HOLLYWOOD producer David Gest surrounded himself with famous friends at his pre-show party.
The I’m A Celebrity star was last night celebrating ahead of the opening night of his My Life! show at the Philharmonic Hall.
The gala dinner at the Adelphi hotel was in aid of the Variety Club North West children’s charity.
Tito Jackson, Kerry Katona, Matt Willis and wife Emma Griffiths, Dean Gaffney and Dean Sullivan made up the guest list.
Motown star Russell Thompkins junior, lead singer with The New Stylistics, performed.
Gest told the ECHO he would put an offer in on a house in Liverpool on Monday.
He said: “There is something very special about Liverpool. I have always loved this city.
“I have a lot of love for the people of Liverpool.”