As you’d probably predict, the Platinum Jubilee Concert (June 4), at Buckingham Palace no less, has been filled to the brim with star-studded names. And, yes, Queen ARE playing, because who else are you going to get to front the celebrations for a monarch spending 70 years on the throne?
Joining the act fronted by Adam Lambert are big names that include – *deep breath* – Diana Ross, Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli, Nile Rodgers, Duran Duran, George Ezra, Ella Eyre, Craig David, Hans Zimmer, Mabel, Diversity and a performance from Eurovision’s recent star Sam Ryder.
Plus, there will also be a very special pre-recorded performance from Sir Elton John, and attendees can expect appearances from Sir David Attenborough, Emma Raducanu, David Beckham, The Royal Ballet, Stephen Fry, Dame Julie Andrews, and Ellie Simmonds.
22,000 people will be in attendance at Buckingham Palace for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. 10,000 tickets have been allocated to the general public, and a further 7,500 spots have been reserved for key workers, members of the armed forces, charity workers and volunteers. The full concert is also set to be broadcasted by the BBC.
Guests and TV viewers can also expect a performance from Andrew Lloyd Webber highlighting global themes which emerged during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. And, there will be an appearance from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda as well as performances by the casts of The Phantom Of The Opera, Six, Hamilton, The Lion King and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
The Platinum Jubilee concert is taking place on June 4 at Buckingham Palace, and you can catch broadcasted on the BBC.