Michelle Keegan on “date night” with pals while Mark’s in LA with Khloe Kardashian

They're 5,000 miles apart again

They spend most of their relationship on different sides of the Atlantic, which means sometimes Michelle Keegan has to make do with date nights without her husband, Mark Wright.

And on Thursday night she had one with her brother and male pal, Anthony Cooper.

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Michelle is close to her brother (left) and pal, Anthony (credit: adc87 Instagram)

The My Girl actress took to Instagram to show off videos from her night at famous Chigwell restaurant, Sheesh.

Captioning it “date night”, Michelle tagged in her brother, Andrew, 29, and Anthony, as they enjoyed an epic-looking meal and performance from the House of Funk dance group.

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Michelle and her brother are close (credit: michkeegan Instagram)

The restaurant also posted a video of Michelle, 31, as she arrived at the venue.

They asked her if she was ready for the show.

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The TV star said she was excited to be there (credit: sheeshchigwell Instagram)

The TV star confirmed she was: “So excited”.

The Essex restaurant is popular among celebrities, particularly the cast of The Only Way is Essex.

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Adam didn’t look overly thrilled to be there (credit: sheeshchigwell Instagram)

Love Island stars Adam and Zara also recently posed for pictures there.

Mark and Michelle have also enjoyed regular nights out there together – when he’s been in the country.

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The pair have enjoyed date nights in Chigwell (credit: sheeshchigwell Instagram)

Meanwhile, Mark has returned to work as a presenter for US entertainment show Extra.

He posted a hilarious video of himself interviewing the one and only Khloe Kardashian.

Khloe is promoting her new range of activewear with Essex native Emma Grede.

The three laughed and joked over the Essex accent, with Mark, 31, encouraging the famous reality star to try it out.

The former TOWIE star captioned the video: “When I got @khloekardashian to take off @emmagrede and my essex accent. Not too bad at all !!

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The former reality star got to interview a fellow reality star (credit: wrighty_ Instagram)

She didn’t do too well, but fans loved it anyway, writing: “Ahhhhh this is why i love Khole a living legend 💖💖”.

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Mark and Michelle, who have been married three years, are apart again, following a quick holiday to Spain last week.

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The married pair did get some time together last week (credit: wrighty_ Instagram)

TV star Mark shared videos from BH Mallorca, at the Island Beach Club, where he was performing a DJ set, as his friends and wife cheered him on.

The group, which included the stars’ close friends, Rachael Antal, Chrissy Carroll and Will Lee-Kemp, then took a boat trip.

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Michelle sat at the back with pals (credit: wrighty_ Instagram)

Mark shared a series of videos of the sea whizzing past, while Michelle and her friends hung off the back of the boat, soaking up some sun.

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Looks like they’re enjoying themselves together and apart. And Michelle, FYI, we are always available for date nights, should you need.

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