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83,000 paid for Zeppelin tickets
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Tickets for the Led Zeppelin reunion originally cost 125 each
A Led Zeppelin fan has paid 83,000 for two tickets to the rock band's reunion concert, as part of an auction for the BBC's Children in Need.

BBC Radio 2 listener Kenneth Donnell, from Glasgow, paid to see the band rehearse and perform on 10 December.

Listeners also bid 250,000 to have Aled Jones and Katie Melua perform an intimate gig, and 100,000 for VIP passes to 2008's F1 British Grand Prix.

Children in Need is raising funds for disadvantaged young people in the UK.

Led Zeppelin's three remaining members play together for the first time since 1988 in December's sold-out concert.

Pete Townshend, Bill Wyman and Paolo Nutini will also perform at the show, which is a tribute to Ahmet Ertegun, the late founder of Atlantic Records.

Tickets went on sale for 125 each in October.

Originally scheduled for 26 November, the concert was postponed for two weeks because guitarist Jimmy Page fractured a finger.

Other winners in Radio 2's Auction of Things That Money Can't Buy included Sir Tom Hunter, who paid 100,000 for two VIP passes to the 2008 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Earlier this week Martin Ainscough, from Wigan, bid 250,000 to have Aled Jones and Katie Melua perform at Revolution in Manchester to raise funds for the Prince's Trust.

Children in Need culminates with a fundraising TV show on BBC One from 1900 GMT on Friday.


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