Among the performers on the 2015 show: Cirque du Soleil, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Elton John, Ricky Martin, Kylie Minogue and One Direction, and Jack Whitehall is the Host.
Among the performers on the 2014 show: Shirley Bassey, Demi Lovato, Bette Midler, Sarah Millican,Trevor Noah, One Direction, Ed Sheeran and Simply Red.
Among the performers on the 2013 show – at the London Palladium – were Mary J. Blige, Dame Edna and skaters Torvill & Dean; the host was comic John Bishop; and the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were in the Royal Box.
The highly anticipated annual gala, held at different top theaters in England, and always attended by a member of the Royal Family, features a star-studded variety show, with all proceeds donated to charity. In 2012, among the performers were Andrea Bocelli, Placido Domingo, Alicia Keys, Kylie Minogue, One Direction and Rod Stewart.