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Eurovision 2018: What these six UK entrants know now

Blue, Sonia and Nicki French

The Eurovision Song Contest is almost upon us and the UK’s entrant SuRie will already be limbering up in Lisbon ahead of Saturday’s grand final.

Some of the UK’s former competitors have spoken about their Eurovision experience and what their favourite memories from the show were – even if the vote wasn’t kind to them.

So, who looks back with bittersweet feelings? Who were the most competitive countries and which competitor had Simon Cowell on their team?

Eurovision 2018: What these six UK entrants know now
Eurovision 2018: What these six UK entrants know now

BBC News spoke to six of the UK’s previous Eurovision acts and found out what advice they would give to SuRie.


1. Lucie Jones

Image caption Lucie Jones: I just wanted to make the UK proud at the 2017 Eurovision Song contest

Lucie Jones was last year’s UK entry, coming a respectable 15th out of the 26 countries which competed in the final.

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