Festive Phillip to host Text Santa this Christmas!

6th November 2012

Phillip will be putting the cause into Santa Claus this Christmas, raising millions of pounds with Text Santa and fellow hosts Ant & Dec, Christine Bleakley, Holly Willoughby and Paddy McGuinness, ITV1 on Friday 21st December.

Phillip and Holly Willoughby will be co- presenting their own segment in an evening entertainment extravaganza following a day of Text Santa programming on ITV1. There will be surprises galore, live studio entertainment and super-star guests, plus special mini-episodes of some of the channel’s leading shows, including a festive Coronation Street!

The Text Santa appeal works on behalf of specially chosen charities offering life-changing services to vulnerable people throughout the UK. This year’s charities are Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives and Whizz-Kidz.

The show encourages viewers to donate throughout the night as part of the Text Santa appeal. People can also get involved in fundraising beforehand in the run up to the show, with adults and kids fundraising packs available for download now from www.itv.com/textsanta.

Alternatively, you can donate money through Text Santa’s commercial partners, by using the JustTextGiving service on Vodafone or donating over the counter in any Santander bank. Text Santa’s broadcast sponsor ASDA will also be selling festive Text Santa hats nationwide with a percentage of the sale going to the appeal.

Visit the Text Santa website to find out more and how you can support the Text Santa appeal.

Phillip and his wife Steph will also take part in a special edition of All Star Mr & Mrs this Christmas! Host Stephen Mulhern will turn the tables on Phillip for once and gets him to spill the beans on his marriage to Steph - and with 19 years worth of wedded life to go on, it should be one of the best All Star Mr and Mrs yet!

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  • Hello Phillip Frist of all i just like to say You are still my very specail friend forever in my life you are such a wonderful friend, and always will be. and this is for DEC to. I am so looking forward to Christmas Mr and Mrs special i really think it is a great Idea I knew you would do this being on the other side it will be so funny. i can not wiate i had a funny feeling you will do this,for Mr and Mrs I am Mrs Joseph. Art I hope Text Santa really goes really well for you and Ant and Dec and for getting for Holly as well good luck

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