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New Celebrity Speaker Line-up Announced for Sapphire Princess

Date Posted: 24 Nov 2017

This year Princess Cruises welcomed several celebrity speakers onboard as part of its Encounters with Discovery speaker series. Experts and professionals from all walks of life including sports, television and politics gave detailed talks and welcomed fans with meet and greet sessions.

Following the success of this year’s Encounters with Discovery series, Princess Cruises have released the next star studded line-up for 2018 onboard Southampton based Sapphire Princess.

“Our UK speaker programme was very well-received by guests last year so we’re pleased to announce its return. We’ll be welcoming back favourites from last time, including Harry Redknapp and John Virgo, as well as introducing some popular new faces” – Tony Roberts (Princess Cruises Vice President UK and Europe) said of the onboard entertainment programme.

The Sapphire Princess 2018 speaker series includes:

  • Linda Gray - Actress, Sue Ellen in Dallas. Onboard 14 nt Mediterranean Adventure cruise July 28th and 7 nt Norwegian Fjords cruise August 11th
  • Pete Best – Former drummer of the Beatles. Onboard 14 nt Land of Midnight Sun cruise August 18th
  • Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards – Former British Olympic skier. Onboard 7 nt Scandinavia cruise September 1st
  • John Virgo – Snooker star. Onboard 14 nt Baltic Heritage cruise September 8th
  • Harry Redknapp - Former footballer. Onboard 14 nt Mediterranean Adventure cruise May 12th
  • Beverley Callard – Actress, Liz McDonald in Coronation Street. Onboard 7 nt Scandinavia cruise May 26th
  • James Cosmo – Actor, Braveheart, Trainspotting and Game of Thrones. Onboard 7 nt Norwegian Fjords Summer Solstice cruise June 16th
  • Jimmy McKenna - Actor, A Touch of Frost, Hollyoaks. Onboard 14 nt Land of the Midnight Sun cruise June 23rd
  • Paul Burrell RVM - Former butler to Diana Princess of Wales. Onboard 7 nt Norwegian Fjords cruise July 21st
  • Nick Pickard – Actor, Hollyoaks. Onboard 14 nt Mediterranean Adventure cruise July 28th
  • Ashley Taylor – Actress and singer, Hollyoaks, Strictly Come Dancing. Onboard 7 nt Spain and France cruise May 5th

Princess Cruises' 2018 guest speakers will take part in book signings and photograph opportunities in addition to hosting a 45 minute talk with Q&A session. More speakers are expected to be announced for further 2018 sailings soon

Don’t miss the chance to meet these famous faces and star speakers, book your Sapphire Princess cruise now.

Please note: Princess Cruises speaker line-up is correct on the day of publishing but maybe subject to change.

New Celebrity Speaker Line-up Announced for Sapphire Princess

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