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N-Dubz to rap at Royal Variety show


N-Dubz are to perform at the Royal Variety show

N-Dubz are to perform at the Royal Variety show

N-Dubz are to perform at the Royal Variety show

N-Dubz will entertain the Royals at this year's Royal Variety Performance, it has been announced.

The British group will top the London Palladium bill alongside Take That and X Factor judge Cheryl Cole, watched by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Comedian Michael McIntyre, who is hosting the 82nd annual show, joked: "I am unbelievably excited to be hosting The Royal Variety Performance this year at the London Palladium in its centenary year.

"It is a dream come true to be introducing the likes of Take That, Cheryl Cole and Prince Charles's own personal booking, N-Dubz."

The reunited five-strong Take That will treat fans to two songs, while Cheryl will sing The Flood, a song from her second solo album.

Other acts from the worlds of comedy, music and theatre will take to the stage, including comedians John Bishop, Sarah Millican, Jack Whitehall and Micky Flanagan.

Britain's Got Talent winners Spelbound will perform a new routine. Tenor Russell Watson will sing Parla Piu Piano, best known as the love theme from The Godfather, while the Chelsea Pensioners will give a rendition of If You Were The Only Girl (In The World).

There will be a medley of songs performed from Les Miserables, while Over the Rainbow winner Danielle Hope, who is set to star as Dorothy in the West End production of the Wizard Of Oz, will sing.

The show will be broadcast on the BBC next month.