By JODY THOMPSON
Do what you like: Robbie Williams scoops up some snow ready for a snowball fight in Stockholm last night
He might be out of the country and missing the UK's big freeze - but Robbie Williams still managed to have a snowball fight last night.
The star was with the newly reunited Take That in Stockholm when he indulged in some icy fun with fans.
Robbie, joined by Gary Barlow, Jason Orange, Howard Donald and Mark Owen, lobbed handfuls of the white stuff outside their hotel in the Swedish capital.
Patience: Robbie creeps up behind Jason Orange and Howard Donald with a handful of ice
The man band were in the city to perform on the country's Skavlan chat show to promote their new album Progress.
Take That and Robbie Williams' first LP together in over a decade achieved the biggest-selling opening week sales of any album for 13 years back here in the UK.
It sold almost 520,000 copies last week - more than the rest of the album charts Top 10 put together, according to the Official Charts Company.
The last album to exceed sales of 500,000 copies was Oasis's Be Here Now, which sold 663,000 in its first chart week in 1997.
(Get you) back for good: A laughing Jason grabs a wodge of snow and prepares to retaliate against Robbie
Reach out: Robbie waits for the impending icy onslaught
Progress, the band's sixth studio album and fifth Number One, is the first to feature the band's original line up since 1995's Somebody Else.
Next year, Take That will embark on a huge tour around the UK and Europe which caused internet meltdown when tickets went on sale.
As well as topping the album charts, the lads are also currently at Number Two with new single The Flood.
Watch the boys performing the track on Skavlan last night below.
Greatest day: Jason gives fans one last chance to throw snowballs at him before retreating into the hotel lobby with the rest of the lads
Saturday, 27 November 2010
By JODY THOMPSON