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Jonathan Ross to quiz Sylvester Stallone live on stage at the London Palladium

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IT HAS just been announced that award-winning TV chat show host, Jonathan Ross, is the interviewer who will quiz movie legend Sylvester Stallone live on stage.

Produced by Rocco Buonvino and Joe Ricotta, An Evening with Sylvester Stallone is at the London Palladium on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

Sylvester Stallone, the star, writer, producer and director of almost 90 movies and the only actor in history to open a Number One film across five decades, has promised to get up close and personal with his UK fans, sharing private moments and unique insights from his long career, from the breakthrough Rocky to his latest blockuster movie franchise, The Expendables.

Jonathan Ross, OBE, is a stalwart of British TV, currently on ITV with his Saturday night chat shows. He presented over 200 episodes of his iconic BBC1 chat show, Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, which won five BAFTA Awards. From 2001 to 2010, Ross was host of the BBC1 flagship film show.

His BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning Jonathan Ross Show won four Sony Awards and ran from 1999 until 2010. He has hosted the BAFTAS and currently hosts the British Comedy Awards on Channel 4.

Producer Rocco Buonvino has staged some of the biggest global entertainment events, from sold-out concerts to musical theatre productions and bespoke events with superstar artists. His achievements include organising and staging the world premiere of Robin Gibb’s Titanic Requiem Concert at Westminster Central Hall and The Soldiers Charity Concert at the London Palladium.

His other musical credits include promoting and staging shows by world renowned artists such as Cliff Richard, Rod Stewart, The Chemical Brothers and Duran Duran. He was also responsible for the star studded Beatles Symphonica, a spectacular orchestral concert of pure classical interpretations celebrating the music of the Beatles. Held at the Royal Albert Hall, star performers included Dame Shirley Bassey, Tony Christie, Beverley Knight and Susan Black.

In June 2013, Rocco Buonvino presented the sold-out, acclaimed An Evening with Al Pacino, also at the London Palladium.

Tickets: £45 – £350 (strictly limited) + booking fee. Available from the box office on 08442 439 475 or online at

Time: 7.30pm.