Fans of comedian Dave Chappelle said they were “inconsolable” after tickets to his intimate London shows sold out in minutes.
The Chappelle’s Show star recently returned to Netflix with two stand-up specials. He will perform work-in-progress material at three venues in the capital next weekend.
He will take to the stage at Proud Camden on 2 February. The Leicester Square Theatre on 3 February and comedy club Up The Creek on 4 February.
Within minutes of going on sale at 10am on 27 January, tickets were already sold out.
Harry Potter star Sean Biggerstaff, who played Oliver Wood in the film series, was among the ‘inconsolable’. He tweeted: “Spent 10 minutes in that queue really thinking I was gonna get Dave Chappelle tickets. I am inconsolable.”
Another fan wrote: “Dave Chappelle tickets were definitely a myth. Sold out within seconds of release.”
Another hopeful wrote: “Gutted, couldn’t get a Dave Chappelle ticket. In the queue from 10 and sold out instantly.”
Another said: “I am absolutely gutted about not getting Dave Chappelle tickets.”
One more said: “I blinked and Dave Chappelle tickets now sold out.”
Chappelle will also play a show in Berlin on February 1.
Dave Chappelle is a comedian, actor, and producer who’s brash, clever, in-your-face brand of humor has made him one of the most respected entertainers of his generation.
In March 2017, Chappelle returned to television via streaming giant Netflix with two highly-anticipated specials. The first was The Art of Spin, and Deep in the Heart of Texas, filmed in Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX respectively.
The critically-acclaimed specials satisfied his fans and introduced a new legion of followers to his side-splitting, thought-provoking style of political and social commentary.
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