TWO Elton John fans who were listening to his gig from a petrol station forecourt ended up with seats just metres from the stage.
They listened to the start of the show and watched the corner of the big screen.
Then a random act of kindness gave the couple their dream tickets to the gig.
Angela, 57, of Jacksons Walk, Colchester, got chatting to a woman who was crying on the forecourt when the conversation turned to Sir Elton.
Angela said: “She said she’d had a disagreement with her husband.
“She asked if we were going to the show and I told her I didn’t have a lot of money so I couldn’t afford to go to see him, so we’d come down to the garage to listen to him.
“While we were talking she asked if I had a cigarette so I gave her one and lit it.
“Then when her partner came out she reached into his pocket and pulled out two tickets, put her arms around me and said: ‘Here, you go and enjoy yourself.”
“I was saying: ‘No, no, no’, but she just kept saying: ‘You go and enjoy yourselves.’”
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