She’s been on our scenes for years and years now.
But all that work in showbiz has payed off because for Cilla Black because she is set to receive a BAFTA award for outstanding contribution to entertainment!
Over the years the 70-year-old has hosted popular shows like Surprise Surprise and Blind Date and has had a very successful career.
Other people to have received this award include Simon Cowell, Jon Snow, Murray Walker and Jeremy Paxman.
Talking about the award Cilla said:
‘I am thrilled to be honoured with this award – I am totally delighted.
‘I’ve been very fortunate to have a long and full career in television and this means the world to me.’
She will collect her award at the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards – on May 18 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London and it will also be broadcast by BBC1.