Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway: 13.6

Mark Hamill with Little Ant & Dec
Little Ant & Dec with Mark Hamill. ©ITV. Photographer Kieron McCarron

The Geordie duo are joined by guest announcer, Mark Hamill, best known as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films, in tonight’s penultimate episode in the current series.

Pop icon Anastacia joins the proceedings for Singalong Live, while this week’s Ant vs Dec sees the boys take part in a high-octane bike race around the Takeaway studio.

Anastacia on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. ©ITV. Photographer Kieron McCarron

The fickle finger of fate will select yet another lucky audience member to play Win the Ads in the only show that says don’t just watch the adverts – win ‘em!

In a Takeaway first, Ant and Dec host a wedding to remember as a couple from Dubai, Michelle and Sam, celebrate in a surprise ceremony which proved controversial in the UK amid claims of bigamy involving one of the guests at the ceremony.

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Wedding
Sam & Michelle Blackburn’s wedding on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. ©ITV. Photographer Kieron McCarron

The cast of West End musical Billy Elliot try to transform Little Ant and Dec into ballet dancers for the End of the Show Show (which this week takes places in the middle of the programme).

Meanwhile the plot thickens in the fourth part of Who Shot Simon Cowell? as Ant and Dec seek out Louis Walsh in their hunt for the real culprit.

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway is scheduled for broadcast tonight (April 2) at 21.15 on itvCHOICE (DStv channel 123), with repeat showings on Sunday 3 April at 09.00 and 16.30, Monday 4 April at 03.50 and Saturday 9 April at 15.05.