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The Big Reunion: On Tour is underway and ITV2 has unprecedented access as seven of the biggest bands of the 90’s and 00’s embark on a nationwide tour.
Our cameras follow Five, Blue, B*Witched, Liberty X, 911, The Honeyz and Atomic Kitten as they say goodbye to their families and head back on the tour bus.
Following the success of the Big Reunion series and the sell out tour at the Hammersmith Apollo, the bands prepare to get back on stage to perform in front of over 100,000 fans in 14 arenas – from raucous parties, to tears and tantrums, from illnesses to stage malfunctions, The Big Reunion: On Tour captures the highs and lows of life in a pop band.
In tonight’s episode the party is officially over as the bands have to cope with a crippling stomach bug, a twisted ankle, wardrobe disagreements, disasters on stage, a bout of laryngitis, panic attacks and two broken down buses.
The tour is underway as they travel to Newcastle, Aberdeen and Liverpool. Performing to over 10,000 people, the excitement soon turns to nerves as their first night’s performance does not go to plan.
Natasha Hamilton says, “Kerry’s falling apart because her nerves have got the better of her.”
For former couple Lee Brennan from 911 and Lindsay Armaou from B*witched being together on tour stirred up mixed emotions.
Lee says, “Doing the tour with Lindsey it's been fine, we’ve had a right laugh on the bus and I think we’ve both now found the strength to move forward. I think the Big Reunion has helped me move on emotionally with lots of things in my life. You can’t just dwell on the past forever, you’ve got to move forward and that’s what I’ve done.”
Whilst Lindsay adds, “I have found it hard emotionally at times to be in Lee’s space day in, day out. It’s just being together on a bus everyday spending that much time with somebody who you were with for twelve years, it’s not easy. It’s a constant reminder of something painful and the memories that go with that.”