Original Wiggles line-up reuniting for over-18s pub show

The original Wiggles line-up Anthony Field, Greg Page, Jeff Fatt and Murray Cook will be playing pub shows next year.
The original Wiggles line-up Anthony Field, Greg Page, Jeff Fatt and Murray Cook will be playing pub shows next year.  Photo: Supplied

The Wiggles have announced they'll be playing over-18s pub gigs in February next year for charity.

The show will coincide with the Wiggles' 25th anniversary of children's entertainment, but the celebrations will be for adults only. 

It'll be the first time in 10 years the original members of the famous children's band have played together. 

Blue Wiggle Anthony Field first floated the idea on social media, asking followers if they would be interested. 

The idea received so many Facebook and Twitter likes, many of whom were fans as children, that Field managed to convince the original members - Greg Page, Jeff Fatt and Murray Cook to agree. 

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The original red-skivvy wearing Wiggle Murray Cook told Triple M on Friday afternoon, the proceeds of the show will go to an injured veteran and long-time friend of the Wiggles.

He said they'd been asked to do over-18s shows by fans a few times. 

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"A few years ago I was in a bottle shop and the young guy behind the counter went, 'Oh you're in the Wiggles, I love the Wiggles!' So that's where we got the idea."

"The idea is to play the Wiggles songs, most of the kids will know the songs and will sing a long, we might rock it up."  

"Why do you think Jeff had to go to sleep all the time, it was so he wouldn't swear!" 

Cook said they'll definitely be playing one show in Sydney, and the positive response on social media means they"ll think about doing more. 

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