Comedian Russell Peters will return to Dubai with his new ‘Almost Famous World Tour’ on January 19 and 20 at the Dubai World Trade Centre for two shows.

‘The Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour’ (#RussellPetersDXB), features all new material, plus Peters’ lightning-fast improve with the audience.

“I like to interact with the front rows,” says Peters of his signature back and forth with the audience. “I use the interaction to take me from bit to bit. Some guys go on-stage with a script and don’t deviate from it. That’s not my style. I have my set and know what I want to cover; I just use the audience to move me in certain directions. It’s very collaborative and each show is unique.”

Peters returns to the UAE after sold-out shows in 2012 and 2013.

In 2015, Peters took the ‘Almost Famous World Tour’ to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, the UK, Europe and Asia, with more international dates to be announced in 2016.

His last tour took him to 26 countries and more than 200 performances, with more than 300,000 fans attending his shows globally.

Tickets, from Dhs250, go on sale on Tuesday, December 15 at 12pm on and 800 TM UAE (86 823).

The FLASH and du pre-sale begins on Monday, December 14 at 12pm until Tuesday, December 15 at 11am and fans can benefit from a 20 per cent discount on general admission tickets through Y1 Access.