Robbie Williams Wished Well By Gary Barlow As He Kicks Off London O2 Arena Residency

23 November 2012, 13:23 | Updated: 23 November 2012, 13:32

The 'Candy' singer performed his biggest show solo show for six years in the capital last night.

Robbie Williams kicked off his three-night residency at London's O2 Arena last night (22nd November) – performing his biggest solo shows since 2006.

The 'Millenium' star was also wished well by good friend and Take That bandmate Gary Barlow before taking to the stage for his first gig.

He tweeted: "Have a great show tonight @robbiewilliams #O2london"

The singer was also joined by his long-standing songwriting partner Guy Chambers on piano for a couple of songs as he performed in front of a star-studded audience.

Comedian Alan Carr was full of praise for the 'She's The One' singer and admitted he wants to get him on his TV show in the near future.

"Just seen @robbiewilliams at the 02 - amazing - what a showman!! Now how can I get him on @chattyman hmmmmn!!!!" he wrote.

You can check out a picture of Robbie performing at London's O2 Arena last night below:

The star's shows are also all being recorded to make instant live albums which the crowd can pick up immediately after the show finishes.

Speaking ahead of the gigs, the singer said he was going to "eat it up" declaring he will have the audience in the "palm of his hand".

Robbie will perform the second of the three night's at the venue this evening (23rd November  with the final show taking place tomorrow.