STEVE Coogan has announced he will be cancelling his show in Bournemouth tonight for medical reasons.

The comedian is suffering from laryngitis and on medical advice is unable to perform tonight's show in the Bournemouth International Centre.

He will be scheduling a new date for this show and will contact ticket holders once this is confirmed.

The public have been advised to: “please hold on to your tickets.”

Steve Coogan, was due to come to BIC tonight (Sunday, May 22) at 8pm as part of his fourth nationwide tour Alan Partridge Live.

Speaking about what to expect, Coogan said: “It’s Alan Partridge live; you get a big dose of him live.

“It’s just under a couple of hours of fun and games. It’s a big, broad show, with big belly laughter. “There’s lots going on in the show: there’s song, there’s dancing and there's an interactive big screen.”