Planning every last aspect of Will and Kate’s wedding to the minutest detail in the run up to this Friday’s ceremony. And with over 2 billion people worldwide expected to tune in to the momentous event live, their choice of production team couldn’t be more important.
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So the palace has turned to one of the most respected stage managers in television, Diccon Ramsay. The 27-year-old will take a break from his day job on ITV1 talent show The X Factor to take command of the 60 special cameras located around Westminster Abbey to capture every emotion of the king-to-be and his blushing bride.
Buckingham Palace has asked Diccon Ramsay, the 27-year-old stage manager of the U.K. version of Simon Cowell’s X-Factor, to take time off from his day job and bring some showbiz drama to coordinating coverage inside the Abbey, where a network of cameras that have been installed to deliver every aspect of the ceremony to an audience predicted to be 2 billion viewers worldwide.