Andrew Lloyd Webber plans singalong for Diamond Jubilee
Musical mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is hoping to stage the U.K.'s biggest ever singalong by encouraging half a million people to join in during the Diamond Jubilee concert.
Central London is expected to come to a standstill on 4 June when a star-studded show is staged in the grounds of Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne.
More than 500,000 people are predicted to line The Mall outside the monarch's residence, and Lloyd Webber is urging award-winning choirmaster Gareth Malone to get the huge crowd singing along when pop star Gary Barlow's specially-written track Sing is performed at the climax of the concert.
Lloyd Webber tells This Morning, "What we are hoping is, on the actual day itself, when we do it in the concert, because we have made the music available for people to download free, we are hoping that we will get the whole of The Mall to sing it. Gareth Malone has got his big challenge now - he will have half a million people he has to galvanise into singing."