Sir Bruce: A Celebration to air on BBC One
I couldn’t think of a more fitting tribute to our dear friend Bruce than this celebration at the Palladium - a theatre he so loved.Charlotte Moore, Director of Content
Filmed at the London Palladium - the theatre which helped propel Sir Bruce to stardom - the hour long celebration will have music, dance, entertainment and comedy at its heart. As well as featuring some of Sir Bruce’s favourite songs, the show will also include dance performances and onstage tributes and fond memories of Sir Bruce from guests with whom he shared a special connection. The unparalleled Dave Arch and his Strictly Come Dancing band and vocalists will be onstage to accompany performances.
Charlotte Moore, Director of Content says: “I couldn’t think of a more fitting tribute to our dear friend Bruce than this celebration at the Palladium - a theatre he so loved. Bruce was such a favourite with the BBC One audience who I know will savour this hour of entertainment, music and commemoration of a true showbiz legend.”
Sir Bruce: A Celebration (1x60’) is a BBC Studios production for BBC One. Commissioned by Charlotte Moore, Director, Content and Kate Phillips, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning, the executive producer for BBC Studios is Guy Freeman, Editor, Special Events with Ian Wilson as consulting producer. The series producer is Cerrie Frost and the commissioning editor is Jo Wallace.
This programme's working title was 'Bruce: A Celebration'.