Leading independent production company FANE have announced brand new live tour dates for 2021 with an eclectic array of some of the UK’s most high-profile figures. Rescheduled tour dates for Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Michael Parkinson and Fortunately…with Fi and Jane are on sale now. Tickets for Katie Piper, Grayson Perry, Tim Peake and Andrew Cotter go on sale Friday 27th November at 10 am and are available to purchase from www.fane.co.uk/live-shows. Friends of Fane get priority booking from 10am on Thursday 26th November.
Astronaut Tim Peake will take audiences on an epic and thrilling journey to the International Space Station as part of his first ever UK tour, Grayson Perry will present an enlightening and eye-watering evening with A Show For Normal People, Andrew Cotter is joined by his two famous Labradors Olive & Mabel to discuss his new book, whilst Katie Piper discusses going from surviving to thriving, sharing tips on building resilience and self-confidence.
In the coming months FANE will continue to run its Fane Online digital programme of livestreamed events which have sold over 50,000 tickets in September and October 2020, over half of which included a book. The programme features artists including John Rutter & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Stephen Fry, Ant & Dec, Matthew McConaughey, Nigella Lawson, Dawn French, Arsène Wenger, Nadiya Hussain, Jacaranda 20 in 2020, Graham Norton, Elizabeth Day, Ovie Soko, Monty Don, Michael J Fox, Margaret Atwood, Fatima Bhutto and William Boyd. Book sales have been arranged in partnership with At Home with 4 Indies, Toppings, Sevenoaks Bookshop and Waterstones, with regional theatres across the country taking ticket allocations.
On announcing live tours for 2021 Alex Fane, Managing Director of Fane, said: “The success of Fane Online has opened up our programme to a whole new audience. As we begin to look forward to in person events again our priorities of reaching as wide an audience as possible, supporting regional theatres and bookshops remains strong; both Grayson Perry and Tim Peake’s tours take them to 24 different locations across the UK, whilst Sir Ranulph Fiennes will visit over 80 locations.
The majority of these tours were due to have already happened, so it’s a great relief that we can now present them in the Autumn of 2021, and we look forward to announcing 100s more in person events in due course.”