Friday’s edition of the daily podcast from the Big Orange Sofa in Lisbon – Ewan, Ross, and Ellie review the second Semi Final; and we review the qualifiers for the Grand Final. Ewan Spence and ESC Insight bring you all the news from backstage at Eurovision 2018.
As in recent years, the production team burned the midnight oil to give us the running order for Saturday’s Grand Final. John Egan gives us an overview of the order and what it might portend for our 2018 overall results.
Semi Final 2 qualifiers are Australia, Denmark, Hungary, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
Singing vikings, dancing robots and the return of Rybak… John Lucas presents a rundown of what to watch out for in tonight’s second Semi Final of Eurovision 2018.
The final Semi Final step of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is here. It’s time to get #AllAboard with Ewan Spence and Lisa-Jayne Lewis in ESC Insight’s Alternative Commentary track for the second semi-final from Lisbon’s Altice Arena.
Lisbon 2018’s Eurovision staging made the artistic choice to remove the LED wall. Elaine O’Neill looks at the history of physical props and virtual scenery, the impact of RTPs choice, and the positive impact on the Song Contest.