Michael Ball’s Ultimate VIP Party for Children in Need

Event date: 27th November 2020

How would you like to join Michael Ball and a host of his showbiz friends at a very exclusive, VIP party?

We are giving 10 lucky listeners the chance to hang out with Michael on a private video call from 8pm til 9pm on Friday 27th November.

Get ready for glitz, glamour and top entertainment in the form of special live performances and exclusive access to celebrities, Radio 2 DJs ….and Pudsey of course!

Winners will also receive a hamper of party treats and seasonal snacks as well as a full size cut out of Michael so he can be right there with you.

So what are you waiting for? Get dressed up to the nines and party from the comfort of your own home with the delicious Michael Ball at this star-studded online extravaganza. This really is hottest ticket in town and YOU could be there!

The Package

There are 10 prizes. Each prize is as follows:

The winner will attend MICHAEL BALL’S ULTIMATE VIP PARTY, over Zoom, from 8pm on 27th November 2020.

The party will include a whole host of entertainment including music performances, special guest appearances and interactive fun and games.

The winner will also be sent a BBC Children in Need Party Hamper filled with Pudsey goodies, seasonal treats and refreshments.

  • Please read the full Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice below before entering the prize draw.

How to enter

To enter Michael Ball’s ultimate VIP Party Prize Draw with the option to donate £10 to Children in Need, all you need to do is text the word PARTY to 81155

Once you receive confirmation of your entry, a one-off voluntary donation of £10 will be made to BBC Children in Need. You can opt out of the donation by replying CANCEL to your confirmation text within 60 minutes should you wish.

Entry texts will be charged at your standard network message rate and you need to be 18 or over and have the bill-payers permission.

You’ve got until 5pm on Saturday 7th of November 2020 to enter. Please do not enter after this time as your entry will not count but you will still be charged. Full details and Terms and Conditions can be found below

The winners will be the first 10 eligible entries, randomly selected, who answer the phone between 6pm and 7pm on Saturday 7th November 2020. If the person contacted does not answer the phone within 7 rings they will not win the prize and the BBC, on behalf of BBC Children in Need, reserves the right to offer the prize to a runner up who will be the next eligible entry randomly selected who is available by phone and who answers the phone within 7 rings. This process will be followed until all the winners are found. Good luck!

Full details and terms and conditions can be found here

Together At Christmas

The brand new album from Michael Ball and Alfie Boe is titled “Together At Christmas” and will be released on November 20th.  Full details of how to order can be found at www.ballandboe.com

1. It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas
2. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
3. Mistletoe and Wine
4. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
5. I Believe
6. The Christmas Song- featuring Gregory Porter
7. White Christmas
8. Silent Night
9. The Spirit of Christmas
10. O Holy Night
11. I’ll Be Home For Christmas.
12. My Christmas Will Be Better Than Yours (original track)
13. Once Upon A December (Bonus Track)

The Return of the Les Miserables staged concert

The Les Miserables staged concert, which was so successful last year, will return to the West End, this time at the Sondheim Theatre for a short run between 5th December and 31st January 2021.  It will once again star Michael, Alfie, Matt Lucas and Carrie Hope-Fletcher.  Tickets are available from the following link: https://www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk/tickets/les-miserables-the-staged-concert/

Social distancing measures will be in place for this concert.


Michael to appear at Chichester Festival Theatre on November 25th 2020

UPDATE – This event will still be going ahead but is now a live stream only.  Tickets can be purchased from Chichester Festival Theatre at the following link:


It has been announced by Chichester Festival Theatre that Michael will be taking part in a series of events called “Facing The Music” where he will be interviewed by journalist and broadcaster Edward Seckerson.

This event will take place on Wednesdsay 25th November 2020 at 2.30 pm and tickets which are priced at £10 and £25 will go on sale to the general public at 9.00 am on Friday 2nd October. Online Priority booking for Friends of the theatre opens 30 September 09:00 and tickets are available from their website https://www.cft.org.uk/whats-on/event/facing-the-music-michael-ball