Host Carol Vorderman once again unites the biggest names in showbiz, sport and politics to pay tribute to some remarkable people in the most moving and uplifting award ceremony of the TV calendar.

Among this year’s winners are a brave nine-year-old girl who has battled through more than 500 operations for burns and is now raising £50,000 for charity, an NHS doctor who takes unpaid leave to save lives in war zones and an Alzheimer’s sufferer who has become an internet singing sensation.

Also on the roll of honour are Team GB and Paralympics GB. Humbling.