TICKETS to see comedian Alan Carr in Chipping Norton sold out in a record 42 minutes, while tickets for his Banbury performance go on sale this morning.

The Theatre in Chipping Norton, is hosting a work-in-progress gig by Mr Carr, aka Chatty Man, on March 18, and he is appearing at the Mill Arts Centre in Banbury on March 9.

Banbury tickets go on sale at 10am, and can be purchased on 01295 279002.

The Chipping Norton theatre said last night it will be releasing a small number of extra tickets. Call 01608 642350.