Monday, October 25, 2021
James Newman, United Kingdom, Second Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 15 May 2021 — EBU / Thomas Hanses

UK – Can we have Thursday’s rehearsal back please?

I'm going to be generous and forgive James his first run of this one, because he sounded out of breath from the start -...
James Newman, United Kingdom, Second Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 15 May 2021 — EBU / Thomas Hanses

UK – embracing the moment

UK – first rehearsal report here Our home boy James is at it again. Today the trumpets seem to stay suspended for a little longer...
James Newman, United Kingdom, Second Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 15 May 2021 — EBU / Thomas Hanses

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: United Kingdom

This year, the BBC has stepped back from picking UK song and artist and handed it over to BMG who stuck with their 2020...
James Newman, United Kingdom, First Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 13 May 2021 — EBU / Thomas Hanses

My home land – Estonia – no UK – Finally no...

Now, I've been doing this since about the end of the Crimean Wars, and I know what rubbish UK Rehearsals sound like. There's a...
James Newman, United Kingdom, First Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 13 May 2021 — EBU / Thomas Hanses

United Kingdom – James and the giant, erm, trumpets!

United Kingdom. My home entry. After 14 months of waiting what can James Newman bring to the Eurovision stage? Erm, enormous great trumpets apparently. I...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 39 – United Kingdom

Embers by James Newman As Eurovision 2020 stumbled towards its inevitable cancellation and hospitals the world over – including the temporary field location set up...

Nick’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – United Kingdom

As is traditional with these Eurovision preview shows, for this Thrilling Season Finale I've saved the best last in alphabetical order until last, and...
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Phil’s Eurovision countdown 2021 – Part 39 of 39 – United...

One is allowed to be a touch biased towards one’s home broadcaster, no? Well, yes, because for year upon year, we’ve suffered with the...
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28 April – Then the next, so suddenly, he came along

Do you like a close contest? That show where more than one country can win, even going down to the last vote. It's less...
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6 April – Some things in life we should treasure

If you're a singer, it sometimes helps if you have a second string to your bow. Some who have taken part in Eurovision have...