Michael McIntyre will host the Royal Variety Performance 2014 featuring Dame Shirley Bassey and Bette Midler in front of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.



The long-running variety show will take place on Thursday, November 13 and be broadcast on ITV in December.

Other stars acts announced in this year’s show include Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, American popstar Demi Lovato, Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro, the cast of multi-award winning musical Miss Saigon, tenor Alfie Boe and Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s Inala.



Comedy comes from Russell Kane, Jack Whitehall, Sarah Millican and Trevor Noah, and the magical talents of Stephen Mulhern.



The event is staged in aid of the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund and money raised from the show helps those people from the world of entertainment in need of care and assistance.



More acts for the Royal Variety Performance will be announced soon.