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- Oct 23Oct23Find ticketsSat 19:30Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre - BirminghamTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Limited Availability
- Oct 24Oct24Find ticketsSun 19:30Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre - BirminghamTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Limited Availability
- Oct 25Oct25Find ticketsMon 18:30The Brighton Centre - BrightonTim Minchin - Back Encore 2021
- Oct 31Oct31Find ticketsSun 19:00O2 City Hall, Newcastle - Newcastle Upon TyneTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 01Nov01Find ticketsMon 19:00O2 City Hall, Newcastle - Newcastle Upon TyneTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 02Nov02Find ticketsTue 18:00First Direct Arena - LeedsTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 03Nov03Find ticketsWed 18:30Bonus Arena, Hull - HullTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 06Nov06Find ticketsSat 19:30O2 Apollo Manchester - ManchesterTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Low Availability
- Nov 07Nov07Find ticketsSun 19:30O2 Apollo Manchester - ManchesterTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 08Nov08Find ticketsMon 19:30Eventim Apollo - LondonTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Low Availability
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- Nov 10Nov10Find ticketsWed 19:30Portsmouth Guildhall - PortsmouthTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Low Availability
- Nov 11Nov11Find ticketsThu 19:30Eventim Apollo - LondonTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Limited Availability
- Nov 14Nov14Find ticketsSun 19:30Motorpoint Arena Nottingham - NottinghamTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 17Nov17Find ticketsWed 19:30De Montfort Hall - LeicesterTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 18Nov18Find ticketsThu 19:30Ipswich Regent Theatre - IpswichTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021Low Availability
- Nov 20Nov20Find ticketsSat 19:30Blackpool Opera House - BlackpoolTim Minchin - Back Encore 2021
- Nov 21Nov21Find ticketsSun 19:30Stockton Globe - Stockton-on-TeesTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 22Nov22Find ticketsMon 19:30Stockton Globe - Stockton-on-TeesTim Minchin: Back Encore 2021
- Nov 24Nov24Find ticketsWed 18:30Motorpoint Arena Cardiff - CardiffTim Minchin - Back Encore 2021
The inimitable Australian polymath
Music virtuoso Tim Minchin is internationally renowned as a songwriter and composer, but he’s a man of many more talents – including being an award-winning actor, comedian and author.
Born in Northampton, he was raised in Perth, Australia. Minchin fell in love with theatre from a young age, later studying and receiving a degree from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts’ Edith Cowan University in 1998 – with that institution awarding him an honorary Doctorate of Performing Arts in recognition of his outstanding contributions in 2019.
Minchin’s credits have been numerous since graduating. He’s probably best known for creating the lyrics and music in the acclaimed Matilda The Musical, which has won a record seven Olivier Awards, and five Tony Awards – and it continues to run in the West End among many other cities worldwide.
In addition, Minchin did the score for the fantastically witty musical Groundhog Day, and he co-wrote and starred in the television series Upright about two misfits thrown together by chance in the middle of the Australian desert.
Minchin also has a long history of sold-tour live tours in Australia, the UK and across the globe that often showcase not only his comedic chops but his politically charged songwriting and his extraordinary piano playing skills.
Over the years he released numerous live albums including 2005’s Darkside, 2006’s So Rock, 2009’s Ready For This?, 2010’s Live At The O2, 2011’s Tim Minchin And The Heritage Orchestra and 2013’s So F***ing Rock.
Minchin’s debut studio album, Apart Together, recorded since he moved back to Sydney in 2018, came out in November 2020 and reached No.3 on the ARIA charts. Full of personal songs that tell stories and vary from pop-rock to intimate ballads, The Independent described it as “crisply observed and tenderly considered”. In advance of the album’s arrival, he played a one-off livestream concert showcasing all 11 tracks to a worldwide audience.
On 8 March 2021, Minchin announced his return to the UK stage in autumn with his critically acclaimed BACK – Encore Tour 2021. Billed as “Old Songs, New Songs, F*** You Songs”, the setlist includes material from throughout his eclectic repertoire. BACK was first performed in the UK in 2019 and not only received rave reviews, but also saw Minchin pick up a Helpmann Award for Best Australian Contemporary Concert.
Tim Minchin's BACK – Encore Tour 2021 UK dates
- 23 October 2021 – Birmingham Hippodrome
- 24 October 2021 – Birmingham Hippodrome
- 25 October 2021 – The Brighton Centre
- 31 October 2021 – O2 City Hall Newcastle
- 1 November 2021 – O2 City Hall Newcastle
- 2 November 2021 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
- 3 November 2021 – Bonus Arena, Hull
- 6 November 2021 – O2 Apollo Manchester
- 7 November 2021 – O2 Apollo Manchester
- 8 November 2021 – Eventim Apollo, London
- 9 November 2021 – Eventim Apollo, London
- 10 November 2021 – Portsmouth Guildhall
- 11 November 2021 – Eventim Apollo, London
- 14 November 2021 – Nottingham Arena
- 17 November 2021 – De Monfort Hall, Leicester
- 18 November 2021 – Ipswich Regent
- 20 November 2021 – Blackpool Opera House
- 21 November 2021 – Stockton Globe
- 24 November 2021 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
- 27 November 2021 – Plymouth Pavilions
- 28 November 2021 – Bournemouth International Centre
Photo at top by Damian Bennett
Tim Minchin confirms 2021 tour
The award-winning artist returns to the UK stage this October and November with more dates of his critically acclaimed BACK tour.
Tim Minchin performs a virtual concert
On 19 November 2020, the eve of the release of his first studio solo album Apart Together, Minchin and his band streamed a live performance of its songs to a global audience.
Tim Minchin has confirmed new UK dates of his BACK tour from 23 October – 28 November 2021.
Tim Minchin will take his BACK – Encore Tour 2021 to the following cities:
Tickets for Tim Minchin's 2021 UK tour dates go on sale from 10:00 on Friday 12 March 2021.
Yes, the presale for Tim Minchin's 2021 BACK tour dates opens at 10:00 on Thursday 11 March 2021.