People are being invited to be featured in a Channel 4 two-hour Pride spectacular being presented by Joe Lycett.

Following on from the Blackburn Pride event last weekend, Blackburn with Darwen residents have been invited to take part in filming tomorrow (Friday, June 24) for a nationwide Pride celebration.

Comedian Joe Lycett is hosting the party for the ‘Proud All Over’ programme, celebrating 50 years of Pride in the UK, from Birmingham.

The producers are looking for LGBTQ+ groups across the UK to be involved in dancing along to Self-Esteem’s dance track, You Forever, filmed via Zoom – and Blackburn with Darwen have been invited.

The two-hour inclusive spectacular will see the comedian celebrating all things LGBTQ+ alongside a whole host of famous faces.

Joe Lycett’s Big Pride Party will be full to bursting with Joe’s trademark wit, a barrage of naughtiness, and just a smattering of righting wrongs as Joe is joined by a dazzling line up of celebrity guests including Hollywood superstar Rupert Everett, Heartstopper sensations Joe Locke and Yasmin Finney, comedian Mawaan Rizwan and Drag Race queens Lawrence Chaney and Tia Kofi.

Confirmed to perform are queer heroes Boy George and Culture Club, Steps, Self Esteem, with further announcements in due course. Danny Dyer will make a cameo from the closet, Rosie Jones is out on the road and comedian Jen Ives will also feature.

If you would like to get on your dancing shoes and be on TV, then please contact the Blackburn Pride team via their Facebook Page or email address. You will also have to provide your full name, age, town you live in and email address, as part of routine checks by Channel 4.

The Pride team will be filming at 5.30pm tomorrow (Friday, June 24) at the Geek Retreat in Blackburn.

The recording will form part of a dance compilation with other Pride groups across the UK, and will be aired on Channel 4 on Sunday, July 3, from 9pm to 11pm.

Due to adult content in the programme, this filming invite is only open to those aged 18 and over.