Katherine Jenkins sang a moving version of "We'll Meet Again" with Dame Vera Lynn from an empty Royal Albert Hall on Friday evening (May 8), as locked-down Britain marked the 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe" Day.
Katherine Jenkins sang a moving version of "We'll Meet Again" with Dame Vera Lynn from an empty Royal Albert Hall on Friday evening (May 8), as locked-down Britain marks the 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe" Day.
The virtual duet between the Welsh mezzo-soprano and the World War Two British Forces' sweetheart and singer, who entertained British troops during the war, was streamed via YouTube to a global audience, part of a seven-song set that began with "Sanctus".
Jenkins said of "We'll Meet Again" that it offered a "simple message" of hope of seeing loved ones again.
Quoting Britain's Queen Elizabeth in her televised Easter message to the nation, Jenkins said it resonates "today more than ever" with the coronavirus restrictions in place.
Katherine Jenkins has urged the public not to forget the older generation after singing to care home residents, their families and staff in a live-streamed concert from her garden. The Welsh mezzo-soprano said it was important people did all they could to ensure the elderly stayed connected while social distancing continued.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 02:16Published
Louise Halliday, the Director of External Affairs at the Royal Albert Hall, thanked the government for listening to their plea for help as they pledged £1.5 billion to save struggling galleries and theatres. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Principle ballerinas perform in empty streets and near closed theatres to the rockers' "Living in a Ghost Town" track in the short film, co-directed by Jagger's partner to raise awareness for the UK arts industry.
Singer Bryan Adams has apologized for the insensitive remarks he made on Tuesday. According to CNN, the rocker went on a social media rant that blamed "bat eating" people for spreading the coronavirus. According to CNN, the comments were widely slammed for racist undertones. The drama started on Monday when Adams posted that he was supposed to be performing at London's Royal Albert Hall.
OnSide Youth Zones across the UK have been supporting their 50,000 members remotely via phone calls and over social media with digital and interactive content. To bring the OnSide community together once more, the charity hosted a live stream premiere of last year’s incredible OnSide Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. The Duke of Sussex, who made a speech during the ceremony, introduced the show with a video message.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 01:24Published
Dame Vera Lynn was an “absolute figurehead of Britain” according to a music industry boss who worked with the late singer. Interview with Dickon Stainer, president and CEO of Global Classics & Jazz at Universal Music Group. His comments came after it was announced on Thursday that the singer has died aged 103.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 01:10Published
Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has died aged 103. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Interview with Dave Martin, 55, Big Issue vendor in Hammersmith. The Big Issue Group has kitted out vendors with PPE and contactless payment equipment to allow their sellers to get back to work as of July 6. The Big Issue, which offers homeless and vulnerably housed people across the UK a means by which to earn a legitimate income, had to stop selling the magazine with immediate effect on March 20 due to the pandemic. As of today, 2,000 vendors will be back out selling the magazine across England, Scotland and Wales, for the first time in 15 weeks.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:46Published
The royal family has adapted to an unprecedented change in royal duties during lockdown.Public appearances were swapped for online video calls as the Windsors followed the rules and stayed at home.The Queen, who was reunited with the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle with a reduced household dubbed HMS Bubble, delivered two rare televised addresses to the nation just weeks apart.She reassured the country that the virus would be overcome, telling those in isolation “We will meet again”.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 02:00Published
The Duke of Cambridge joked that his three children have been “attacking the kitchen” during lockdown as he visited a bakery which serves the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. William went to the small family business in King’s Lynn on Friday, a short drive from his Norfolk home, Anmer Hall. The duke heard how Smiths the Bakers, which has been trading since 1971, was managing during the pandemic. It comes after the Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to Fakenham Garden Centre on Thursday.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:47Published
Australian artist Matthias Kretschmer has challenged himself to make an eye-catching face mask every day in lockdown. The creative says he did not want to put his brush down during the pandemic but instead begin “to implement the current events and impressions of the corona crisis in terms of design”. He began when masks became a requirement in supermarkets in his country on April 6. Kretscher's says his masks are inspired by the daily events surrounding the crisis, as well as special days such as Easter. Matthias says “it is a challenge for yourself to master the entire corona crisis seriously, but with a little humour".
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 01:13Published