BRITAIN GET SINGING: CELEBRITY TEAMS REVEALED FOR ITV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Britain Get Singing, a 90-minute Christmas extravaganza is coming to ITV and ITVX this festive season, supporting ITV’s groundbreaking mental health campaign Britain Get Talking.
Hosted by Roman Kemp, the tv event will see a number of groups comprised of stars from TV’s biggest shows go head-to-head in a spectacular sing-off, undoubtedly bringing sparkle to the screens this Christmas.
Taking to the stage, the groups will put their vocal prowess to the test as they look to impress the studio audience and Super Panel made up of some of TV’s most iconic judges - The Voice UK’s will.i.am, Britain’s Got Talent’s Alesha Dixon and Starstruck’s Adam Lambert and Jason Manford.
Emmerdale: Lisa Riley, Mark Charnock, Jay Kontzle, Olivia Bromley, Daisy Campbell, Bradley Johnson and Lawrence Robb.
Coronation Street:Michael Le Vell, Sue Devaney, Rob Mallard, Jodie Prenger, Daniel Brocklebank and Channique Sterling-Brown.
Loose Women: Brenda Edwards, Coleen Nolan, Denise Welch, Judi Love, Linda Robson and Kelle Bryan.
Love Island: Tasha Ghouri, Antigoni Buxton, Andrew Le Page, Danica Taylor, Luca Bish and Paige Thorne.
The Chase: Anne Hegerty, Jenny Ryan and Darragh Ennis.
Shining a light on the importance of looking after mental wellbeing by connecting with others, this star-studded special will also feature inspiring clips in which the stars discuss their own experiences of mental health.
Katie Rawcliffe, ITV’s Head of Entertainment Commissioning said: “Our viewers’ favourite famous faces are ready to pull out all the stops in a bid to impress the audience and our stellar panel of judges. Britain Get Singing is sure to add some much-needed Christmas magic to screens later this year.”
Susie Braun, ITV’s Director of Social Purpose said: “Since it launched in 2019, Britain Get Talking has seen over a hundred of the nation’s best-loved celebrities encouraging the nation to connect with each other...
"Britain Get Singing will see even more join that number as part of this Christmas treat with an important message: we can all nurture our mental wellbeing by getting together.”
Richard Cowles, Managing Director of Lifted Entertainment said: “Britain Get Singing will bring together the stars from your favourite TV shows to battle it out with some spectacular vocal performances in front of an audience and a panel of superstar judges...
"We’re pleased to be working with Britain Get Talking to bring this warm, humour-packed talent show to ITV’s Christmas schedule.”
Britain Get Talking is supported by Mind and YoungMinds, and by SAMH in Scotland, to encourage people to look after their mental health by connecting with others.
*As reported by The Sun