United Kingdom: National final tickets on sale; special guests revealed

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Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 British national final, Eurovision: You Decide, the first public selection process for the United Kingdom in 6 years.

The British national final will this year take place at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town, London, with tickets for the event costing just over £40. Tickets for the show are now available to purchase online via both ticketweb.co.uk as well as ticketmaster.co.uk and is capped at 4 tickets per person. Members of the public attending the event must be 16 years or over.

Eurovision You Decide stage
O2 Forum arena layout


Doors for the event open at 18:00 local time on the day with the national final kicking off at 19:30 local time for a total of 90 minutes. The show will be broadcast on BBC Four and will also be available to watch on both BBC iPlayer and eurovision.tv.

During today’s Ken Bruce Show on BBC Radio 2, the special guests who are set to perform at the national final were also revealed. Last year’s Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw will be performing his winning entry, Heroes at the national final followed by a performance by the United Kingdom’s last Eurovision winner from 1997, Katrina and the Waves who will be performing Love shine a light.

The artists and songs shortlisted to compete in Eurovision: You Decide will be revealed next month on the 22 February during The Ken Bruce Show on BBC Radio 2. The bidding 6 UK entries will be played on the radio throughout the week before the national final takes place on the 26 February.

Stay tuned to esctoday.com for the latest news on the United Kingdom, Eurovision: You Decide and the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest