Chris Tucker adds a second London gig | Rush Hour star doubles down

Chris Tucker adds a second London gig

Rush Hour star doubles down

Rush Hour star Chris Tucker has announced an extra London gig.

The comic will now be performing two shows at the Eventim Apollo on October 6.

He is also playing previously announced gigs in  Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow – his first British shows since 2012, soon after he returned to stand-up after concentrating on movies.

Tucker came to fame in the 1990s via Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, the HBO series showcasing  black comedy talent. His first movie starring role was in the 1995 film cult classic Friday starring along-side Ice Cube.

His other credits include Money Talks, The Fifth Element and Silver Linings Playbook. 

He returned to stand-up in 2011 and in 2015, his first standup film, Chris Tucker Live, was released exclusively on Netflix.

Tickets for the new dates went on sale at 9am today.

The dates are

Thursday September 27: Birmingham, Arena Birmingham

Friday September 28: Manchester, O2 Apollo

Saturday September 29: Glasgow, SEC Armadillo 

Saturday October 6: London, Eventim Apollo

Published: 10 Aug 2018

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