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Tommy Tiernan brings new, no holds barred stand-up show to Tyne Theatre and Opera House

Saturday 21st March 2020

One of the world’s most respected comic performers, Tommy Tiernan, returns to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House with his brand-new stand-up show, Tomfoolery,on Saturday 21st March 2020.

The star of hit show Derry Girls (Channel 4), Live at the Apollo(BBC) and his own critically praised improvised chat show on Ireland’s RTE 1, is renowned for his no holds barred approach to the art of stand-up. His legendary record-breaking ticket sales extend across the world.

‘Tommy Tiernan: Tomfoolery’ sees the now 50 year old comedian back onstage with an exhilarating mix of the highly personal and flamboyant storytelling that audiences have come to love.

Age has not dulled him, in fact he seems more full of fire and mischief now than he ever was. He wonders aloud about God, sex and family in a way that seems equally sacred and profane at the same time. His stories and ideas are as full of drama as they are of wit and fun.

A feral philosopher king.” – The Scotsman

Tiernan can drop in turns of phrase so exquisite that you could call them a sound installation and enter them for the Turner prize.” – The Times

Tommy Tiernan is the latest addition to a jam-packed programme of comedy shows at Tyne Theatre & Opera House. Other upcoming names include; Josh Widdicombe, Ben Elton, Daniel Sloss, John Robins, Alexander Armstrong, Ardal O’Hanlon and Ed Byrne.

Tickets are priced: £21.50 (recommended age 15+)

Friends’ Club pre-sale tickets are available from 10:00am on Wednesday 18thSeptember. Find out more about becoming a friend of the theatre at

General sale tickets are available from 10:00am on Thursday 19ththSeptember at

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