ANTICIPATION for the BBC’s Big Night In has been given a huge boost after the broadcaster revealed some of the biggest names taking part in the TV special.
There is also expected to be a comeback of some of the best loved characters on British TV.
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Who is in The Big Night In?
The one off BBC special will feature some of the biggest and most loved names on British telly.
They are expected to practice social distancing while on hosting duties.
He is expected to recreate the music video for Tony Christie’s 1971 song (Is This the Way to) Amarillo, which peaked at number one on the charts after the comic appeared in a music video commissioned for charity.
In a Facebook post, he urged fans to film themselves singing along to the classic.
“To be in with a chance of making it into his music video, we’re looking for people to film themselves marching and dancing to the original track,” according to a post on the comic’s Facebook page.
Matt Lucas and David Walliams
The Little Britain stars are back for the first time in over 10 years.
The pair have so far kept the characters they would bring back under wraps.
It has been rumoured that the stars are in talks to bring back the popular show on a permanent basis.
Catherine Tate and David Tenant
Is she bothered?
Catherine Tate‘s popular schoolgirl character Lauren is also set for a big return.
Lauren is not coping very well with her remote lessons from her teacher, who is played by former Doctor Who star, David Tennant.
The mix of the two stars has created a buzz and is sure to be comedy gold.
The show has not been on our screens since 2007, which was another one of special.
It is currently unknown how the vicar will be featured but fans are already excited.
The Big Night In
Two of the biggest BBC charities, Children in Need and Comic Relief will team up to present the telethon in order to raise money for people and communities worse hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the BBC: “We’ve never been further apart, yet somehow never closer.
“That’s why, for one night only, Comic Relief, BBC Children in Need and BBC One, are coming together for a special night of entertainment, like no other.”
The BBC has said the night will be filled with fun, entertainment and surprises.
Gary Barlow is also set to make an appearance with a musical performance.
Viewers are urged to learn and upload a video of themselves performing the routine as the best ones will be featured on the show.