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Neil Hannon celebrates 30 years as The Divine Comedy, presenting a glorious selection of songs from across their career, in this special live streamed concert.

This very special show marks the release of Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time, a career-spanning 30th anniversary boxset of The Divine Comedy’s recordings. Over the course of the evening they will perform hits and fan favourites from across their oeuvre – the songs that marked Hannon as one of the finest singer songwriters of his generation.

In 1990 musical history was made when a twenty-year old Neil Hannon signed his first record deal and began releasing one records under the name The Divine Comedy. 30 years, twelve magnificent albums and hundreds of spellbinding shows later, Neil Hannon is considered by many to be a national treasure.

This show comes ahead of their planned 2021 five-night residency – during which Neil Hannon and The Divine Comedy will perform ten of their classic albums in full.

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Neil Hannon's band has been through several changes of style and line-up since their 1990 debut EP. Although the original band split up shortly after their second release, Neil continued as a singer/songwriter and released two more low-key albums in 1994, still under the name The Divine Comedy. The band's breakthrough came in 1995 when Neil wrote the theme tune to the hit TV comedy Father Ted and Chris Evans played their new track, Something For The Weekend, on his breakfast radio show. The song became a hit, as did their next two singles: Becoming More Like Alfie and The Frog Princess. Since then The Divine Comedy have gone from strength to strength, known for their superb indie and baroque tinged pop songs and innovative live performances.

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