Another gruelling challenge for Bear Grylls: 12 arena dates in three weeks

Television action man Bear Grylls is dropping in on Leeds and Sheffield his first UK arena tour.

Bear Grylls

He will be celebrating some of the world;s greatest feats of courage, endurance and endeavour.

The 12-date October tour called Endeavour will take audiences on an expedition across the globe in a live-action show with a cast of aerial artists and stunt crew.

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He plays Leeds First Direct Arena, on Friday, October 14, and the tour ends at Sheffield Arena on Sunday, October 30.

Bear Grylls is dropping in on Leeds and Sheffield with his Endeavour arena tour

Tickets on sale from Friday, April 29.

Grylls, 41, is best known for his TV series Man vs. Wild, originally titled Born Survivor.

He progressed to US Network TV, hosting the hit adventure show Running Wild on NBC, where he takes some of the world’s best known movie stars on incredible adventures, most recently President Barack Obama.

Grylls said of his arena tour announcement: “I am so excited to see this show truly come to life, and to be able to take people on this incredibly inspiring journey of courage, heroism and survival against all the odds.

Bear Grylls

"With Endeavour we harness so much ground-breaking new technology to take the audience on a very intimate, immersive & at times terrifying journey through some of the greatest and most unknown feats of exploration.

"It is a truly uplifting experience this show, and I am so proud of it - and it reminds us all that at the heart of so many of mankind's greatest achievements and hair raising adventures is this one word: Endeavour.”

Bear Grylls is dropping in on Leeds and Sheffield with his Endeavour arena tour
Bear Grylls