Among those chosen to flick the famous switch is Dr Jason Cupitt, who led the coronavirus response in the intensive care unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Blackpool Illuminations 2020: Meet the switch on stars invited to turn on the Lights

A selection of the “corona heroes” who kept us safe at the height of the global pandemic have been chosen to turn on the Lights 2020, in recognition of their efforts.

Thursday, 3rd September 2020, 12:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 3rd September 2020, 3:20 pm

A further 48 Corona Heroes will have illuminated images of themselves included in a special tribute section along the Golden Mile.

The extraordinary Switch-On team will join Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kieley tomorrow evening September 4 to pull the famous switch at a special virtual switch-on event to be staged in association with MTV.

Here are the names and faces who will help to 'Bring on the Light'

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