Take That to reunite? Robbie Williams and Jason Orange consider returning for 25th anniversary

Take That circa 1995. (l-r0 Mark Owen, Howard Donald, Jason Orange, Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow
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Robbie Williams and Jason Orange could both be returning to Take That for a 25th anniversary reunion next year.

The group's debut album, Take That and Party, was released in 1992. To mark its anniversary in 2017, all five members  look set to reunite, potentially for live shows and a TV documentary about their career.

Robbie left the group in 1995, with Orange following suit September 2014.

Remaining members Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen have discussed the project with Robbie, the Daily Mirror reports.

Williams briefly rejoined the group in 2010, and raised fans hopes of a more permanent reunion last year when he tweeted a picture of himself with Gary, Howard and Mark backstage at the O2, with the hastag 


Jason is reportedly willing to mark the anniversary in some capacity, but it's not yet known whether he'll be willing to commit to a full tour.

A source close to the band told the Mirror: “Gary has always been the planner and his mind is now focused on the 25 project.

“Robbie says he is up for coming back and performing again.

"He feels that he is at peace with the group and wants to help commemorate their astonishing rise.”

The group previously hinted at plans for a 25th anniversary tour just over a year ago, and suggested they could be returning with their original five-man line-up in 2017.

In late 2014 Gary Barlow told the Sun's Bizarre column: "Take That is five people. Exactly when they come back is up to them."

Speaking about their upcoming anniversary, Howard Donald added: "We want to do something with the five of us. That will be great."

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