Rod Stewart and Alexandra Burke will perform for the Queen at the Festival of Remembrance tonight in honour of Britain's war dead.
The televised event, staged at the Royal Albert Hall in London, will include a performance by the Military Wives choir whose members all have partners who have served in Afghanistan.
Other royal guests at the event will include the Duke of Edinburgh, Duke of York, the Princess Royal and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Prince Michael of Kent.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will be absent tonight and tomorrow as they are in Australia and New Zealand on a Jubilee tour, while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will also not be present tonight, but are expected tomorrow.
The evening will be hosted by BBC broadcaster Huw Edwards.
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