Peter Kay surprises fans with ‘secret gigs’ ahead of 2023 comeback tour


The comic took a break from public life in 2017 (Image: Getty)

Hearsay has it, Peter Kay has been performing secret gigs within the UK forward of his comeback tour.

The comic, 49, took a break from the limelight in 2017 and cancelled his nationwide tour, citing household circumstances as the explanation on the time.

He has since began slowly returning to public life with numerous shock performances and charity occasions, lately delighting followers on the Dance For Life present in Liverpool for Most cancers Analysis in August.

However now, it appears he’s gearing as much as get again to touring full time subsequent yr, because the humorous man has reportedly been testing out new materials on audiences in Salford.

In accordance with experiences and numerous followers on Twitter, the Automobile Share author performed two reveals at The Lowry in Manchester.

Sharing their pleasure over being one of many fortunate ones within the crowd, one particular person wrote on social media that there was a ‘secret ticket assortment’ for his or her gig, and the viewers had their ‘telephones locked away.’

Peter is alleged to be planning a comeback tour for 2023 (Image: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

In accordance with Mail On-line, in a now deleted tweet, a fan named Paula penned: ‘Omg simply been to a secret gig with Peter Kay at The Lowry. Finest evening of my life ever, that man is a legend.’

When followers prompted Paula to spill additional particulars, she remained considerably tight-lipped, however hailed it the ‘finest expertise ever.’

‘It was the weirdest however finest expertise ever. He’s simply such a grounded fella. The gig was actually uncooked and unpolished which was what made it so private,’ she shared.

In accordance with a supply who spoke to The Solar earlier this yr, Peter is about to announce an enormous comeback 2023 tour fairly quickly, that means there’s an opportunity followers who weren’t on the ‘shock’ reveals may need an opportunity to listen to his new materials in spite of everything.

A supply mentioned earlier this yr that the Care Share author is seeking to play arenas in London, Manchester, and Birmingham (Image: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Photographs)

Insiders are ‘assured’ that the rumoured tour will embrace dates at London’s O2 Area, in addition to Manchester’s AO Area.

‘He has lined up enormous venues throughout the nation together with in Manchester, London and Birmingham,’ they mentioned, including that Peter hoped to announce the reveals in September, however there’s been no official phrase but.

The supply added: ‘Peter has not carried out a stay stand-up set on an enormous stage in effectively over a decade now however he couldn’t be extra able to get again on the market.’

When cancelling his 100-date sell-out tour 4 years in the past, Peter launched an announcement studying: ‘On account of unexpected household circumstances I deeply remorse I’m having to cancel all of my upcoming work tasks. My sincerest apologies.

‘This resolution has not been taken flippantly and I’m positive you’ll perceive my ­household should all the time come first.’

The comedian supplied no additional particulars into the issues, however followers are hopeful {that a} full comeback is on the horizon.

Peter Kay’s reps have been contacted for remark.

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