A velvet box? A poster? Who would send that shite?

1980 was a weird year. Europe decided that a couple of tragic twins and a singing penguin man would finish ninth. A song called...
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26 September – Sister Anna, carrying the banner For the Sally...

Do you often wonder what happens to Eurovision stars once they leave that hallowed Eurovision stage? Do you frankly care? Surely there are some...
Eurovision You Decide 2017

We’re still making someone else decide – BBC

The BBC has announced it will stick with 'You Decide' as the way to pick its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. As last year,...
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No more playing the fool for you

Now there's a lyric to mull over. Today's song was actually full of gems like that, and a fine song it is too. Our friends...
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18 July – You sure could have knocked me down with...

I thought it was high time for a vintage contest. You now the type: black and white, a small number of people on stage,...
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I saw you had flavour

I know, I know. So soon into June and we're going random. We do have a birthday for 2 June, but I'll save that...

Here’s who (probably) WON’T be singing for the UK at Eurovision

It's that time of the year - Post-Eurovision Depression (PED) sets in. We fans amuse ourselves with unfettered speculation around who might (or might...
Surie on stage

Eurovision SuRie’s stage stormed

SuRie won widespread praise tonight when her Eurovision performance was interupted by a stage invader. Midway through the song, someone rushed on stage, grabbed the...
Surie picks her position

Which half will the UK sing in?

I've just been in the UK's press conference. The design team is reasonably happy with the amendments to the production, and SuRie was as...
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UK – am I making you proud, or could I do...

I did miss Portugal, but at least I’m here for the UK. The first go has tightened up many of the camera angles and...