Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Sydney
Sunday 1 December at 7:40pm
Filmed in Sydney, set against a full-size replica of Edinburgh Castle, the renowned Scottish spectacular features a cast of more than 1500 making it the largest Tattoo ever in its 69-year history. Unrivalled in its pageantry, this historic Tattoo is hosted by ABC’s Jeremy Fernandez and Kumi Taguchi, with exclusive backstage interviews by ABC Classics presenter Russell Torrance.
Fourteen nations from around the world are represented, including the UK, Switzerland, France, Tonga, Fiji, Cook Islands, New Zealand and Australia as well as for the first time ever, acts from Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa and Vanuatu.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Sydney 2019 features all the hallmark elements of this world-famous military and cultural event, including traditional crowd favourite songs Auld Lang Syne and Scotland The Brave and contemporary favourites, as well as a special performance by John Paul Young, singing his much-loved classic, Love Is In The Air, joined by the entire cast of the Sydney 2019 Tattoo. The event features world-class pipes and drums, military marching, traditional and colourful costumes, and breath-taking special effects.