LEGENDARY actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles is one of the UK’s most beloved Funk and Soul DJ’s and he is bringing his legendary Funk & Soul Club Night to Bridgwater.

From Robot Wars to Red Dwarf, Craig has now grounded himself as a Funk & Soul icon after 10 years of broadcasting on BBC 6 Music with a primetime Saturday night show.

Craig will now be bring some of that magic to Bridgwater’s The Blake Hall venue on October 5.

“When BBC 6Music asked me to do a radio show I only had one condition, it has to be a funk & soul show otherwise I wasn’t interested”. And so the Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show was born, pioneering 6Music radio show from its dawn in 2002.

Live every Saturday night with an assortment of classic gems and emerging artists, Craig has garnered global support as one of the UK’s foremost Funk and Soul commentators, DJ’s and promoters of new music.

The show has become a European benchmark for artists who want to connect directly with their fans.

“Since its inception I have been interested in all varieties of soul and funk music, without imposing any barriers and I am just as enthusiastic about fresh new talent as I am about the classic artists from the golden age of the 60s and 70s”.

Craig has captivated crowds throughout the UK - the Maestro of funk has played at festivals such as, Love Box, Park Life, Festival no 6, Wychwood Festival, Common People, Mostly Jazz funk and soul festival to name but a few.

Highlighting 2016, Craig recently played to over 10,000 people at the world famous Arcadia and Shangri-La stage in Glastonbury. With a jammed packed year, the funk and soul train keeps movin’ along without a stop in sight.

Tickets £17.50 Buy online ents24.com/bridgwater-events/blake-hall