UK snow chaos: stranded passengers in Edinburgh offered free comedy tickets
Andrew Mickel6 December 2010
The freezing weather conditions which have brought snow and icy conditions and transport chaos to Scotland this week, hundreds stranded and closed airports including Edinburgh and Wick.
However for passengers facing another night in the Scottish capital not all is lost. The Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh are offering light relief to anyone who has been stranded due to the arctic weather with two free tickets to the club.
In exchange for showing a flight or train ticket they will be given two free tickets to a show. The Stand have are offering out free tickets to stranded passengers all week.
The Stand director Tommy Sheppard said: “it might be freezing outside but inside the Stand there’s a very warm atmosphere. We don’t usually give away tickets for nothing, but these are exceptional circumstances”.
According to a spokeswoman for The Stand, the comedy club has been hit by cancellations itself due to the weather conditions, with Live At The Apollo’s Danny Bhoy stepping in for Jake O’Kane at the last minute after O’Kane was stuck in the snow.
Are you in Edinburgh and fancy keeping your toes warm until the weather gets a little better? Find out more information at The Stand here: www.thestand.co.uk
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