Robbie Williams blasted for charging as much as £300 for excursion tickets

Robbie Williams has come beneath fireplace from indignant enthusiasts who’ve been not able to find the money for tickets to his upcoming excursion,  

The singer, 48, kicks off his XXV UK excursion in London on October 9 and it concludes November 1 in Dublin, with costs for entrance phase seats recently indexed at £308 at London’s O2 Arena and £248 at Glasgow’s OVO Hydro on Ticketmaster.

Taking to Twitter, stunned enthusiasts expressed their anger on the steep costs, which come amid a hike in inflation and the price of residing.  

Fuming: Robbie Williams has come beneath fireplace from indignant enthusiasts who’ve been not able to find the money for tickets to his upcoming excursion

Fans penned: ‘Shocking costs for the tickets, I truly sought after to head however cannot with how a lot they’re.@robbiewilliams’; The costs are loopy …going to a live performance is a luxurious’; ‘I’ve paid 315 quid for my fancy seat. If that is the long run pricing than I’m out as I will’t stay justifying it. So unhappy the place all of that is going …’; 

‘Being wealthy and having the cash to pay £252 EACH for early access tickets for #RobbieWilliamsXXV doesn’t make you a greater fan than any of the remainder of us – it simply way you’ve got a better source of revenue.’; ‘£107 for a price ticket so prime up it will give me vertigo

‘”Phenomenal call for” within the “inexpensive” seats on the again. You’ll be taking part in to an empty entrance if do not do something positive about the seated costs. Majority of seats within the nearer blocks are on as platinum pricing or album package deal (that we’ve got already pre-‘ordered!) at @AOArena’; 

On sale: The singer, 48, kicks off his XXV UK tour in London on October 9 and it concludes November 1 in Dublin, with prices for front section seats currently listed at £308 at London's O2 Arena and £248 at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Ticketmaster

On sale: The singer, 48, kicks off his XXV UK excursion in London on October 9 and it concludes November 1 in Dublin, with costs for entrance phase seats recently indexed at £308 at London’s O2 Arena and £248 at Glasgow’s OVO Hydro on Ticketmaster

‘Robbie Williams tickets on presale these days – £165 in keeping with price ticket for Level 1 seats on the o2. In context I paid approx £65 each and every for Stereophonics tickets and were given truly just right seats on the o2.’; ‘@robbiewilliams your costs are insane.’;

‘Fair play to Robbie Williams on his try to forestall price ticket touting by means of merely charging greater than touts within the first position’; ‘I’m lacking a excursion for the primary time as a result of I simply can’t justify those costs. I paid £45 to sit down in seats on the O2 to peer any other nice band lately. Over £300 for a similar seats for this display is ridiculous. Please remember’; ‘Don’t thoughts just a little of @robbiewilliams however the price ticket costs for his excursion are insane. No approach I’m paying £170+ for a seat. Definitely giving this excursion a pass over.’

On the Ticketmaster web site it states that tickets ‘range in value pushed by means of call for from enthusiasts, very similar to airline tickets and resort rooms. By the usage of this dynamic pricing, we give enthusiasts a chance to soundly purchase legitimate tickets for the occasions they love proper as much as the date of the display.’

MailOnline has contacted Robbie’s representatives for remark. 

Fuming: Taking to Twitter, shocked fans expressed their anger at the steep prices, which come amid a hike in inflation and the cost of living

Fuming: Taking to Twitter, stunned enthusiasts expressed their anger on the steep costs, which come amid a hike in inflation and the price of residing

Robbie’s XXV excursion will coincide along with his album of the similar title, which is about for unencumber on September 9, which can mark 25 years as a solo artist.

The former Take That megastar recorded orchestral variations of his biggest hits with the Dutch jazz and dad orchestra, Metropole Orkest, to have a good time 1 / 4 of a century because the unencumber of his debut solo album, 1997’s Life Thru A Lens.

The Rock DJ hitmaker, 48, posed bare on a statue for the album’s placing art work, which is an interpretation of The Thinker by means of French sculptor Auguste Rodin, with simply his legs and arms protecting his manhood.

In a press unencumber, Robbie mentioned: ‘I’m so excited to announce my new album ‘XXV’ which celebrates a lot of my favorite songs from the previous 25 years. 

‘Each monitor has a distinct position in my middle so it used to be an actual thrill to document them once more with the Metropole Orkest. Can’t watch for you all to listen to it.’

The Supreme hitmaker – who has Teddy, 9, Charlie, seven, Coco, 3, and 17-month-old Beau with spouse Ayda Field – will hit the street in enhance of the LP, alternatively, he has admitted he does not wish to fail to spot his younger children rising up, so he does not wish to excursion broadly and pass lengthy sessions with out seeing his brood.

Speaking to the Daily Star Robbie mentioned: ‘I’m making plans to excursion the album, however I’m additionally understanding the best way to be a dad.

‘I noticed a documentary with an actor speaking about how he didn’t see his children develop up.

‘I’ve been fascinated by that an terrible lot, particularly popping out of COVID the place I’ve had two-and-a-half years with my children.’

He added: ‘I felt a charlatan when I used to be having huge good fortune. That feeling continues to be there, however it takes a again seat. I’m extra in keep an eye on now.

‘It’s in regards to the paintings now, the sensation of, ‘Daddy is going to work now. Happiness wise, I’m the most efficient I’ve ever been.’

Family life: Robbie - who has Teddy, nine, Charlie, seven, Coco, three, and 17-month-old Beau with wife Ayda Field - will hit the road in support of the LP but doesn't want to tour extensively and go long periods without seeing his brood

Family lifestyles: Robbie – who has Teddy, 9, Charlie, seven, Coco, 3, and 17-month-old Beau with spouse Ayda Field – will hit the street in enhance of the LP however does not wish to excursion broadly and pass lengthy sessions with out seeing his brood

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