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Bill Bailey confirms he’s writing a song for Eurovision 2022

Comedian Bill Bailey has confirmed that he is writing a song to submit as a potential UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. The musical comic initially threw his hat in the ring last month, after James Newman’s performance in Rotterdam saw the UK earning a dreaded “nul points”.
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Bill Bailey is working on a Eurovision 2022 song

The UK did well in Eurovision the other week, didn’t we? What’s worse – nil points, or a really humiliating three? At least our lad James Newman ended up with a funny story to tell about his flawless loss, and he looked like he was having a good time while Italian rock outfit Måneskin strutted to victory.
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Bill Bailey is writing a song for Eurovision 2022: ‘We’ve not been doing well lately’

Bill Bailey has confirmed he has started working on a song for Eurovision after offering to represent the UK next year.Bailey was among the stars who attended the Bafta TV Awards in person last night (Sunday 6 June), as some of the biggest and best shows of the year were recognised for their achievements.The comedian and musician was there to present an award with his former Strictly Come Dancing partner Oti Mabuse. According to Radio Times, he elaborated on his comments regarding the UK’s future at Eurovision, following a dismal result at this year’s competition. In May, Bailey offered...

Bill Bailey confirmed to be writing a song for Eurovision 2022 and we’re expecting it to be gloriously bonkers

If you didn’t catch 2021’s Eurovision, here’s the short story: the UK performed a passable but evidently disappointing entry and returned home with a total of zero points. To save the Brits from yet another year of failure, comedian and Strictly Come Dancing champ Bill Bailey has revealed that he's working on a song he hopes will “inject a bit of fun” into the competition.
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Eurovision 2021: Bill Bailey says James Newman’s performance was ‘a bit underwhelming’ as he repeats offer to represent UK next year

Bill Bailey has suggested that the UK needs to take Eurovision “less seriously” in order to have a better chance at performing well in future contests. The comedian, actor and musician appeared on Good Morning Britain to discuss the UK’s dismal result this year, after representative James Newman received a humiliating “nul points” for his performance of “Embers”. “It was a serviceable song and performance, nothing wrong with that,” Bailey said today (Tuesday 25 May). “I just think we’re missing a trick a little bit. We need to celebrate the eccentricity of Britishness, it doesn’t seem to be coming...

Bill Bailey offers to enter Eurovision 2022 after UK’s James Newman scores nil points

After his Strictly Come Dancing victory in December, comedy legend and all-round metal dude Bill Bailey seemingly fancies his chances at another big contest: Eurovision. Following the UK’s terrible result over the weekend at Eurovision 2021 (singer-songwriter James Newman came last with nil points), Bill has thrown his hat in the ring for next year.

Bill Bailey offers to rescue the UK from Eurovision ‘nul points’ hell

Following another evening of international humiliation for the UK, comedian Bill Bailey has offered to represent Britain in the 2022 Eurovision song contest. On Saturday evening (May 22), Italian heavy metal quartet Måneskin were crowed winners of the 65th staging of the Eurovision Song Contest, after amassing 524 points, while the UK entry, singer-songwriter James Newman, scored an impressively shit zero, or ‘nul points’ in Eurovision speak.
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Bill Bailey wants to do Eurovision next year and people are loving it

After the UK’s Jamie Newman suffered a humiliating loss at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest – receiving no points whatsoever from both the public vote and the juries – attention has already turned to who could represent us at 2022’s competition, which is due to take place in Italy. Their...
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Eurovision: Bill Bailey offers to represent UK in 2022

Comedian and Strictly Come Dancing star Bill Bailey has offered to represent the UK at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest.Bailey put his name forward after the UK suffered a disastrous outing during last night’s (22 May) ceremony, receiving a total of zero points.James Newman performed the UK’s song, a dance-pop number entitled “Embers”, before a crowd in Rotterdam but failed to win over voters.Writing on social media after the event, Bailey claimed: “I’d be happy to throw my hat in the ring for #Eurovision 2022”.Bailey is an accomplished musician and regularly incorporates musical performance into his live act. Last...

Bill Bailey has put himself forward for the UK’s Eurovision 2022 entry

Bill Bailey has offered to perform as the UK’s entry for Eurovision 2022, after this year’s representative finished without a single point. The 56-year-old comedian, actor, musician, and Strictly-winning dancer posted on Twitter today (May 23): “I’d be happy to throw my hat in the ring for #Eurovision 2022”. James...
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Bill Bailey on new Aussie-versus-Kiwi panel show ‘Patriot Brains’: “Comedy is in a good place”

“When you’ve flung yourself out of a plane at 50,000 feet, it gives you a degree of confidence,” Bill Bailey begins. The English comedian’s talking to NME about skydiving, one of a few new things he’s taken a crack at in recent years alongside Strictly Come Dancing – which he won during London’s Christmas lockdown – and writing his own ‘Little Book of Calm’, Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to Happiness.

Strictly stars Bill Bailey and Stacey Dooley are working together on a new TV project

Strictly Come Dancing stars Bill Bailey and Stacey Dooley both know what it feels like to lift the glitter ball trophy, and now they're collaborating on a new TV project. It's been announced Bill is joining the cast of BBC show This Is MY House, sitting on a celebrity panel including comedian and actress Emily Atack, comedian Jamali Maddix and comedian and Loose Woman Judi Love.

Strictly Come Dancing's Bill Bailey announces new presenting role

Strictly Come Dancing 2020 winner Bill Bailey is set to turn his hand to another new skill tomorrow (January 15), as he will be making his live TV presenting debut. The comedian, who quickstepped to victory on the latest series of Strictly with his professional partner Oti Mabuse, will be filling in for regular host Steph McGovern on Channel 4 daytime show Steph's Packed Lunch tomorrow.

Strictly Come Dancing star Bill Bailey reflects on winning 2020 series

Strictly Come Dancing 2020 champion Bill Bailey has reflected on his success. Partnered with Oti Mabuse during the most recent series, the comedian and actor sailed to victory while mesmerising the judging panel each week. Joining This Morning presenters Phillip Schofield and Rochelle Humes for a chat today (January 5),...