BBC celebrates 50 years of Eurovision

by Gordon Roxburgh 97 views

Despite not broadcasting the “Congratulations” show last year, the BBC is to go ahead and celebrate 50 years of the Eurovision Song Contest with “Boom bang a bang: 50 years of Eurovision with Terry Wogan”

The programme will be recorded at BBC Television Centre in London on 19th April, presented by Sir Terry Wogan. It will feature a performance by Daz Sampson, the United Kingdom's entrant for this years Eurovision Song Contest, and his song “Teenage life”.

There will be a nostalgic look back at the past 50 years of the contest, at some of the highs and lows over the years.

The programme takes it title from the United Kingdom's 1969 winning song “Boom bang a bang” sung by Lulu.

Fans wishing to attend the recording of the show on 19th April should contact the BBC Ticket unit on +44 (0) 20 8576 1227. Please note there is a maximum of six tickets issued per applicant, and all attendees should be over 16 years of age. Also note that tickets do not guarantee entry to the studio. Doors open at 19.00 local time.

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