Alan Titchmarsh jests that he could also be upstaged by Tom Cruise on the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations
ITV Platinum Jubilee Celebration presenter Alan Titchmarsh appears to be getting tetchy over comparisons in regards to the star wattage imbalance between himself and Tom Cruise, who will make a visitor look on the celebrations.
‘It’s raised a number of eyebrows and given rise to some feedback, nevertheless it has additionally raised the profile of the occasion,’ green-fingered Alan permits.
‘At least I was described as a “Gardening A-lister”, so that will do me. Though as well as being a man of the earth I have also been a television presenter and talk-show host for more than 30 years now. I just want to get out there and do a good job and I am sure Tom Cruise feels the same,’ he then defined.
Jubilee presenter: Alan Titchmarsh has jested that he could also be upstaged by Tom Cruise on the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations
Maybe he can upstage the Mission: Inconceivable star by leaping out of a helicopter into Windsor Fortress’s grounds?
Alan is about to host the occasion alongside stars resembling Dame Helen Mirren, Damian Lewis and Adjoa Andoh because the televised occasion takes place at Windsor Fortress.
The Herald, who will narrate the efficiency, will take viewers by means of time with every act reflecting on key moments in historical past, together with Elizabeth I’s Tilbury Speech and James I and the Gunpowder Plot.
Uncommon pair: ‘It’s raised a number of eyebrows and given rise to some feedback, nevertheless it has additionally raised the profile of the occasion,’ Alan permits (Tom Cruise pictured this month)
Celebrations: The Herald, who will narrate the efficiency, will take viewers by means of time with every act reflecting on key moments in historical past
Talking on the pairing with Tom not too long ago, Alan mentioned: ‘Tom Cruise and I should not a pure pairing, however I am all for breaking the mould!
‘I do know Adjoa Andoh and a number of the different presenters and I believe we’re all simply grateful to have been requested to take part. It is going to be essentially the most spectacular night and I believe we’ll all simply be troubled to get it proper,’ he defined.
However regardless of Alan taking all of it in his stride, followers not too long ago took to social media to show their disbelief on the duo.
Star: Dame Helen Mirren can even be internet hosting the star-studded occasion, as she is about to play Queen Elizabeth I for the look again by means of time
One fan bluntly commented: ‘I’ve died and gone to hell’, whereas one other predicted it will likely be a ‘nauseating catastrophe’.
‘When scientology meets wokery,’ one other mentioned, referencing Cruise’s faith, including: ‘What is the probability this “celebrity-studded” “gallop through history” can be as cringeworthy as 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?’
One other requested: ‘What’s it received to do with Tom Cruise?’, with one person branding the Mission Inconceivable star’s casting a ‘unhealthy selection’.
Confused: However regardless of Alan taking all of it in his stride, followers not too long ago took to social media to show their disbelief on the duo