WEST End star Darren Day will appear in the touring production of Footloose at the King's Theatre.

The show based on the 80s film starring Kevin Bacon will be at the city venue from August 3 to August 8. Pop Idol star Gareth Gates will play Willard in the production.

Darren, 51, has previously starred in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Grease, Summer Holiday and Godspell.

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He also finished third place in the 2016 version of Celebrity Big Brother.

He will play the Reverend Moore in the musical that includes Holding Out for a Hero, Let's Hear It For The Boy and Footloose. 

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