Joanna Lumley confirmed as the UK Jury Spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest 2024

The multi-award winning actor will deliver the results of the UK’s National Jury live during the Grand Final on Saturday 11 May 2024



Tonight on The One Show (Friday 3 May), Graham Norton announced that multi-award winning actor, Joanna Lumley, will be joining the BBC Eurovision family as the United Kingdom’s Eurovision spokesperson, where she will deliver the results of the UK’s National Jury live during the Grand Final on Saturday 11 May 2024.

A long term fan of Eurovision, Joanna Lumley is already getting into the mood for her iconic Spokesperson role. Joanna says: “Good Evening Malmö, it's Joanna here! I am delighted to be announcing the jury vote for the UK at this year's Eurovision. It's such a fabulous honour to give the iconic 'douze points'!"

Joanna follows in the illustrious footsteps of previous spokespeople which includes Catherine Tate, AJ Odudu, Amanda Holden, Nigella Lawson, Mel Giedroyc, Richard Osman, Alex Jones, Cheryl Baker and Katrina Leskanich from Katrina & The Waves amongst many others.

A National icon, Joanna Lumley was made a Dame (DBE) in 2022 for her services to drama, entertainment and charity. The model, actor, presenter, producer, and humanitarian is a veteran of the stage and screen, and Joanna’s BAFTA winning turn as the outrageous, Patsy Stone in global hit, BBC Sitcom, Absolutely Fabulous, has won her a multitude of fans from around the world. Also sweeties, Ab Fab fans will know that Patsy is no stranger to Eurovision, as she has famously rubbed shoulders with UK Eurovision legend Lulu!

See Joanna deliver the results of the UK National Jury live during the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final, Saturday 11 May from 8pm (BST) on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Source BBC One

May 3, 2024 4:00pm ET by BBC One  


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