Introducing the segment, Michael introduced her and said: “Anne, who has been blind since birth, has one huge passion in her life – and that is singing.
“It was during lockdown that Anne gave some of her most special performances – encouraged by her friend Alyn, she sang her heart out for everyone on the street.
“So Anne’s neighbours, especially Alyn, decided they wanted to give her a special surprise as a way of thanking her, so they have nominated her to be tonight’s unexpected star – it’s a good one.”
To get Anne into the studio where the show was being filmed, they set up a fake recording studio, where she was told she would appear on a fictitious podcast Inspirational People hosted by Anita Rani.
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