Thursday, 16 April 2020
Clara Amfo, Claudia Winkleman and Dermot O’Leary to present BBC One coverage of One World: Together At Home
Clara Amfo, Claudia Winkleman and Dermot O’Leary will present BBC One’s coverage of One World: Together At Home.
Ellie Goulding, George the Poet, Jess Glynne, The Kingdom Choir, Little Mix, Michael Bublé, Rag‘n’Bone Man, Skip Marley, Tom Jones and more will also give exclusive performances for the BBC One programme, which will also feature interviews with, and surprises for, front line workers.
One World: Together at Home is a special event from Global Citizen, being held in support of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, led by the World Health Organisation and is curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga. It will celebrate and support the heroic efforts of healthcare workers in around the world in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will support the COVID-19 Response Fund, set up by the UN Foundation.
BBC One will air coverage from the live US event (which takes place on Saturday 18 April) on Sunday 19 April, from 7.15-9.15pm.
Lorna Clarke, Controller, BBC Pop, says: “I’m delighted that three of the UK’s best loved presenters, Clara, Claudia and Dermot, will be fronting BBC One’s coverage of One World: Together at Home - bringing viewers some exclusive performances from some of the world’s most popular artists. Our two-hour programme promises to be a very special way to support and thank frontline healthcare workers at this challenging time.”
Clara says: "Music holds the power to be uniquely restorative and unifying and I'm so looking forward to seeing that in full effect with One World: Together At Home. Do make sure you tune in this Sunday at 7.15 pm on BBC One as Claudia, Dermot I present you with special performances for our extra special healthcare workers from all over the world."
Claudia says: “What a privilege to be joining Clara and Dermot to present such a powerful and uplifting programme in these challenging times. I can’t wait to be a part of this unique dedication to those on the front line of the global fight against COVID-19.”
Dermot says: “I’m thrilled to be hosting BBC One’s coverage of One World: Together At Home. Clara, Claudia and I will bring UK viewers even more unique performances from the likes of Ellie Goulding, George the Poet, Jess Glynne, The Kingdom Choir, Little Mix, Michael Bublé, Rag‘n’Bone Man, Skip Marley and Tom Jones to name a few. It will be a fitting tribute to those who are giving and sacrificing so much for our society.”