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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration: What to Expect

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration: What to Expect

  • The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration will be broadcast live this Sunday 15th May at 8pm, with HM The Queen invited to attend 
  • Following in the footsteps of events taking place in the same location, include the Golden Jubilee, Diamond Jubilee and 90th Birthday (for which the same production team as this year’s event won a BAFTA)
  • An all-star line up of British and international talent confirmed include Dame Helen Mirren, Tom Cruise, Damian Lewis, Omid Djalili, Adjoa Andoh, Gregory Porter, Martin Clunes, Keala Settle, Alan Titchmarsh and Katherine Jenkins
  • ITV hosts Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham will be delivering the event to the nation from an on-site studio hub from outside the grounds of Windsor Castle
  • National treasures Lord Lloyd Webber, Ant & Dec, Dame Joan Collins, Sir Mo Farah, Dame Maureen Lipman, Sir David Jason, Dame Kelly Holmes, Moira Stuart and Sir Trevor McDonald will also pay tribute to the Queen's 70 years of service.
  • The Greatest Showman star Keala Settle will provide a rendition of 'Sing' written by Gary Barlow and Andrew Lloyd Webber. She will be performing with 54 children from The Commonwealth Youth Choir – each child representing each member of the Commonwealth.
  • The Household Cavalry Musical Ride will be performing a specially choreographed routine whilst Grammy Award winning Gregory Porter sings "Revival". 
  • Over 1300 performers and 500 horses will be taking part in the live spectacle
  • Equestrian, Military and Musical performers will be arriving from around the world including Norway, Switzerland, Oman, Azerbaijan, Canada, India, France, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland. 
  • Some of HM The Queen’s horses and ponies will also be in the arena alongside Carriages from the Royal Mews