Barry Forgie conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with guests Tony Christie, Claire Sweeney, Peter Grant and Paloma Faith in a swing-themed spectacular presented by dancer Anton Du Beke (Strictly Come Dancing), from Blackpool's Opera House.
A broadcast from Blackpool to mark the switching-on of the annual lights spectacle, begun in 1879 but first staged in its modern form in 1912 in honour of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise's visit to the town. Presented by Kate Thornton, with performances by JLS, Madness, Tony Christie, Paloma Faith and Pixie Lott. Alan Carr throws the switch, resulting in a million illuminated lights along six miles of promenade.
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