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The Big New Years & Years Eve Party confirmed by BBC

The Big New Years & Years Eve Party confirmed by BBC
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Olly Alexander's Years & Years will perform a special New Year's gig on BBC One, with guest appearances from Kylie Minogue and Pet Shop Boys.

Olly Alexander's Years & Years will perform a special gig on BBC One to ring in 2022, the BBC has announced.

Called The Big New Years & Years Eve Party, the gig will see Alexander joined by iconic special guests in the form of Kylie Minogue and Pet Shop Boys.

"I can't quite believe the BBC are letting me entertain and party with the great British public this New Year's (& years) Eve!!! I'm so excited!!" said Alexander, who enjoyed a stellar 2021 with an acclaimed turn in the drama It's A Sin.

"I feel hugely privileged to be bringing in the new year for everybody tuning in, I promise it's going to be an extremely fun and unforgettable televisual experience!

"I'll be performing all my hits and collaborating with some iconic extra special guests, you can expect choreography, vocals, lights, outfits and wild joyful abandon!"

Commissioning editor Rachel Davies said: "I'm delighted that Years & Years will be heading up our big New Year's Eve party.

"Olly Alexander will be the perfect host and with the help of Kylie and Pet Shop Boys, I'm sure the nation will be dancing their way into 2022."

Previous musical guests on the BBC's New Year's Eve programming have included Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams, Queen and Madness.

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