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AMER­I­CAN com­edy star Whoopi Gold­berg, above, will be head­ing to the UK later this year for two show spe­cials.

The Ghost and Sis­ter Act star will be look­ing at cur­rent events and let­ting au­di­ences know what is on her mind and will also be tak­ing part in ques­tion and an­swer ses­sions. Stand-up comic Gina Yashere will be the spe­cial guest at the shows in Leeds and Lon­don in Oc­to­ber.

■ GO to bit.ly/2HZIZF9 for ticket de­tails.

DAME Joan Collins, right, is to tour the UK in a one-woman show look­ing back on her life and ca­reer.

The age­less beauty, who be­came a house­hold name dur­ing the 1980s in long-run­ning US se­ries Dy­nasty, will be talk­ing about life, loves and Hol­ly­wood in her Joan Collins Un­scripted tour in Septem­ber.

■ TOUR dates avail­able from joan­collins.com

EASTENDERS ac­tor David Witts, left, is to make his West End stage de­but in hit mu­si­cal Wicked.

David, who played Joey Bran­ning in the BBC soap, will play Fiyero in the Lon­don pro­duc­tion and says: “Af­ter three amaz­ing years liv­ing and work­ing in Los An­ge­les, I am ex­cited to be get­ting back on stage again and to be com­ing home to make my West End de­but in the in­cred­i­ble mu­si­cal Wicked.”

David will join­ing the cast at the Apollo Vic­to­ria Theatre on July 23.

■ GO to theapollovic­to­ria.com for box of­fice de­tails.

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