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Bolton Comedian achieves childhood dream by switching the lights on at Blackpool Illuminations.
He got the crowds to count down from 14 before he flicked the big swtich.
He's been speaking to our correspondent Caroline Whitmore
The stars have come out on stage for the famous Blackpool Illuminations big switch on.
Little Mix, Texas, Union J, Pixie Lott and Mat Cardle are just some of the acts appearing tonight at the Headland Arena.
Bolton Comedian Peter Kay has been given the honour of flicking the switch, to turn on the 5 miles of lights.
Thousands are expected to flock to Blackpool tonight for this year's switch on of the world famous illuminations.
Bolton comedian Peter Kay will flick the switch just after 9pm - marking the start of a three-day music festival.
The lights will shine on the Promenade every night from then, until 9th November.
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