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Bob gets wet - but that's show business

It's raining men at the Bristol Hippodrome Photo: Stage Entertainment
Making a splash! It is a glorious feeling but just how do they do it? Credit: Stage Entertainment

Audiences at the Bristol Hippodrome are being treated to a new way to cool down. Those closest to the stage are being splashed by the performers in the West End touring production of Singin' in the Rain.

Bob looks happy here with his Met Office brolly but watch out - he's about to get very wet Credit: ITV News

ITV News weatherman Bob Crampton has been backstage to find out how they make the heavens open. It's a technical triumph that uses 12,000 litres of water every performance. It's wet....very wet!

Bob Crampton gets a soaking at the Bristol Hippodrome all in the name of the weather Credit: ITV News

Find out how it is done on ITV News Westcountry at 6pm