The long weekend has of course been leading up to the big finale of the star studded Diamond Jubilee Concert, which airs tonight on BBC1 at 7.30pm.
And last night, in BBC documentary Gary Barlow: On Her Majesty’s Service, we saw the details of Gary’s journey to collect musical contributions from all around the commonwealth for the track ‘Sing’, which will of course be played as the centerpiece of tonight’s show.
And ahead of the concert, which will be attended by “senior royals” and of course, a huge audience, both live at the Palace and outside it, where the show will be aired on giant screens, the iconic Queen Victoria Memorial has undergone transformation, with a 360-degree wrap-around stage erected on the famous landmark.
There are lots of special surprises in store, including having eighties band Madness performing their 1982 hit ‘Our House’ on top of Buckingham Palace.
Also performing will be Robbie Williams, Dame Shirley Bassey and of course, Sir Cliff Richard who’ll sing a medley of hits… Read more & comment »