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Facts and figures

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The Switch-On event attracts TV, radio and additional media coverage from across the globe

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The mountain of lighting equipment is worth over £10m

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Electricity consumption has fallen by two thirds in 10 years due to use of LED technology

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Blackpool Illuminations cost over £2m to stage each year

Of the most memorable Switch-On stars

1953 - George Formby 1959 - Jayne Mansfield 1964 - Gracie Fields 1978 - Terry Wogan 1979 - The Muppets 1985 - Joanna Lumley 1988 - Andrew Lloyd Webber 1994 - Shirley Bassey 1999 - Gary Barlow 2007 - David Tennant 2008 - Top Gear 2009 - Alan Carr 2010 - Robbie Williams 2014 - Peter Kay 2015 - Tim Burton

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