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United Kingdom: Confirmed! Plans announced In Summer

The BBC have, today, confirmed participation for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest to us here at escunited.com! BBC will once again organise the United Kingdom’s selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, although, no decisions have been announced as to whether they will once again opt for an internal selection or they will revert back to the national final process. In correspondence …

The 2015 “Expert” Panel – UNITED KINGDOM

Still In Love With You (Eurovision 2015 – United Kingdom) The ESC United “Expert” Panel is back once again reviewing all Eurovision songs and rank them accordingly. You are probably asking yourself on how we pick our panel and the criteria. We looked at people from all walks of life to bring together a unique group of panelists with a …

United Kingdom: Former commentator criticizes BBC

Sarah Cawood, a former semi-final commentator for the BBC in 2007, 2009 and 2010 alongside Paddy O’Connell, has expressed her dismay at the BBC’s attitude towards the contest. Speaking to Attitude magazine, the British presenter thinks the contest will be “monumentally anticlimactic” for the broadcaster, saying that the UK is “being represented by a band they don’t know singing a …

United Kingdom: BBC confirms semi-final commentators

The BBC has confirmed on its social media platforms today that Scott Mills will once again commentate on the semi-final for the fifth year in a row. The UK spokesperson will be joined this year by Great British Bake-Off host Mel Giedroyc who will be performing commentary duties for the first time. Previous co-hosts with Scott have included Laura Whitmore, …

TONIGHT: London Preview Party

Tonight will see the final of the Eurovision 2015 preview concerts. Tonight’s preview party will be held in London, where sixteen of the 2015 Eurovision acts will take to the stage and perform their entries. The show will be hosted by the 2000 UK representative, Nikki French and former UK commentator, Paddy O’Connell The countries performing tonight are: Albania – …

TONIGHT: Eurovision in Concert

So aside from the main show in May what would you say is the biggest event of the Eurovision calendar? Melfest? The semi-final draw? Some would in fact argue that the first big meeting of the cast of the year would be that moment, and tonight sees just that happening in the Dutch capital. 24 of the 40 performers in …

UK: Watch Electro Velvet Perform Live

As many people know Electro Velvet performed at Eurovision’s Greatest Hits, although the performance has not been seen as the TV cameras filmed it. They performed their Eurovision entry “Still in love with you”. The BBC have now released their performance. This is the first time that the live performance can be seen as a production for TV. In Eurovision there are …

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