Comedian Eddie Izzard has played some of the most prestigious concert halls and areas in the world, now he’s headed to Banff Academy.
The world famous jokester is making a one-off special performance at the secondary school on Saturday, with tickets set to disappear fast.
Also famed for his acting talents, Eddie is currently filming in Portsoy for the remake of Scottish comedy Whisky Galore.
Doing a benefit gig at Banff Academy, Scotland http://t.co/BWONPVTS92 7:30pm Sat 8th. Tix available 8.30am-4pm in person from the school
— Eddie Izzard (@eddieizzard) August 5, 2015
The original was released in 1949 and the plot is based on the real-life 1941 shipwreck of the S.S Politician near the island of Eriskay.
Eddie will donate half the proceeds of the Banff Academy gig to the school and the Portsoy Scout Hut fund.
Banff academy Head Andrew Ritchie said: “Having spent time in the area and seen for himself how beautiful the surroundings are, it is fantastic that he wants to put something back into the community.”
First Portsoy & Fordyce Explorer Scouts leader, Neil Murray is “extremely grateful” for the promised donation.
Tickets for are priced at £25 per person and available from the school office today on a first-come, first-served basis.
The performance starts at 7.30pm on Saturday.