With the help of accomplished talent from the worlds of comedy and magic, ITV is to put on ‘a truly unique and unforgettable night’ in honour of the occasion.
The Prince is a huge fan of both magic and comedy having been a devotee of The Goon Show in his formative years and inducted into The Magic Circle in 1975. His Royal Highness turns 70 this year and, in order to celebrate the milestone, ITV Studios Entertainment and Spun Gold TV will stage a huge gala event
We Are Most Amused and Amazed will be a similar concept to the special that ITV created for The Prince of Wales’ 60th back in 2008. We Are Most Amused featured the likes of Robin Williams, Joan Rivers, Eric Idle, Rowan Atkinson, Michael McIntyre, Bill Bailey and a much anticipated reunion between John Cleese and Andrew Sachs who recreated his classic comedy role of Manuel from Fawlty Towers.
The iconic London Palladium will play host to event with tickets sold to the public and proceeds going to youth charity The Prince’s Trust [For ticket sales, please visit princes-trust.org.uk/amazed].
“This one-off event will not only see a cast of comedy giants take to the stage, but will also showcase the best jaw-dropping illusions from the greatest magicians in the business.” – ITV
The special – a ITV Studios and Spun Gold TV co-production – will have a runtime of two hours.