Ant and Dec will host The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration, which will be broadcast live on ITV later this year.
This National Celebratory Event will take place in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and will be hosted by Royal Windsor Horse Show in the private grounds of Windsor Castle. The event will see the best of British talent join more than 900 horses and 1500 participants for what promises to be a spectacular evening.
The Celebration will tell the story of The Queen’s remarkable life from her birth in 1926, through World War Two, to her Coronation in 1953 and a reign spanning more than 60 years.
Some of the biggest stars from the world of entertainment will take to the stage whilst performers in the arena will include The Oman Royal Cavalry, Chilean Huasos, The New Zealand Army Band, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Azerbaijan Cossack Riders, State Carriages from The Royal Mews, The South Australian Police Band, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, The Fijian Army Dancers and Band, 100 Military and Commonwealth Pipers and The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
Ant and Dec said “We are honoured to be hosting this special celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday. This spectacular evening will bring together some of the best known names in the entertainment world who will perform with 900 horses and 1500 participants to mark this very special birthday.”
ITV’s Director of Entertainment and Comedy Elaine Bedell said “We are delighted to be celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday with this stunning evening of entertainment. With Ant and Dec hosting this special event, viewers will get to enjoy the very best of British talent along side some remarkable performers in celebration of the Queen’s landmark birthday".
The programme has been commissioned by ITV’s Director of Entertainment and Comedy Elaine Bedell and Commissioning Editor, Entertainment, Peter Davey. It is produced by ITV Studios and Spun Gold Television. Lee Connolly and Sue Andrew will executive produce for ITV Studios and Nick Bullen for Spun Gold Television. The event is organised by the organising team behind Royal Windsor Horse Show.