A live broadcast from
Blackpool to mark the switching-on of the annual lights spectacle, first staged in 1912 in honour of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise's visit to the town. Radio 2 welcomes some of the top names in pop to the ceremony, including McFly,
Rachel Stevens , Lee Ryan and Erasure, and a special celebrity guest to throw the switch, turning on the famous illuminations along six miles of promenade. Producer John Leonard
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