Amy Schumer Announces UK Tour For August/September 2016

Amy Schumer

Nation is very proud to announce highly acclaimed, world-famous stand-up
comedian Amy Schumer’s UK tour this Summer, where she’ll be performing
at the Edinburgh Playhouse, O2 Apollo Manchester and London’s O2 Arena.

is one of the entertainment industry’s leading forces as a standup
comedian, actress, writer, producer and director.  She is the creator,
star, writer and executive producer of the award winning Inside Amy Schumer,
for Comedy Central, which premiered in April 2013 to the network’s
highest season premiere ratings of that year, it is currently in its
fourth series. 

Inside Amy Schumer
won the 2015 US Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Sketch
series. Last Autumn, the show was honored with the first-ever Emmy Award
for “Outstanding Sketch Variety Series.” She was also nominated for
“Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series,” and “Outstanding Writing
for a Variety Series.” Schumer received honors for “Individual
Achievement in Comedy” and “Outstanding Achievement in Comedy” from the
US Television Critics Association in 2015. Additionally, she was awarded
(US) The 2015 Critic’s Choice Television Award for “Best Actress in a
Comedy Series.” Among the show’s many accolades, it also received the
prestigious Peabody Award in 2014.

Simon & Schuster’s imprint Gallery Books will publish Schumer’s first book “The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo” on August 16th, 2016.

Schumer can next be seen in the independent film Thank You For Your Service
opposite Miles Teller for director Jason Hall. The film is an
adaptation of David Finkel’s book of the same name, and follows a group
of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into
family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that
threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. 

is currently in production on the “untitled mother-daughter adventure”
comedy opposite Goldie Hawn for director Jonathan Levine. The film
centers on a mother-daughter duo trapped in a vacation gone wrong.
Schumer and Kimberly Caramele are executive producing the project and
completed additional script work on Katie Dippold’s screenplay. The film
will be released in 2017 by 20th Century Fox.

Schumer’s Universal Pictures hit Trainwreck
dominated the 2015 summer comedy international box office. Amy wrote
the film which co-starred Bill Hader, Tilda Swinton, Brie Larson, Lebron
James and Vanessa Bayer. Judd Apatow directed the film which was
nominated for two Golden Globes including Best Actress, Comedy or
Musical, as well as Best Picture, Comedy or Musical. Additionally, she
won the Critic’s Choice Award for “Best Actress in a Comedy” and was
nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award in the category of “Original

Her one-hour HBO comedy special, Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
directed by Chris Rock, premiered on October 17th, 2015 and was HBO’s
most watched Saturday night comedy special debut since December 2009.
The special earned her a Writers Guild nomination for Best
Comedy/Variety Special.

2015 The British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) honored Schumer
with The Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for “Excellence in Comedy.”

a stand-up comedian she continues to tour to sold out shows around the
world. Schumer’s hit one-hour stand-up special for Comedy Central,
Mostly Sex Stuff, stands as the network’s highest rated original
stand-up special since 2011. She was also one of the featured comedians
on Comedy Central’s Roast of Roseanne, which followed her memorable and
quotable performance on the 2011 Roast of Charlie Sheen.

made her network debut in 2007 when she starred on NBC’s Last Comic
Standing and soon after co-starred on 30 Rock and received her own
Comedy Central Presents special. Her other television credits include
FX’s Louie, HBO’s Girls and Curb Your Enthusiasm as well as Adult Swim’s

Additional film credits include Seeking a Friend for the End of the World starring Steve Carrell and Kiera Knightley, and Price Check, an independent feature opposite Parker Posey, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Her album Cutting placed in the top 5 of the Billboard Charts and has been included on multiple Best Comedy Albums of the Year awards’ lists.

is a founding member of The Collective, a New York based Theatre
Company, and a graduate of The William Esper studio where she studied
for 3 years.


30th August                    Edinburgh Playhouse

3rd September                O2 Apollo Manchester

4th September                O2 Arena

Tickets are on-sale from 10am on Friday 10th
June priced at £130, £100, £65, £55, £45, £35 for London and £100, £65,
£50 Regionally
(subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from



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