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D-Day 70 Years On - Full concert

Duration: 2:05:00

The commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day on Radio 2 culminates in a special Friday Night Is Music Night from London's Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Hosts Jeremy Vine, Dermot O'Leary and Louise Minchin will re-tell the story of key moments of D-Day, with performances from a fantastic line-up, including Patrick Stewart in the role of Sir Winston Churchill. Katherine Jenkins OBE will be singing a virtual duet of Well Meet Again with Dame Vera Lynn.

Dame Vera's part will be taken from a vintage recording, which will be combined with Katherine's live performance. And acclaimed folk singer and musician Seth Lakeman will perform a song he has written about his grandfather who served at D-Day and, years later, took a young Seth to Arromanches Beach to recount that fateful day.

The BBC Concert Orchestra will be joined by a band featuring musicians drawn from all three UK Armed Forces.

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Friday Night is Music Night D-Day 70 Years On

D-Day special live from the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

First broadcast: 06 Jun 2014

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