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Vir Das announces UK tour ‘WANTED’

a show about freedom, a journey into foolishness, and a perspective that takes you across the world.

Vir Das is embarking on a UK tour with his new show WantedBeginning in Manchester on 1st September 2022 and concluding in London at The Hayes Beck Theatre on 13th September 2022. Tickets go on sale at 10 am on Friday 10th June and are available from www.sohotheatre.com.

Vir Das, fresh off an Emmy-nomination, brings his brand new Wanted world tour to the UK fresh from a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022 – a show about freedom, a journey into foolishness, and a perspective that takes you across the world. The New York Times declares ‘no artist embodies the globalization of stand-up like Vir Das’ while the Boston Globe hails the ‘mixture of audacity and humility in Das’ comedy.’

As one of India’s biggest stand-up comedians and a Bollywood star, Vir Das enjoys household status throughout the subcontinent.  Increasingly, thanks to Vir’s boundless comedic talent, wildly successful world tours and incredible five Netflix specials, Vir Das has hit the global comedy mega-leagues.  General Settings Hailed by Variety magazine as a “Top 10 Comic To Watch”, Vir Das is sure to be the name on everyone’s’ lips at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and beyond this year!

Unafraid to speak his truth, Vir’s comedy confronts challenging social issues.  His satirical ‘Two Indias’ monologue went viral and made headlines across globe, earning the comic widespread praise whilst highlighting that India, like many nations, is a country of divisions and contradictions.  Vir’s nuanced approach and narrative craftsmanship results in comedy that is beloved by critics, audiences and his millions of fans online, with Vulture online declaring that Vir’s comedy “Breaks the Rules. It’s also SO funny”.

Through his various international live tours performing across six continents, he has sold over half a million tickets,  to become the biggest English-speaking comedian in India.

LISTINGS:

01.09.22                                                               Manchester HOME – 7.30pm

05.09.22                                                                Cambridge Junction – 7.30pm

06.09.22                                                                Birmingham Town Hall – 7.30pm

07.09.22                                                                Glasgow, The Glee Club – 7.30pm

08.09.22                                                                Glasgow, The Glee Club – 7.30pm

10.09.22                                                                Milton Keynes, The Stables – 8pm

11.09.22                                                                Nottingham, The Glee Club – 7.30pm

12.09.22                                                                Leeds City Varieties – 7.30pm

13.09.22                                                                Hayes Beck Theatre – 7.30pm