Chance to see Robbie swing


Robbie Williams One Night at the Palladium (BBC One, 8pm)

Many Robbie Williams fans have their favourite standout gig, whether as part of the band that made him, Take That, or as a solo artist.

In 2001, he took to the Royal Albert Hall and presented his take on Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr’s classics.

It won over a new wave of fans who would normally have given him a wide berth, and for many remains Robbie’s finest hour (and a bit).

On November 8 this year, there was a sense that things had come full circle as he performed at the London Palladium. Of course not everyone was able to witness his latest evening of swing music, so here’s a chance to see what you missed.

Singing tracks from new album Swings Both Ways, he is joined by special guests.

Look Out For: Lily Allen and Rufus Wainwright, and Kermit the Frog and his besotted girlfriend, who was more than a little thrilled to take part.

Miss Piggy says: “Moi is always thrilled to perform at the Palladium, no matter who I have to share the stage with.

“But being up there with moi’s dear friend Robbie Williams and Kermie will make this night even more spectacular!”