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Tuesday 16 October 2018

Dave Chappelle fans ‘inconsolable’ as intimate London shows sell out in minutes

He will perform work-in-progress material at three gigs in the capital.

Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart will perform at the 3Arena in October (Lester Cohen/Netflix)
Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart will perform at the 3Arena in October (Lester Cohen/Netflix)

By Laura Harding, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

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, who recently returned to Netflix with two stand-up specials, will perform work-in-progress material at three venues in the capital next weekend.

He will take to the stage at Proud Camden on February 2, the Leicester Square Theatre on February 3 and comedy club Up The Creek on February 4.

Within minutes of going on sale at 10am on January 27, tickets were already sold out.

Harry Potter star Sean Biggerstaff, who played Oliver Wood in the film series, wrote on Twitter: “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.

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