bournemouth, London, Cambridge, Sheffield, Halifax, Salford, York, Glasgow, Hull, Bradford, Buxton, Newcastle, Nottingham, Liverpool, Birmingham before closing the tour in his hometown of Leeds. Leigh will wave goodbye to the tour in Leeds on Saturday, April 6.
Leigh Francis said: ""Hey, really exciting news! Well exciting for me! I hope it’s exciting for you! Or at least provokes some sort of interest! I mean, just look how many exclamation marks there is in this quote! It’s definitely news with exciting intent!
"So what is this exciting news? I’m doing my first ever tour! Never done one before. It’s gonna have masks in it!
"The Bear, Avid Merrion, Amanda Holden’s Gran, not her actual gran but me playing her. I’ll also be playing Keith Lemon, I look just like him! It’s me doing all the characters I do that hopefully have the intent to provoke hilarity!
"So many exclamation marks, and the word ‘intent’ and ‘provoke’ twice! I’m excited! Come see ME being other people LIVE for the first time!
"It’ll be your first time and my first time! Hence the title of the tour MY FIRST TIME! (There’s another exclamation mark) how exciting!"
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