Robbie Williams rejoins Take That for special concert for charity
Robbie Williams is set to rejoin Take That for a special lockdown concert to raise money for charity.
The singer will join his former bandmates Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Gary Barlow for a special virtual gig which will take place on May 29.
According to reports, Robbie, 46, and the rest of the group agreed on a “huge undisclosed fee” with financial services giant BGL Group to do the concert.
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The group have promised fans that they will perform from “their homes to yours” during the coronavirus pandemic and they will perform a medley of five of Take That’s biggest hits.
A source revealed: "The amount of money involved to make this happen is hundreds of thousands of pounds.
“The gig will go out into people's homes over the internet and each band member will be performing from their own homes so they won't actually be together.
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They added to The Sun: "They can't be physically reunited because of travel restrictions and corona rules but it is still them all coming together to perform their hits, something no one has seen in a long time.”
Take That said of the upcoming performance: “This is a world first for us! Reuniting with our old friend online for a one-off performance! It’s always great getting back together with Robbie and we are really excited to be part of this unique show that everyone can enjoy from home.
“We are also delighted to be supporting Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation around this show, two charities very close to our hearts.”
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Robbie added: “I am really looking forward to performing with the boys again — it’s always a pleasure.
“Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation are both such brilliant charities and I’m thrilled to be supporting them around this show.
“If we can’t go to the stadium…we’ll bring the stadium to us.”
Robbie quit the group in 1995 before pursuing a successful solo career. Take That split a year later but reformed without Robbie in 2005.
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