Angry SkyDome bosses
were today investigating the mystery behind the non-appearance of Eastenders star Marc Bannerman last night.
The actor, who plays
Gianni De Marco in the BBC 1 soap, was booked to appear at Ikon
Superclub, but disappointed revellers by failing to turn up.
The complex secured the
appearance of Bannerman months ago, at the same time they agreed
to bring co-star Craig Fairbrass, alias Dan Sullivan, to
Fairbrass delighted Ikon
customers last week and management were looking forward to a
similar reaction to Bannerman.
manager Les Richards apologised to club-goers expecting to see
the star and admitted they felt badly let down.
signed with Marc Bannerman a long while ago and we had fully
committed ourselves to the event.
"Since opening in
October we have prided ourselves on the fact that have not
disappointed customers and it is frustrating that on this
occasion it has been out of our hands.
Marc Bannerman's agent he had full details of the booking, did
not have any clashes and was fully aware of the commitment to
perspective we had everything in place including flyers,
adverts and such like so the no-show has cost us a
considerable amount of money."
The complex is now
attempting to contact Bannerman to establish what happened and
are hoping to have news shortly.
Mr Richards said:
will attempt to get something sorted so that another date is
fixed for Marc.
"We will then do
our utmost to make sure the revellers are looked after
including mail-shots to our regular club-goers and discounted