Gary Barlow & Friends is a TV show performed by Take That lead singer and The X Factor UK judge Gary Barlow recorded live at the Manchester Apollo, and issued on 1st January 2013. The performances include collaboration with English comedian and actor Peter Kay, his fellow The X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger, English songwriter Mark Owen and British boy band JLS.
James Corden and Gary Barlow head out on a road trip for this BBC One documentary, as James gets up close and personal with the man behind the music of his youth and discusses Gary’s meteoric pop comeback. Gary Barlow has had one of the most incredible stories in pop history. We follow Gary’s near-25-year career, from how his career began, the Take That phenomenon, the wilderness years as the industry he loves cast him aside, and the darker times which have inspired his lyrics.
One of our biggest music stars Gary Barlow faces his toughest gig when he heads to the harsh terrain of Afghanistan to perform an exclusive concert for British troops. The morale-boosting visit sees the X Factor judge spend two days with soldiers, sailors and airmen, both Regular and Reservist, experiencing life on the base and culminating in a one-off performance in front of around 1,000 troops. Travelling around 4,000 miles to Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, our cameras are granted exclusive access to follow the superstar as he gains an invaluable insight into life in camp for these extraordinary servicemen and women.