Rolf Harris will be released from prison on Friday and is due to appear in person at his indecent assault trial next week, a jury has been told.
Mr Harris, from Bray, Berkshire, is being tried at Southwark Crown Court on four counts of indecent assault against three teenagers between 1971 and 1983.
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The judge said Mr Harris, who denies all charges, will be granted bail.
Jurors have already been told Mr Harris, 87, was convicted and sentenced following a trial in 2014.
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Mr Harris had been attending his trial via video link.
The court is currently hearing evidence from his second alleged victim, who claims he assaulted her in 1978 at a sports event in Cambridge when she was 16.
The trial will not be sitting on Friday.
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