We are thrilled that the annual Prince’s Trust Awards in Association with TK Maxx & Homesense will air on ITV and ITV Hub for the very first time. In the presence of Founder and President of The Prince’s Trust HRH The Prince of Wales, this year will mark the eighteenth year of the Awards, which celebrate the extraordinary achievements of young people supported by the charity.
The Prince’s Trust Awards will be hosted by Ant & Dec who will be joined by a host of stars from film, television, music and sport. The Awards recognise young people who have succeeded against the odds, improved their chances in life and had a positive impact on their local community.
It’s an absolute privilege to be involved in The Prince’s Trust Awards again this year and to be hosting it for the 10th time. It is always so inspirational to hear from these young people who, through pure determination and against all odds, have come out fighting and achieved so much.
We’re honoured to play a part in the amazing work of The Prince's Trust. The young people celebrated at The Prince’s Trust Awards have shown real strength, commitment and dedication and are proof that the support offered by The Trust really is life changing.
Martina Milburn, The Prince’s Trust Group Chief Executive said:
Since 1976, The Prince’s Trust has championed the immense potential of young people and supported them to gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed. Each year, The Prince’s Trust Awards allows us to celebrate the achievements and admire the resilience of young people across the UK and internationally. It is with great pleasure and pride that this year, for the first time, we are able to broadcast The Awards on ITV. ITV is the perfect partner to tell the incredible stories of the young people we support and to bring the Awards show to a new audience.
Louise Major, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment at ITV and Gemma John-Lewis, Commissioner, Entertainment at ITV said:
We are privileged to show the remarkable work that The Prince’s Trust does and the tremendous courage and determination of the young people they support. We are thrilled to have Ant & Dec at the helm and we hope it will inspire and encourage other young people across the country to fulfil their ambitions no matter what their situation is.
Fiona Clark, Creative Director for Lifted Entertainment said:
Lifted Entertainment are delighted to be producing these very special awards which are being televised for the very first time, giving viewers a wonderful opportunity to honour this year’s extraordinary winners.
The awards will take place in May and will be available to watch on 26th May at 20:30 on ITV and the ITV Hub. It will be produced by Lifted Entertainment, part of ITV Studios.