Britain's Got Talent finalists to switch on South Shields Christmas lights.

Loveable Rogues backstage at the Barclaycard Wireless Festival 2012 at Hyde Park in London. Credit: Ian West / PA

Finalists from Britain's Got Talent 2012, Loveable Rogues, will be switching on the Christmas lights in South Shields town centre today.

Band members Eddie Brett, Sonny Jay and Té Eugene, will be pushing the button to illuminate the town centre as part of the celebrations.

For more information about the Christmas lights switch on click here.