A top comedian has announced he is hitting the road again after announcing extra dates for an intimate tour - including a date in Ipswich.

Micky Flanagan, who has appeared on many TV comedy shows such as Mock the Week and Would I Lie To You, is bringing his sell-out arena show to six theatres across the county including Ipswich Regent Theatre.

Since starting his career as a professional comedian in the late 1990s, Flanagan has performed at many top venues including the Edinburgh Fringe as one of the four headline acts. 

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His record-breaking If Ever We Needed It tour is coming to more intimate venues following a successful string of arena shows to allow fans to "see the comedian up close and personal". 

In the show the stand-up comedian will reflect on how the world has changed in his lifetime after recently turning 60. 

He will be performing at Ipswich Regent Theatre on Thursday, May 16 with tickets going on sale at 10am on Saturday, April 6 on the theatre's website.