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Tim Minchin announces Ipswich date for 2019 tour

PUBLISHED: 10:57 31 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:30 31 August 2018

Tim Minchin performing at BBC Proms in the Park, in Hyde Park, London in 2016. Picture: Matt Crossick/PA Wire.

Tim Minchin performing at BBC Proms in the Park, in Hyde Park, London in 2016. Picture: Matt Crossick/PA Wire.

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Latitude favourite Tim Minchin will return to the county for his upcoming 2019 tour.

The comedian is set to perform at 16 venues across the UK, kicking off with the Ipswich Regent on Tuesday October 15.

Minchin, who is originally from Australia, is best known for his musical comedy and has released six albums.

Minchin’s unique style sees him incorporate piano playing and witty lyrics into his stand-up routines.

He has a background in theatre and is the composer and lyricist of the Olivier and Tony award-winning Matilda the Musical based on the book by Roald Dahl.

He also starred as Judas in the recent rival of Jesus Christ Superstar! and his new musical Groundhog Day has recently transferred from the West End to Broadway.

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Other dates include the London Eventim Apollo on November 12 and Southend Pavilion Cliffs on November 30.

The new Back tour will be a mix of old and new songs and tickets go on sale on Thursday September 6 at 10am.

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