Doctor Who’ Star Katherine Jenkins Wows the Help For Heroes Concert

Last night, millions of British TV viewers watched live coverage of the Help For Heroes charity concert, which helps raise funds for Britain’s wounded military personnel. Many of UK’s best-known musicians took part in the event, including Sir Tom Jones.

One performance was notable for Doctor Who fans: opera singer Katherine Jenkins – star of the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special – performed her rendition of Evanescence‘s “Bring Me To Life” with Britain’s Got Talent-winning dance troupe Spelbound. It takes major skills to stay in key whilst being tossed about by a group of muscled acrobats:

However, last night’s most talked-about performance came from Gary Barlow and Robbie Williams. The recently reunited Take That bandmates teamed up on stage for the first time in 15 years last night to croon their new duet, “Shame.”

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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