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November 22, 2017 - December 08, 2017 | UK Tour

After a run of sold out acclaimed shows in 2016 and early 2017 (including three London Palladiums), The Divine Comedy have announced a new UK tour for this November/December.

Since The Divine Comedy’s inception in 1989, Neil Hannon has time and again proved to be one of the UK’s best and most original songwriters. The Divine Comedy’s new album, ‘Foreverland’, was hailed as one of the albums of the year by the critics and debuted at Number 7 in the UK Chart.   Each and every single from the album was playlisted at radio and sessions included Radcliffe & Maconie, Chris Evans and Dermot O’Leary. Neil Hannon and co also managed to find time to make a star turn on Later With Jools Holland.   The Divine Comedy had headline slots at the Deer Shed and Cropredy festivals as well as main stage performances at Latitude and Electric Picnic.

‘He makes you laugh, but what lifts the comedy towards the divine is the fact that he also makes you think.’
– Mail on Sunday

‘Almost 27 years into their existence, The Divine Comedy remain a life-affirming joy’
– Observer

‘Bittersweet ambiguity, where irony meets sincerity and levity shades into melancholy’
– Times

Tour Dates:

November

Weds 22nd EDINBURGH, Usher Hall
Thurs 23rd LEEDS, O2 Academy
Fri 24th BIRMINGHAM, O2 Institute
Sat 25th CARDIFF, University Great Hall
Sun 26th BRISTOL, Colston Hall
Tues 28th MANCHESTER, O2 Ritz
Wed 29th LONDON, Eventim Apollo
Thurs 30th BOURNEMOUTH, O2 Academy

December

Fri 1st BRIGHTON, Dome
Sat 2nd NORWICH, The LCR UEA
Mon 4th CORK, Cork Opera House
Tues 5th LIMERICK, University Concert Hall
Weds 6th LONDONDERRY, Millennium Forum
Thurs 7th BELFAST, Ulster Hall
Fri 8th DUBLIN, Olympia Theatre

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