Ben Elton

The last time I toured I was still smarter than my phone. Things have definitely taken a funny turn. Ben Elton

Presented by Live Nation

Due to recent announcements by the Australian and New Zealand Governments restricting mass gatherings for an undetermined time period the Ben Elton – “Live 2020” Tour is being rescheduled.

Ben Elton – “Live 2021” will now be scheduled as follows:

Sat 10 April 2021 – Newcastle, Civic Theatre (previously 2 May 2020)

Tickets remain valid for the rescheduled shows without need for exchange. Patrons unable to attend the new dates can obtain a full refund from the point of purchase. Refunds must be submitted prior to 5pm, Sun 7 June 2020.

For any further ticket inquiries please reach out to point of purchase, or visit: https://bit.ly/3aPJbA4


Ben Elton will tour Australia in 2020 with a brand-new stand-up show, Ben Elton Live. He last performed stand up in Australia in 2006 but has now returned to the stage with a sold out, 75 date UK tour in 2019, which wraps up in December.
 
As Ben says: "The last time I toured I was still smarter than my phone. Things have definitely taken a funny turn."
 
Ben Elton exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago, hosting Channel 4’s groundbreaking Saturday Live. Since then Elton has achieved huge success as a stand-up comic, author, playwright, actor and director. He's written television shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder, The Thin Blue Line, Mr Bean and many more, as well writing and directing two feature films: 2000’s Maybe Baby and 2017’s Australian-made Three Summers
 
A highly respected author, Elton has published 16 best-selling novels, six of which became number one bestsellers. Elton is also widely known for his writing for the stage which includes three smash hit West End plays and the global phenomenon We Will Rock You based on the music of British rock legends Queen. 
 
A serial award winner, he has won three BAFTAs, two Laurence Olivier Awards, The Royal Television Society Writer’s Award, The Golden Dagger UK Crime Writer of the Year AwardThe Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and the Eurovision Golden Rose D’Or Lifetime Achievement Award.


Front Row Experience inclusions:
One (1) Premium Reserved Seat in the front row
One (1) drink voucher to redeem for a beer, wine or soft drink
Designated VIP check-in and onsite host
 
Hot Seat inclusions:
One (1) Premium Reserved seat in the first twelve (12) rows
One (1) drink voucher to redeem for a beer, wine or soft drink
Designated VIP check-in and onsite host


* Aisle Seating Tickets are tickets located in preferred seating positions within the venue, such as seats on or close to an aisle. The prices are above the face value of standard tickets. Please note, this means your Aisle Seating allocation may or may not be the seat directly adjacent to an aisle.



Recommended for ages 14+

Dates

  • Saturday 10 April 2021 7:30 PM

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A 1 cent variation may occur on your price per ticket/item due to rounding.

All ticket/item prices include GST, if applicable, and are quoted in AU$.

Prices

  • Front Row Experience $173.25
  • Hot Seat $152.85
  • A Reserve $71.30
  • A Reserve Aisle Seat* $81.50

Contact

  • Civic Theatre Ticket Office
  • 4929 1977

Venue

Civic Theatre
375 Hunter Street
Newcastle
2300