The BBC have announced they’ll celebrate Sir Bruce Forsyth’s 90th birthday in February with a special.
On Wednesday 21 February 2018, the day before what would have been his 90th birthday, BBC Studios will air a special event to honour one of this country’s biggest and best-loved entertainers and broadcasters, Sir Bruce Forsyth.
The show will be filmed at the London Palladium and broadcast on BBC One at a later date.
London Palladium is the theatre which helped propel Sir Bruce to stardom – the hour long celebration will have music, dance, entertainment and comedy at its heart.
It’ll feature 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.”