A WELL known Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) will take to the stage in an upcoming Eisteddfod fundraiser.

Swapping one type of beat for another is Wrexham PCSO Karl Joseph who will perform at Llangollen Town Hall on Friday, April 19.

The event is the latest in the Live in Llangollen Town Hall fundraising gigs to raise money for the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod’s charity. 

It comes just 70 days before Bryan Adams takes to the stage before a procession of international stars including Simple Minds, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Jess Glynne, folk Superstars Calan, West End stars Kerry Ellis and John Owen-Jones and Tom Jones perform in the biggest Llangollen Eisteddfod for a generation.  

Karl Joseph, a PCSO with North Wales Police, is a familiar face across Llangollen and is fondly known as ‘the Laughing Policeman.’ 

He is well known for providing a reassuring police presence on his beat in Llangollen but known to knock out the odd song.

Denbighshire Free Press: Uncanny Robbie Williams Tribute Act Mike Andrews. Uncanny Robbie Williams Tribute Act Mike Andrews. (Image: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod)

Now, the popular officer will be providing a very different beat at Llangollen Town Hall. This time last year, Karl also appeared on ITV’s Starstruck with his own tribute to Robbie Williams. 

Karl said: “I can’t wait to take the stage at our splendid Town Hall.  I love my job patrolling the local streets of Llangollen but anyone who knows me will tell you how passionate I am about performing. 

"That’s why swapping my stage from the streets of Llangollen to the stage at Llangollen Town Hall is so great. 

"I’ll be performing a mixture of Rock, Country, Pop and Indie songs, from the 70's through to modern songs.  I can’t wait to entertain you.”

Also performing will be Mike Andrews - “Robbie To the MAX’ – a highly acclaimed tribute act. 

Mike Andrews from Denbigh is one of the most accurate Robbie tributes currently available in the UK and is the only one in the world to be endorsed by Robbie Williams himself.

Tickets priced £10 are available from Llangollen Tourist Information Centre on Regent Street, Llangollen or from the Eisteddfod website page.