The Trouble With Being Des tour has begun with a sellout first night at Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre. That was just half the story though.

There was only one spare seat in the audience, beside a man called John from Dalmuir who had just split up with his girlfriend hours before the gig. John became a feature of the gig then a star of Capital Radio as Des made it his mission to find John a new girlfriend.

After a nationwide contest the mission succeeded as John and Caitlin got together live on the Capital Breakfast Show.

“I’d ripped into John all night at the Citizens so I had to make it up to him. If John and Caitlin get married I’m definitely hosting that wedding.”

The Trouble With Being Des tour continues. Ticket information here at