The Oscar-winning star plays two gigs to support his new album 'Private Radio'...

Oscar-winning actor BILLY BOB THORNTON is to play two live concerts in LONDON in September to coincide with the release of his new album ‘PRIVATE RADIO’.

The star, currently a paparazzi favourite as Mr Angelina Jolie, will play The Scalaon September 24 and 25. The album will be released through Lost Highway on September 24.

It had been unclear whether Thornton would travel to the UK for the shows having recently professed a refusal to fly ever again. This seems to have been overcome. Thornton is a drummer and vocalist.