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Matthew Ashton

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United Kingdom

Matthew Ashton

Self-confessed superfan of the Eurovision Song Contest, Matthew Ashton has been working for the toy company Lego for several years. Within the company he now undertakes the role of “Vice President of Design at the LEGO Group”.

Within his role at the company, Matthew went on to become the executive producer of “The LEGO Movie”, as well as the spin-off “The LEGO Batman Movie”. Matthew later became a well known face to viewers when he appeared as a judge on two series of LEGO Masters on Channel 4. He judged the show alongside Roma Agrawal in the first series and Fran Scott in the second.

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Eurojury

Eurojury is the flagship broadcast of Showcase, celebrating the music of the Eurovision Song Contest with juries of up to 180 entertainment industry professionals. Rob Lilley has hosted the televised event since the fourth edition in 2016, succeeding Josh Dubovie and Linda Martin during the show's time as a radio broadcast. Eurojury is known for producing an accurate simulation of the results likely to be seen at the Eurovision Song Contest in May and is often used by bookmakers and broadcasters as a guide and prediction of the grand final result.

United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest

The United Kingdom debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and holds the record for the most consecutive appearances in the contest. To date the UK has won the contest a total of five times, with their first victory coming in 1967 and their latest in 1997. The UK holds the record for the most second place finishes in the contest, having been runner-up a total of 15 times. Since 2000 the UK has finished within the top 10 only twice, this being in 2002 with Jessica Garlick and in 2009 with Jade Ewen.

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