Lee Evans has sold almost £7million of tickets to his 2011 tour in just one day.
Box offices opened for his new 50-date Roadrunner show at 9am on Friday and by 6pm he had sold 227,424 tickets at £30 each.
Promoters Off The Kerb say that is the biggest first day sale of any British comedy tour ever.
Evans is playing arenas in 14 cities from August to November 2011 – click here for full dates – with additional shows expected to be added this week.
He already holds the record for the fastest-selling stand-up DVD, when his