Adele at the BBC special performance for Welwyn Hatfield musician

PUBLISHED: 14:25 20 November 2015 | UPDATED: 14:25 20 November 2015

Adele at the BBC [Picture: BBC/Guy Levy]

Adele at the BBC [Picture: BBC/Guy Levy]

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A talented musician from Welwyn Hatfield is set to appear on three television shows tonight (Friday), including BBC One’s Adele at the BBC special.

Violinist Hayley Pomfrett can be seen in  ITV game show 1000 Heartbeats, hosted by Vernon KayViolinist Hayley Pomfrett can be seen in ITV game show 1000 Heartbeats, hosted by Vernon Kay

Violinist Hayley Pomfrett, who grew up in Cuffley and now lives in Hatfield, performs with Adele on BBC One’s exclusive hour-long special hosted by Graham Norton.

In the show, chart-topping Hello singer-songwriter Adele performs classic tracks as well as songs from her new album ‘25’, accompanied by a live band.

It will be Adele’s first television performance since she performed Skyfall at the 85th Academy Awards in February 2013, where she won Best Original Song for the theme tune to the 23rd James Bond film.

Graham Norton said: “This is the music event of the year and I’m thrilled to be part of bringing it to BBC One.

“This opportunity to spend an hour with Adele, her music and her stories is a truly rare treat.

“If I wasn’t hosting this special I’d be sat at home watching it!”

Graham Norton and Adele in Adele at the BBC [Picture: BBC/Guy Levy]Graham Norton and Adele in Adele at the BBC [Picture: BBC/Guy Levy]

Expect to hear Skyfall and more tonight in Adele at the BBC, which starts at 8.30pm.

Hayley Promfrett is also due to appear alongside Welsh rockers Stereophonics tonight (Friday) on TFI Friday.

Chris Evans’ show can be seen on Channel 4 from 8pm – in direct competition with the Adele special.

Hayley will also appear on The Graham Norton Show this evening.

Joining chat show host Graham this week are Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi, comedian David Walliams and 80s chart-topping synthpop band Duran Duran.

Hayley will be performing with Simon Le Bon and co.

The programme can be seen on BBC One tonight at 10.40pm.

As first violinist in string quartet Heartbeats Strings, former Dame Alice Owen’s School, Potters Bar, pupil Hayley can be seen on daytime TV from Monday.

She will be appearing in the new series of 1000 Heartbeats, which starts on ITV on Monday, November 23.

Hosted by Vernon Kaye, the quiz show can be seen every day, Monday to Friday, at 3pm.

There will also be a special Text Santa episode with celebrities as contestants next month.


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