Sunday 18 August 2019

Alesha Dixon to read a CBeebies bedtime story

She follows in the footsteps of Sir Elton John, Dolly Parton, David Hasselhoff and Tom Hardy in signing up for the star-studded slot.

Alesha Dixon on CBeebies (BBC)
Alesha Dixon on CBeebies (BBC)

By Sherna Noah, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

Alesha Dixon has signed up to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story.

The Britain’s Got Talent judge, 40, has turned children’s author in recent years, releasing her own superhero book.

Sir Elton John reading a CBeebies Bedtime Story (Pete Dadds/PA)

But the mother-of-one will be reading another story –  about a superhero in search of a sidekick – in Juniper Jupiter by Lizzy Stewart.

Dixon follows in the footsteps of Sir Elton John, Dolly Parton, David Hasselhoff, Tom Hardy and Jodie Whittaker in signing up for the star-studded TV slot.

The singer and co-presenter of The Greatest Dancer said of her five-year-old: “I’ve always made time with my daughter, Azura, for a bedtime story.

“There’s something magical about lying in the dark and listening to stories.”

Dixon’s CBeebies Bedtime Stories slot airs at 6.50pm on May 24. 

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