Johnny Vegas to get his hair cut... by a rugby league legend | Charity stunt to air on Channel 4

Johnny Vegas to get his hair cut... by a rugby league legend

Charity stunt to air on Channel 4

comedyMost of us are having to go without a haircut during the current lockdown.
But Johnny Vegas is to have his locks shorn cut live– by St Helens rugby league legend Paul Sculthorpe, using clippers at the end of a six-foot pole.

Vegas said: ‘With bedhead this bad, I’m in desperate need of a trim. While obeying safe distancing, I’m willing to let former Saints legend Paul Sculthorpe loose with clippers and a six-foot pole.Will I look like I’ve just stepped out of a Salon or a saloon?’

The comedian is putting his locks up for the chop to raise money for the Steve Prescott Foundation whose volunteers – including himself – are delivering food from local pub The Eccleston Arms to frontline NHS staff,  the elderly and vulnerable in St Helens.

Last week, Vegas’s work with the charity was highlighted by Gladiator star Russell Crowe. the Hollywood actor delivered a message to the people of St Helens during the coronavirus pandemic.

His haircut will be broadcast live on Friday's edition of The Steph Show, hosted by Steph McGovern from her home, which airs on Channel 4 midday daily.

Published: 9 Apr 2020

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