Russell Peters has announced a new Deported World Tour including a date in Birmingham.

The Canadian stand-up star is heading to Arena Birmingham - the former Barclaycard Arena and before that the NIA - on Tuesday, April 24.

He will also be at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on April 26, and then Leeds First Direct Arena on April 28.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 19, and will be available at the Ticket Factory website

There is a pre-sale on Wednesday, January 17, from 9am.

The comedian and actor, who now lives in Los Angeles, broke a UK record for sales of a comedy act at London's O2 Arena when more than 16,000 tickets were purchased for his show in 2009.

In 2009, he performed the biggest ever comedy show in Australia.

Russell Peters
Russell Peters

In 2013, Peters was awarded the Trailblazer award by the Association of South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment (SAMMA) for his contributions to the world of comedy.

He is among the first South Asians to achieve international success in this field.

Peters published his autobiography, Call Me Russell, in 2010 and is among the highest-earning comedians in the world.

He has film credits including sci-fi thriller Source Code, romantic comedy New Year's Eve and Disney's 2016 remake of The Jungle Book as well as numerous TV appearances.