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Sir Bradley Wiggins to delight fans with exclusive tales!
Saturday 28th September 2019
Join Britain’s most decorated Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins as he brings his insightful and at times hilarious live show to Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle on Saturday 28th September 2019.
‘Bradley Wiggins: An Evening With’ provides a rare opportunity for fans to see the five-time Olympic Gold medallist and Tour De France winner share exclusive tales, prized memorabilia and career highlights in a unique and intimate live setting. The shows will be moderated by ITV cycling Matt Barbet, who will also be putting your questions to Wiggo on the night.
A British household name and undeniable national treasure, Bradley Wiggins holds the iconic track hour record and is the only cyclist who has won World and Olympic championships on both the track and the road along with winning the Tour De France.
His easy charm in front of the press is legendary and he won the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award (voted for by the public), helping cycling smash its way into the mainstream. 2013 brought further success, including the Tour of Britain title, and in 2014 Wiggins added the rainbow jersey to his collection by winning the World Time Trial Championships.
The Summer of 2016 saw Wiggins win his 5th gold medal at the Rio Olympics in the team pursuit and his eighth Olympic medal overall, making him Britain’s most decorated Olympian ever and rounding off one of the most impressive sporting careers the nation has ever witnessed.
Announcing his retirement from professional cycling at the end of 2016, Wiggins said, “2016 is the end of the road for this chapter, onwards and upwards, ‘feet on the ground, head in the clouds’ kids from Kilburn don’t win Olympic Golds and Tour de Frances! They do now.”
Wiggins’ latest release ‘Icons’ takes readers on an extraordinarily intimate journey through the sporting world, presenting key pieces from his never-before-seen collection of memorabilia. Bradley will reflect on the icons, races and moments that have fundamentally influenced him on both professional and personal levels. (Released 1st November and available at each live show on the tour)
Theatre Director Joanne Johnson said: "It’s an honour to welcome a genuine living legend to the Theatre – it’ll be the first time we’ve had an Olympian cyclist grace the stage! Sir Bradley Wiggins’ tales are bound to be fascinating – this show is a must, not just for cycling fans, but for sports fans in general.”
Tickets are priced: £32.50, £115 Meet & Greet tickets (limited availability, included meet & greet, photo opportunity and exclusive gift)
Friends Club pre-sale Thursday 16th May – find out more about joining the Theatre Friends Club here: https://tynetheatreandoperahouse.uk/support-us/friends-club/
General on sale Friday 17th May from 10am