Comedian Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle team up for London shows: How to get tickets

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Chris Rock is to perform with Dave Chappelle. (Getty)
Chris Rock is to perform with Dave Chappelle. (Getty)

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Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle are teaming up for some London shows, announcing the news not long after they were both assaulted on stage in separate incidents.

The US comedians will perform two gigs at the O2 Arena.

Rock, 57, announced the September shows on Instagram.

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Sharing a picture of a poster for the event, he told fans: “This is really happening.”

The star was in the headlines in March when Will Smith stormed onstage at the Oscars and struck him after he made a joke about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.

And Chappelle, 48, was allegedly accosted on stage during a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles last month.

The comics apparently previously got together in May, sharing the stage at The Comedy Club in LA.

Will Smith (R) hits Chris Rock as Rock spoke on stage during the 94th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 27, 2022. Picture taken March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Brian Snyder BEST AVAILABLE QUALITY
Will Smith hit Chris Rock at the Oscars. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder)

When will the comedians be in London?

The pair will be at the O2 Arena in September.

They will perform two shows on 3 September and 4 September.

How to get tickets?

A presale took place on Thursday 9 June, starting at 10am via Live Nation.

Tickets will go on general sale on Friday 10 June.

They will be available from 10am and fans can buy them at www.livenation.co.uk and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

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Dave Chappelle is coming to London. (Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Fans were thrilled to hear the legendary stars would be teaming up for the shows.

"Can't wait to laugh," one person posted on Instagram, while another predicted that it would be “incredible”.

“In all honesty I always wondered how it will be, when u two guys takes the centre stage together," said another. "Well it's happening."

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Others posted messages on social media saying that they hoped the show would be televised for those who didn’t manage to secure tickets.

"Gonna need the Avengers to guard this stage," teased another fan.

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Additional reporting from PA.

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