ITV have announced some of the fantastic talent who will perform at The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration, which will broadcast live on ITV later this spring.
Joining hosts, Ant and Dec, will be Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli, actor and British tenor, Alfie Boe, “Star Wars” leading man John Boyega, singer songwriter James Blunt and, one of Britain’s best loved actors, Jim Carter. Documentary film maker and actor, Martin Clunes OBE, multi Brit Award nominee, Jess Glynne, mezzo-soprano, Katherine Jenkins OBE, one of Britain’s greatest soul singers, Beverley Knight MBE, Golden Globe and Emmy winning actor Damian Lewis OBE and three times Brit Award winner Kylie Minogue OBE will also be performing. Academy Award winning actress Dame Helen Mirren, “Absolutely Fabulous” creator, comedian and actress, Jennifer Saunders, stage and screen actress Imelda Staunton CBE and presenter and horticulturalist Alan Titchmarsh MBE will also participate in this landmark celebration.
This incredible array of stars will take to the stage whilst performers in the arena will include The Oman Royal Cavalry, Chilean Huasos, The New Zealand Army Band, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Azerbaijani horses and riders, State Carriages from The Royal Mews, The South Australian Police Band, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, The Fijian Army Dancers and Band, 100 Military and Commonwealth Pipers and The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
This national celebratory event will take place in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and will see the best of British talent join more than 900 horses and 1500 participants for what promises to be a spectacular evening.
The celebration will tell the story of The Queen’s remarkable life from her birth in 1926, through World War Two, to her Coronation in 1953 and a reign spanning more than 60 years.
Ant and Dec said “We are honoured to be hosting this special celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday. This spectacular evening will bring together some of the best known names in the entertainment world who will perform with 900 horses and 1500 participants to mark this very special birthday.”