Channel 4 has unveiled a snippet of ‘Our Gay Wedding: The Musical’, which will air at 10pm this evening.
The programme, hosted by Stephen Fry, is the work of grooms Benjamin Till and Nathan Taylor, who decided to write and stage their real wedding as a musical.
The clip features a guest appearance from Channel 4 newsreader Jon Snow, just one of many famous guests who will make an appearance.
The wedding, which took place at Alexandra Palace on Saturday, includes sung readings and vows, and features the whole congregation of family, friends and special guests, including Gok Wan, actress Julie Hesmondhalgh, Peter Tatchell, former Equalities minister Lynne Featherstone, and Pink News publisher Benjamin Cohen.
The programme will also include special messages for the couple from Boy George, Will Young, Paul O’Grady, Olivia Newton John, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband, and performances from The Feeling, Erasure singer Andy Bell and The London Gay Men’s Chorus, among others.
Benjamin and Nathan, who both work in musical theatre, said: “We’ve been together for nearly 12 years, and never thought we’d get the chance to get married, for real.
“Doing what we both do for a living has meant that we’ve spent our entire lives expressing emotion through song, so getting married in a musical, particularly one that we’re writing ourselves, felt like the most natural thing in the world.”
Our Gay Wedding: The Musical will air at 10pm tonight on Channel 4.