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BBC Radio 2 DJs Chris Evans and Dermot O’Leary to jet in for Biggin Hill Dambusters concert

PUBLISHED: 12:36 01 May 2013

Dermot O'Leary will host a Dambusters concert at Biggin Hill alongside Jeremy Vine.

Dermot O'Leary will host a Dambusters concert at Biggin Hill alongside Jeremy Vine.

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BBC Radio 2 DJs including Chris Evans and Dermot O’Leary will broadcast live from Biggin Hill Air Field to mark the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid.

On Friday, May 17 Evans will broadcast his breakfast show from RAF Scampton before flying to Biggin Hill in a Lancaster Bomber and handing over duties to Jeremy Vine.

He and Dermot O’Leary will then later host Friday Night is Music Night presents The Dambusters 70 Years On, a live concert in front of an audience of 2,500 people.

The evening will run from 8pm, and feature music from the Central Band of the RAF Band, the Military Wives Choir and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Tickets for the event at the Rizon Jet hangar, in Churchill Way, cost £35. For more ticket information, visit bbc.co.uk/radio2.


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