Princess Cruises has unveiled the star-studded celebrity line-up for entertainment on board its Summer Seacation sailings.

Ahead of the launch of its Summer Seacation itineraries due to sail around the British Isles this summer, Princess Cruises has announced the line-up of celebrity speakers and entertainers joining guests on board.

Princess’ Medallion Class ships Regal Princess and Sky Princess will sail a roundtrip from Southampton between July and September this year offering scenic UK cruises and voyages with stops in Liverpool, Portland, Belfast and Greenock, on itineraries ranging from three to seven nights.

The celebrity speaker line-up, which includes household names from across the world of TV, entertainment and sport, will be the fourth speaker programme Princess Cruises has hosted on its UK-based ships.

Regal Princess

Celebrity Line-up and Special Guest Speakers on Princess Cruises’ Summer Seacations

Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards

Former British Olympic skier, portrayed in biographical film ‘Eddie the Eagle’. Three-night cruise on Regal Princess, departing August 14.

Tessa Sanderson

Former British Olympic javelin thrower and heptathlete who won gold for Great Britain at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Four-night cruise on Regal Princess, departing August 28.

Shaun Wallace

Barrister, lecturer and television personality, best recognised as one of the ‘chasers’ on the ITV quiz show The Chase. Three-night cruise on Regal Princess, departing July 31.

Rob Rinder

Criminal barrister and television personality, starring in reality TV court show Judge Rinder. Three-night cruise on Regal Princess, departing August 7.

Valerie Singleton

Television and radio presenter best known as the longest serving presenter of the popular children’s series Blue Peter from 1962 to 1972. Three-night cruise on Regal Princess, departing August 21.

Simon Weston

Veteran of the British Army, known for his charity work and recovery from severe burn injuries suffered during the Falklands War. Four-night cruise on Regal Princess, departing September 5.

Sally Gunnell

Former track and field athlete who won gold for Great Britain in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics for the 400 metre hurdles. Gunnell remains the only woman to have won the European, World, Commonwealth and Olympic 400m hurdles titles. Three-night cruise on Sky Princess, departing September 3.

Rustie Lee

TV personality, chef, actress, singer and former politician, starring in Channel 4’s Celebrity Coach Trip in 2020. Three-night cruise on Sky Princess, departing September 10.

Guest Entertainer Appearances 

In addition to the star-studded lineup of speakers, guest entertainers will be stopping by for special performances on board, including Gareth Gates and former X Factor star Andy Abraham.

Speaking about the celebrity line-up, Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises UK & Europe vice president, says: “We are excited to announce the return of our popular UK-based speaker programme for our Summer Seacations. We are looking forward to welcoming several household names to Regal Princess and Sky Princess, providing guests with unique and immersive experiences that can only be found on a Princess ship.

“We are sure that guests sailing on our Seacations this summer will head home from their holiday with lasting memories and great stories to share.”

All-inclusive fares for a balcony stateroom start from £539pp for a three-night scenic voyage and £599pp for a four-night cruise with up to one port. Fares include the cost of any COVID-19 testing which may be required at the time of travel. Visit for more information and to book.

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