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Comedian cancels Hertford gig after getting a train to...Hereford

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A comedian was forced to cancel a gig after turning up at the wrong town - 150 miles away from where he was supposed to be performing.

Seann Walsh was booked in to perform in Hertford last night, around 45 minutes north of London by train.

But he had to cancel his gig at Hertford Theatre after getting the town confused with Hereford, on the other side of the country near the Welsh border.

He only realised his mistake when he arrived at its rail station and took to Twitter to apologise to his fans.

Walsh then posted a series of tweets about his unexpected night, including how it would take him four hours to get home, only for his train to then be

Walsh added: "I'd just like to apologise again to HerTford. Sorry."

Fans were quick to poke fun at the comic's questionable geography knowledge.

Peter Bellamy tweeted: "Reminds me of you arriving late for the Brighton Comedy gala a couple of years ago after you got on the wrong train" while Shaun Weager wrote: "This is also like when you went to the wrong Hayes."

One woman did, however, show some gratitude for Walsh's mistake. Emma Smith said: "Thanks for letting me have my husband back tonight... He's a tech at Hertford Theatre..."

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