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Princess Adds Big Celebrity Names To Meet-And-Greets Including Game Of Thrones Star

Princess Adds Big Celebrity Names To Meet-And-Greets Including Game Of Thrones Star

Princess Cruises has just revealed its second round of celebrities who will guest star on Sapphire Princess this year.

The Southampton-based ship will head to northern Europe and the Mediterranean from May to October offering passengers their ‘Come Back New’ experience.

The first round of celebrities were announced in November last year, and includes James Cosmo (actor in films Braveheart and Trainspotting, and TV series Game of Thrones), on a 7-night Norwegian Fjords and Summer Solstice cruise, departing June 16th.

The second lineup includes:

William Roache (actor, Ken Barlow in Coronation Street) on a 14-night Baltic Heritage cruise, departing June 2nd. His son, Linus Roache (actor, Michael Cutter in Law and Order), will also be onboard and fill a separate speaker slot

Valerie Singleton (radio and TV presenter: Blue Peter, BBC Radio 4) on a 12-night Canary Island cruise, departing October 9th

Ann Widdecombe (former Conservative Party politician, Big Brother star, Strictly Come Dancing) on a 12-night Canary Island cruise, departing October 9th

Terry Butcher (former football manager and England footballer) on a 14-night Baltic Heritage cruise, departing July 7th

Rosemary Shrager (chef, This Morning, The Real Marigold Hotel, Ladette to Lady, Soapstar Superchef) on a 14-night Mediterranean Interlude cruise, departing September 22nd

Denny Seiwell (drummer and founding member of Wings) on a 14-night Land of the Midnight Sun cruise, departing August 18th

Allan Dennis Rich (songwriter, former Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe nominee) on a 14-night Mediterranean Adventurer cruise, departing May 12th

The addition of these speakers to the existing line up means at least one celebrity will appear on each Sapphire Princess sailing during the UK season, aside from a three-day Channel Islands voyage in October.

Each name will host a 45-minute talk with questions and answers, as well as a meet and greet session including photographs and book signings.

Every voyage will also feature educational speakers who will discuss specialist subjects including history and culture, criminology, wellbeing and pop culture.

These speakers include:

Halfdan Tangen (Norwegian explorer) on a seven-night Scandinavia cruise departing May 26th and September 1st, a 14-night Baltic Heritage cruise departing June 2,nd a seven-night Norwegian Fjords and Summer Solstice cruise departing June 16th and a seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise departing July 21st

Gillian Walnes Perry MBE (founder of the Anne Frank trust) on a 14-night Baltic Heritage cruise, departing July 7th

Jevan Morris (former naval commander, meteorologist and oceanographer) on a 12-night Canary Island cruise, departing October 9th

Mike Curtis (former royal navy submariner) on a 14-night Mediterranean Adventurer cruise, departing July 28th

Keith Lumley (former police chief superintendent) on a seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise, departing August 11th

Rachel Watson (wellbeing consultant) on a 14-night Baltic Heritage cruise, departing September 8th

Kathy Stearne (destination expert) on a 14-night Land of the Midnight Sun cruise, departing August 18th

Marc Stanton (former child actor, TV director and producer) on a 14-night Mediterranean Interlude cruise, departing September 22nd

David Sibbald (former teacher, radio presenter) on a 14-night Land of the Midnight Sun cruise, departing June 23rd

Christine Dunbobbin (author, actress, voice over artist) on a 14-night Mediterranean Adventurer cruise, departing May 12th

Danielle Barnett (singer-songwriter, vocal coach), on a seven-night Spain and France cruise, departing May 5th

Princess’ speaker programme is part of the line’s Discovery at Sea partnership with the Discovery Channel, and Sapphire Princess is also due to start the line’s longest ever season sailing from the UK in 2019.

 

What do you think of the newly-released lineup for Princess? Is there anyone on there you’d be excited to meet and get a photo with? Have you sailed with Sapphire Princess before? Leave us your comments!

 

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