Alan Davies in Fringe show

Alan Davies will be one of the big names at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, performing stand-up in the UK for the first time in over a decade.

Tickets for the QI and Jonathan Creek star’s run at the 1,200-seater Edinburgh International Conference Centre go on sale today. He last appeared at the festival in 2005 alongside Bill Bailey in an adaptation of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple at the Assembly Hall, after performing his last stand-up show in 2001.

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Davies received strong reviews for the show, Life Is Pain, touring Australia this winter.