Russell Watson and Joe McElderry are just two of the acts on tonight's bill of entertainment to celebrate Sir Bobby Robson's life.
Russell Watson will be performing two of Sir Bobby's favourite, "Barcelona" and "Land of Hope and Glory", whilst Joe McElderry will sing anthem "Nessun Dorma" and "Don't Stop Believing."
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