First look inside Tower Ballroom
We’ve got reporter Amy Fenton and photographer James Maloney on the bottom in Blackpool tonight. The dynamic duo are presently being handled to a sneak peek of the Blackpool Tower Ballroom set-up, forward of the dwell live performance.
The countdown is on earlier than acts together with headline acts, boyband Blue and Tom Grennan, take to the stage forward of Laurence Lewelyn-Bowen flicking the proverbial change to declare this yr’s illuminations open.
The live performance, which will probably be in entrance of an viewers of two,000 individuals who gained entry through a poll, can even function Mae Muller, Fuse ODG and Nina Nesbitt.
This is just a little have a look at how the stage seems head of the performances, which can even be screened dwell on MTV and on huge display outdoors the long-lasting landmark on competition Tower Headland.
Laurence is within the constructing, and is in awe of the world well-known ballroom. “It’s nice structure… I’m wanting spherical pondering what I might do to all of it,” the TV designer stated.
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