Chris Rock to play Nottingham Arena on first UK tour in 10 years

Chris Rock is coming to Nottingham Arena next year
Chris Rock is coming to Nottingham Arena next year

US comedy star Chris Rock has announced his first UK tour for a decade.

The Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer will bring The Total Blackout Tour to the Motorpoint Nottingham Arena on January 23 next year.

Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of this generation’s strongest comedic voices.

As an actor, director, producer and writer he has created many pivotal pop culture moments in a career spanning more than three decades.

Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and is a New York Times Best-Selling Author.

In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday, May 12 and are priced at £53.20 and £106.40.

Tickets will be available on 0843 3733000, online at or in person at the Arena box office.

There is a maximum of eight tickets per person and this show is for over-16s only.

An exclusive venue pre-sale will take place from 10am on Thursday, May 11.

Customers wishing to obtain priority tickets will need to sign up to the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham Mailing List by 11.59pm on Wednesday May 10 at