British broadcaster The BBC have today added the 1974 and 1998 Eurovision Song Contests online.
Both contests can be found on the BBCiPlayer for the next 11 months, containing the commentary of David Vine for the 1974 contest and Terry Wogan for the 1998 contest.
The UK holds the record for hosting eight contests in total which include:
1960: London- Royal Festival Hall- Presenter Katie Boyle
1963: London- BBC Television Centre- Presenter Katie Boyle
1968: London- Royal Albert Hall- Presenter Katie Boyle
1972: Edinburgh- Usher Hall- Presenter Moira Shearer
1974: Brighton- Brighton Dome- Presenter Katie Boyle
1977: London- Wembley Conference Centre- Presenter Angela Rippon
1982: Harrogate- Harrogate International Centre- Presenter Jan Leeming
1998:Birmingham- National Indoor Arena- Presenters Terry Wogan and Ulrika Jonsson
Both the 1974 and 1998 contests can be found by clicking here.
Aswell as the above contests, The BBCiPlayer also currently features the compilation show ‘The A-Z of Eurovision’ aswell as a documentary about this year’s UK representative James Newman in ‘Eurovision 2021: The Road to Rotterdam’.
As we reported yesterday, Sarah Cox will be co-hosting the UK Semi Final commentary this evening as Rylan Clark Neal is unwell. ESC Bubble hopes that Rylan gets well soon.
Which Eurovision Song Contest is your favourite of all time? Would you like to see other contests added to the BBCiPlayer? Let us know in the comments section below!