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Gary Barlow stops Take That’s Utilita Arena Birmingham show and quips “whose idea was that?”

Take That frontman Gary Barlow quipped “whose idea was that?” as the band took the Utilita Arena stage Tuesday night. Take That – made up of Gary, Mark Owen and Howard Donald – began a six-night run at the Birmingham venue as part of their This Life On Tour.

And the trio were in top form when they took to the Utilita Arena stage on opening night on Tuesday, May 14. The band entered the stage through a fake TV screen with Keep Your Head Up, before launching into Windows and Giants.



The stage set-up featured two huge staircases which Take That ran up and down several times during Days I Hate Myself from their latest album.

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As they ran up the stairs, Gary joked, “Shit. Whose idea was it to have these stairs?” Other hits that feature in the set list include Pray, Patience, Shine, Rule The World and Never Forget.

Take That will play Birmingham’s Utilita Arena on Wednesday 15th May, then Friday 17th May until Monday 20th May. There are limited tickets available for the shows on The Ticket Factory, Ticketmaster and Gigs and Tours.