Text Santa 2013 Date, Charities and Presenters Lineup

When is Text Santa 2013 on ITV?

The Text Santa 2013 time and air date has been officially confirmed by ITV as 8:00pm on Friday, 20 December.

List of Text Santa 2013 Supported Charities

Age UK, Barnardo’s, BeatBullying, British Heart Foundation, Clic Sargent and Help the Hospices.

ITV viewers will be able to begin donating via text throughout the appeal, starting from Monday 25 November. For more information about fundraising or how to make donations, please visit the official ITV Text Santa website.

Presenter Line-ups and Guest Performances

The charity fundraising show will be presented in individual sections by the paired lineups of Holly Willoughby & Phillip Schofield, Paddy McGuinness & Christine Bleakley and of course Ant & Dec.

The night will feature a performance of “Fairytale of Weatherfield” by Shane MacGowan and Coronation Street cast members, an exclusive Emmerdale Text Santa sketch and a special, more mature episode of Take Me Out. ITV are also promising a number of exclusive live appearances from “very special, mystery guests”.

We’ll also see a special visitor to Coronation Street, as pop star and former X Factor judge Cheryl Cole stops by The Rovers Return.

The cast of ITV2’s hit reality series The Big Reunion, will also perform a live cover of the Wizzard festive track ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’. Profits from the sales of this charity single will go directly to Text Santa.

Also look out for a number of celebrities appearing throughout the evening to deliver their own personal, Text Santa message.