Wearing his DJ hat, the Red Dwarf actor will be bringing the Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club - Late Night to Swindon’s Meca in Regent Circus, on Saturday.

Craig’s show on BBC 6 Music has welcomed a whole army of soul stars since he began in 2002, including James Brown, Paul Weller and Primal Scream. Candi Staton and the late Amy Winehouse Following the first hugely successful run of sci fi classic Red Dwarf, where Craig starred as Lister,the actor spent 10 years on the evergreen soapCoronation Street.

This year he sky rocketed back on to our TV screens with Red Dwarf Series XII, rejoining spaceship mates Chris Barrie, Danny John-Jules and Robert Llewellyn.

The DJ is also known for his presenting skills as host of TV’s Robot Wars, where teams battle it out with their home-made, radio controlled robots fighting against each other.In Swindon. Guest DJs on Saturday will be Darren Westlake and The Mighty Raj and Glynn Prince. Tickets are £18.70 from www.gigantic.com/the-craig-charles-funk-and-soul-club-meca-2018-01-20-22-30