Despicable behaviour towards Take That fans

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So you’re mad about Take That, you’re desperate to see them in concert (even if Robbie isn’t with them any more) and you didn’t manage to get tickets when they went on sale. You’re such a huge fan you’ll do anything to see them, so you go searching and find tickets on eBay. You’re over the moon and don’t care that you’re paying more than the face value, you just want to see your band, after all you’re one of the biggest Take That fans out there aren’t you?

Well prepare yourself for a shock, because the organisers of the tour have decided punish you for being so devoted a fan. In fact they’re not just going to void your ticket, they want to cause you stress and anxiety for months before they slam the door in your face when you turn up to the concert you’ve been looking forward to.

“We’re not going to tell anyone until one week before the show. That means, if anyone has already bought one through eBay or other websites, they’re going to have to sweat it out for months before finding out if they’re going to get turned away.” Colin Revel, General manager, Metro Radio Arena

If Mr Revel thinks that’s the way to treat loyal fans, who are desperate to see Take That and other concerts, then he’s showing himself to be just as despicable as he thinks the touts selling tickets are. Either accept tickets will be resold and fans will pay whatever it takes to obtain them, restrict sales as Glastonbury have done with photo tickets, or stop complaining. To punish fans, desperate to see their idols, and make them suffer for months is just about as low as you can get!


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