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JAKE’S STAGING A RETURN
HOLLYWOOD star Jake Gyllenhaal is to return to the West End stage for the first time in 18 years.
The Brokeback Mountain actor, above, will appear in Sunday In The Park With George at the Savoy Theatre in London next year. He first appeared in the musical in New York with Annaleigh Ashford and they will both be reprising their roles for the 12-week UK run next June.
Jake says: “Performing Sunday In The Park With George with the brilliant Annaleigh Ashford was one of the greatest joys of my career.”
■ Go to thesavoytheatre.com for ticket details.
JOSH IS STANDING UP FOR HIMSELF
THE Last Leg regular Josh Widdicombe, right, is back with a new stand up tour.
Bit Much... sees Josh offering a night of grumbles and jokes as he tackles topics ranging from Advent calendars and pesto to the closing time of his local park. The 38-date tour runs from October 3.
■ Go to joshwiddicombe.com for ticket information.
DANCE, IN THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY
STRICTLY Come Dancing’s Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag, inset, will be bringing audiences a touch of Hollywood glamour with their new UK tour Dance Those Magical Movies.
It launches in January and includes classics from films like Singin’ In The Rain and The Wizard Of Oz as well as The Greatest Showman and Moulin Rouge. Anton says: “We want to bring a red carpet premiere performance to every venue.”
■ Tour details available from antonanderinlive.co.uk
Jake Gyllenhaal is reprising a magical musical moment