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Fury as touts selling Peter Kay tour tickets for £1,000 a seat

Fury as touts selling Peter Kay tour tickets for £1,000 a seat

Entertainment
The comedian’s upcoming tour – his first since 2010 – sold out within minutes of going on sale at 10am today.Many lucky enough to nab tickets immediately tried to cash in by selling them on sites such as StubHub! and Ticketmaster.Some greedy fans who got pre-sale seats even tried to flog them before they went on general sale.Stall seats costing £55 each were being offered for £417 each on Saturday night.TWITTER/GETTY/WIREIT’S TOUT OF ORDER: Demand to see Peter Kay live on tour has seen resale prices soarTWITTERTOUR: Peter Kay will start in April 2018 before wrapping up in March 2019 “Presale for Peter Kay is sold out and they are already on StubHub! at twice the price” Angry fan tweetAfter they went on general sale the prices rose to a staggering £1,000 a seat.Others we
Sir Peter Hall: Theatre giant dies aged 86

Sir Peter Hall: Theatre giant dies aged 86

Entertainment
Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former National Theatre director Sir Peter Hall has died at the age of 86.He died on Monday at University College hospital in London, surrounded by his family, the National Theatre said.During his career he staged the English language premiere of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot and the world premiere of Harold Pinter's Homecoming. Sir Peter had been diagnosed with dementia in 2011.There will be a private family funeral, with details of a memorial service to be announced at a later date.Sir Peter Hall: A giant of British theatreSir Peter - from the archive on BBC ArtsSir Peter became director of the National in 1973 and was responsible for the theatre's move from the Old Vic to the purpose-built complex on the South Bank. He founded the RSC at...
Manchester Arena: Peter Kay delivers defiant message at reopening concert

Manchester Arena: Peter Kay delivers defiant message at reopening concert

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Comedian Peter Kay has delivered a message of defiance at Manchester Arena's reopening concert, declaring "we can't let terrorists win".Kay appeared at the We Are Manchester show on Saturday alongside other local heroes including Noel Gallagher.More than 14,000 fans were there, four months after a bomb killed 22 people."The victims will never ever be forgotten, but we've got to move forward with love and not hate, and that's how we win," Kay told the crowd.Kay worked as a steward at the venue in the 1990s before going on to perform there more than 40 times."There's been a lot of joy in this room over the years, including the night of 22 May, right up until the terrorist attack," he said - and the crowd booed at the mention of the attack."These last four months have been incredibly painful,...
Validea Peter Lynch Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 9/8/2017

Validea Peter Lynch Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 9/8/2017

Finance
Shutterstock photoThe following are today's upgrades for Validea's P/E/Growth Investor model based on the published strategy of Peter Lynch. This strategy looks for stocks trading at a reasonable price relative to earnings growth that also possess strong balance sheets.TORONTO-DOMINION BANK ( TD ) is a large-cap value stock in the Money Center Banks industry. The rating according to our strategy based on Peter Lynch changed from 0% to 81% based on the firm's underlying fundamentals and the stock's valuation. A score of 80% or above typically indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% typically indicates strong interest.Company Description: Toronto-Dominion Bank (the Bank) is a Canada-based bank, which operates in the North America. It is an online f...
Kim Wall case: Murder charge sought for Peter Madsen

Kim Wall case: Murder charge sought for Peter Madsen

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceProsecutors in Denmark say they will bring murder charges against the inventor suspected of killing a Swedish journalist on board his submarine.They are expected to ask for the new charges when Mr Madsen appears in court in early September.Ms Wall was last seen alive on 10 August as she departed with Mr Madsen on his self-built underwater vessel.On Wednesday a headless torso found in waters off Denmark was identified as belonging to Ms Wall.DNA from the torso - which had been weighted down with metal - matched that on Ms Wall's hairbrush and toothbrush.Mr Madsen initially said he had dropped her off safely near Copenhagen, but then said she died in an accident and that he had "buried" her at sea.He denies killing Ms Wall and was initially charged...