Russell Brand Returns to Australia

Russell Brand Returns to Australia

Russell Brand’s Stand Up Show “I Am a Walrus” is heading to Australia for his first Full National Tour starting this November! The Tour also includes the new Perth Arena.

It’s great to see all the international acts flocking to the new Perth Arena and it has just been annouced that Russell Brand will be the debut comedy performance on the 2nd of December 2013. Check out the press release below.

Returning to Australia for his first full national tour in November/December, Russell Brand has been hailed as ‘The most exciting comedian of his generation’ by Time Out Magazine.

Described by the Telegraph as “the most talented stand-up comedian to emerge in Britain so far this decade” Russell Brand shot to fame when he was seen as rocker ‘Aldous Snow’ in the Judd Apatow produced comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall.  Since then, the British star has become an international comedic success. 

Past films include Warner Bros. Rock Of Ages, Arthur, Universal’s Hop, Get Him To The Greek, Disney’s Bedtime Stories and Miramax’s The Tempest.

Brand recently wrapped production on Diablo Cody’s directorial debut in Mandate Pictures’ untitled film, previously titled Lamb Of God. The film also stars Julianne Hough and Octavia Spencer and is slated for release in 2013.
 
Brand is currently in development to star in and produce Warner Bros. The President Stole My Girlfriend. Producing with Brand is his Branded Films partner Nik Linnen. This will be the first project by Branded Films. 
 Russell is also in pre-production for Paramount Pictures’ The Hauntrepreneur produced by Michael Bay.
 

Also an acclaimed author, Brand has written two books, My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs and Stand-Up, which was on The New York Times best-seller list for five weeks in a row, and the follow up, Booky Wook 2: This Time It’s Personal.  For television, Brand hosted the 2012 MTV Movie Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards in 2008; he hosted the MTV VMA’s again in 2009 and garnered the biggest VMA audience since 2004, with nearly nine million viewers.

Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian, Brand rose to fame in the UK in 2003 for his “Big Brother” spin-off, “Big Brother’s Big Mouth.”  He has toured internationally since 2006 and has released DVDs from those tours Russell Brand Live, Only Joking and Doin’ Life.

Russell Brand currently splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.

“He can conjure the situational absurdity of a Monty Python sketch in just a few exaggerated pantomime moves and wield the observational wit of Oscar Wilde after an amyl nitrate hit. Brand exudes a Jagger-esque rock star charisma mixed with an undercurrent of David Schwimmer’s ‘Why me?’ neurotic twitchiness”
LA TIMES

www.russellbrand.tv
www.abpresents.com.au

Australian Tour Dates

ADELAIDE                ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE            FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER
Book at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

PERTH                    PERTH ARENA                SUNDAY 2 DECEMBER
Book at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

BRISBANE                CONVENTION CENTRE            TUESDAY 4 DECEMBER
Book at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

MELBOURNE                ROD LAVER ARENA            FRIDAY 7 DECEMBER
Book at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

SYDNEY                    ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE            SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER
Book at Ticketmaster 136 100 www.ticketmaster.com.au

TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 9am

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