Comedian and Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham Performing in Leeds in May 2022

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Record-breaking, global comedy superstar, Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters to Leeds. He’s in the UK for six dates only in 2022, and America’s favourite ventriloquist will perform at First Direct Arena on 15th May.

The Seriously!? tour that starts on 12th May in Bournemouth, finishing in Cardiff on 18th May.

For over 14 years, Jeff Dunham and his delightfully irreverent cohorts, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the world. Now, in addition to his usual cast of accomplices, SERIOUSLY!? includes the newest member of the troupe, Larry. As the President’s personal advisor, he gives his hilarious take on what it’s like to work at the White House.

Dunham released his last Netflix Originals Stand-up Special, Jeff Dunham: Beside Himself in 2019. This followed on the success of 2017’s Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster, the new show is Dunham’s second special for Netflix Originals, and the ninth in his impressive string of record-breaking stand-up specials.

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“Entertainment empire”

He has built an entertainment empire over years of non-stop touring and performance innovation. With 10 million followers on Facebook and over 2.1 million YouTube subscribers, amassing well over a billion views, the comedian/ventriloquist has carved out his own unique space in the comedy world.

A Texas native, Dunham moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Baylor University. And he soon became a sensation on the national comedy club circuit.  He later became a multi-platinum selling DVD artist and achieving record-breaking ratings on both cable and network TV.  Dunham’s previous stand-up specials, such as Unhinged in Hollywood, and All Over the Map have garnered record-breaking numbers.

Dunham has also made many cameo appearances across television and film. They include the Emmy Award-winning comedy series 30 Rock, Angie Tribeca, and Dinner for Schmucks.

His autobiography All By My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed and Me made the New York Times’ Best Seller list. And for three years he’s also been awarded Billboard’s Top Comedy Tour based on box office sales.

Five years ago, Dunham’s contribution to the show business and comedy was rewarded. His star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled, commemorating over two decades of superstardom.

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