Judges announced for West End Eurovision
London theatre news: Tuesday 23 April 2019
Charity - Musical
The celebrity judges are revealed for West End Eurovision 2019, due at the Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 28 April, when West End casts compete to carry-off coveted trophies.
Image courtesy Mad Trust
The celebrity judges for West End Eurovision 2019 have been revealed as Amber Davies (2017 winner of ITV's 'Love Island' and currently playing Judy Bernly in '9 to 5' at the Savoy Theatre); Bonnie Langford (star of West End, television, film, radio and music, currently playing Roz in '9 to 5' at the Savoy Theatre), Wayne Sleep, OBE (dancer, choreographer, director and actor) and Tim Vincent ('Blue Peter' legend, actor and presenter).
From left: Amber Davies, Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep, Tim Vincent
Ahead of the 64th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, the casts of seven West End shows will wage battle at the Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 28 April in West End Eurovision.
Singing original Eurovision Song Contest songs, they will compete to win text votes from the theatre audience and the approval of the celebrity judges and judges from each competing show.
Giving their all to lift four coveted WEST END EUROVISION 2019 trophies - The Champions, The Best Ident Movie, The Best Creative and the new award for this year Outstanding Gorgeousness - will be the casts of
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Only Fools and Horses
The Phantom of the Opera (last year's winners), and
Photo: Dana International
The evening will also feature two epic performances by fantastically glamorous Eurovision winner Dana International and this year's UK Eurovision entry, Michael Rice.
Dana International will perform DIVA, the song that took the crown for her in Birmingham in 1998, and Michael Rice will be performing the UK entry, Bigger Than Us as ahead of the 64th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.
WEST END EUROVISION 2019, a feel-good, edge-of-your-seat-exciting and interactive charity event will take place in the heart of London's Theatreland for one show only on one unforgettable night!
It will once again raise much-needed funds for the work of MAD Trust.
The Trust works with its partners to support those living with or affected by HIV and AIDS both in the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Melanie Tranter, chair of the Make A Difference Trust said ...
"West End Eurovision only happens because of the incredible generosity of the theatre community who give their time and talent so generously to make this incredible show possible.
On behalf of the Trust and everyone who will benefit from the work we do, to every performer, every crew member, every single person works so hard to make this show one of the best nights in the West End calendar, Thank You."
London WC2E 7NA
28 April 2019 at 7-15pm
£25, £30, £40 & £50 (prices include a restoration levy)
£110 VIP ticket includes:
Top price seat, souvenir programme, pre-show reception with VIP access to the theatre, an interval drink
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