Pop Idol’s pub gig


Herald arts understands that some of the singer’s family, including his grandparents live close by.

A pub regular told us: “It was a big family gathering, and everybody sounded happy.”

Will found fame after winning the first series of Pop Idol in 2002.

His hits include Evergreen, which sold 1.79 million copies on its release in 2002, and remains one of the biggest selling singles of the 21st century.