Champions League remaining chaos: John Bishop and Damien Lewis left stranded in Paris after flight is delayed for six hours
Comic John Bishop and actor Damien Lewis revealed they had been stranded on a aircraft for six hours after travelling to Paris to look at the Champions League remaining.
Liverpool misplaced to Actual Madrid 1-0 on the Stade de France, simply north of town, on Saturday night.
The sport was overshadowed by the policing at the match when folks had been tear-gassed and concerned in clashes with authorities.
Nevertheless, the British duo had a barely completely different expertise after sharing a string of tweets about how their flight house from the match was delayed for greater than six hours.
Lewis began the thread of posts by sharing: “With @johnbishop100 on our means house from Paris. Prime lad. YNWA.”
In addition they posed for a selfie collectively whereas they had been onboard the flight.
However 5 hours later, the pair had been again on social media to confess they had been nonetheless caught on the tarmac
Bishop wrote: “I managed to get a seat on a membership constitution flight from Paris. This felt like a win after I bought on with @lewis_damian. Greater than 5 hours later and now we have not moved. I want I had bought the prepare.”
An hour later, the flight had nonetheless not taken off.
Lewis, who is understood for his roles in Homeland and Billions, wrote: “Make that six hours me and @JohnBishop100 day two within the Large Brother Home.”
The pair then shared a snap of them collectively within the cockpit.
Lewis mentioned: “S’alright @JohnBishop100 and me have had an thought.”
In a while, Bishop went on condemn the actions of French authorities on the match on Twitter.
He mentioned: “On the gate in Paris – been right here for 25 minutes and no one has been allowed in – disgraceful remedy of followers who’re displaying an unbelievable stage of persistence.”
Shambolic scenes occurred exterior the bottom after supporters with tickets had been made to attend in big queues to get into the stadium, earlier than French police used tear fuel.
Some had been saved out ready exterior for a big a part of the primary half and followers spoke of officers pointing weapons at them after the sport.
A press release from Prefecture de Police, the Parisian police power, mentioned queues shaped after followers arrived with out tickets.
Nevertheless, Liverpool later launched a press release calling for a radical investigation into occasions exterior the bottom.
A Overseas Workplace spokesperson mentioned: “Our consular workers are supporting people who’ve been affected by the occasions in Paris, and are in contact with native authorities.”