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FriendsFest is coming to London: Here’s what you need to know

NBC’s TV show Friends enjoyed great popularity during its 10 seasons but the show still enjoys a cult following. So fans will be pleased to learn that an interactive fan experience is coming to London.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the FriendsFest event:

1. It’s hosted by Comedy Central

Comedy Central is hosting FriendsFest, a week-long interactive fan experience, in celebration of the fact that they will remain the exclusive TV home of Friends in the U.K. for another four years. The event will be held at The Boiler House on Brick Lane and run from Sept. 16 to Sept. 20.


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2. You’ll get to see the inside of Monica’s apartment

According to The Mirror, the experience will include a full-scale replica of Monica’s apartment and a Central Perk-inspired cafe, as well as an exhibition of memorabilia and set props.

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3. Tickets sold out in record time

The tickets for the event sold out in record time but, don’t worry, there’s still hope. This according to a Comedy Central statement, which reads: “Today, the highly anticipated Comedy Central’s FriendsFest sold out in a record 13 minutes. However, due to the extremely high demand, Comedy Central will be looking at releasing a second batch of tickets soon.”

4. You can sit on the same couch as your favourite cast

According to The Mirror, you can also get your photo taken on the orange sofa that made up a big part of your favourite characters Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Monica, Ross and Chandler’s daily lives — played by Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer and Matthew Perry, respectively.

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There is clearly a lot of excitement surrounding this event, evidenced by the comments on social media.

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