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Sir Bruce: A Celebration

Tess Daly hosts a tribute to one of Britain's best-loved entertainers, Sir Bruce Forsyth, featuring music, dance and personal tributes from a wealth of stars.

A very special event honouring one of this country's biggest and best-loved entertainers, Sir Bruce Forsyth. Join host Tess Daly, Sir Bruce's Strictly Come Dancing co-star of more than a decade, at the London Palladium, the theatre which helped propel him to stardom, for this tribute to the renowned broadcaster. The evening features some of Sir Bruce's favourite songs performed by a wealth of artists, including Dame Shirley Bassey, Alexandra Burke and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, as well as dance performances from the Strictly professionals and Adam Garcia.

There are also many personal tributes from stars including Sir Elton John, Sir Lenny Henry, Sir Michael Parkinson, Dame Joan Collins, Ant and Dec, Alesha Dixon, Anton Du Beke, Claudia Winkleman, Paul Merton, Jon Culshaw, Lord Sugar, Bradley Walsh, Rosemarie Ford, Arlene Phillips, Len Goodman and many more. Dave Arch and his Strictly Come Dancing band and vocalists and the BBC Concert Orchestra accompany the performances.

1 hour, 5 minutes

Last on

Sun 11 Mar 2018 21:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:05

    Count Basie & Joe Williams

    There Will Never Be Another You

  • 00:49


    Gangnam Style


Role Contributor
Presenter Tess Daly
Executive Producer Guy Freeman
Series Producer Cerrie Frost
Production Manager Caroline Lloyd
Performer Shirley Bassey
Performer Alexandra Burke
Performer Michael Ball
Performer Alfie Boe
Performer Adam Garcia
Performer Strictly Come Dancing Professionals
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra
Performer David Arch
Participant Elton John
Participant Lenny Henry
Participant Michael Parkinson
Participant Joan Collins
Participant Dec Donnelly
Participant Ant McPartlin
Participant Anton Du Beke
Participant Claudia Winkleman
Participant Paul Merton
Participant Jon Culshaw
Participant Lord Sugar
Participant Bradley Walsh
Participant Rosmarie Ford
Participant Arlene Phillips
Participant Len Goodman