The Royal Selection Efficiency pays tribute to celebrities who died this 12 months (Image: ITV)
The Royal Selection Efficiency paid a shifting tribute to a few of the celebrities who’ve died this 12 months – together with Des O’Connor, Bobby Ball and Dame Vera Lynn.
For the primary time ever, the occasion befell and not using a reside viewers. As a substitute, host Jason Manford handled a digital viewers to a sequence of star-studded performances.
The present was additionally held at Blackpool Opera Home for the primary time in additional than a decade.
Nonetheless, mid-way via the programme, comic Jason stopped the present to recollect a few of the much-loved comedians, actors and performers who we tragically misplaced this 12 months.
‘It’s now time to pause to recollect a few of the much-loved stars of comedy, music and leisure who sadly left us this 12 months,’ Jason defined.
Jason Manford remembered the celebrities who’ve died this 12 months (Image: ITV)
As they performed a sequence of clips, the names of the celebs who had died appeared on the display.
It was a shifting tribute (Image: ITV)
What a shifting second (Image: ITV)
We misplaced some legends this 12 months (Image: ITV)
Taking to Twitter to reward the present for such a shifting tribute, one viewer commented: ‘Oh my gosh, this years remembrance video is heartbreaking. A lot expertise has left us.’
One other mentioned: ‘Blimey we actually did lose some expertise this final 12 months! Relaxation in Peace.’
One added: ‘Lotta massive names died in 2020.’
Viewers had been additionally left sobbing by the top of the programme after Captain Tom Moore and Michael Ball carried out a duet with the NHS Choir.
The pair sang a moving rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone, which grew to become a primary hit earlier this 12 months.
The Royal Selection Efficiency is accessible on the ITV Hub.