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Lee Mack to host this year’s Royal Variety Performance 2022

The multi-award-winning comedian and actor Lee Mack is to host The Royal Variety Performance 2022 from the Royal Albert Hall in the presence of members of the Royal Family.

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In honour of Queen Elizabeth II, there will be a unique celebration as world-renowned composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, award-winning Gary Barlow and Gareth Malone accompanied by members of the London Youth Choir, perform a very special version of ‘Sing’

The event will be a spectacular celebration featuring exceptional performers, world-class theatre, outstanding singers and hilarious British comedy. Stars lined up to appear include Nile Rodgers & Chic, George Ezra, Ellie Goulding, Sam Ryder, Becky Hill, the cast of Cabaret, Cirque Du Soleil, Rita Wilson, Gregory Porter and many more.

Lee Mack said “I was actually going to buy tickets for this year’s Royal Variety Performance, so not only is it a real honour to be asked to host it, it’s also saved me a few quid. I now just have to work out the logistics of introducing these brilliant acts and also rushing back to my seat to watch them.”

This sounds like some unmissable entertainment! ITV also confirmed Britain Get Singing for Christmas. The 90-minute Christmas extravaganza will air this festive season and will support ITV’s groundbreaking mental health campaign, Get Britain Talking.