Mother’s pride as Bedford’s Tom Grennan plays at the Royal Albert Hall


Tonight, Bedford-born Tom Grennan, will be performing at a sold-out Royal Albert Hall as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust’s iconic annual takeover and his mum couldn’t be prouder.

“As a mother, all you want is for your children to be healthy and happy,” said Clare Grennan.

“Thomas is having an amazing adventure and is humbled to be performing for the Teenage Cancer Trust at the Albert Hall. As a family, we are all extremely proud of the gracious, hardworking young man he continues to be and we hope that lots of money is raised tonight for this extremely important charity.”

Tom is certainly in good company at the Royal Albert Hall this year, with other headliners including Rudimental, Take That, Doves and Levellers.

Every penny Teenage Cancer Trust raises goes towards putting a spotlight on the thousands of young people living with cancer across the UK. The services provided treat people as individuals – the young person first and the cancer diagnosis second.

Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall was conceived and curated by the charity’s Honorary Patron Roger Daltrey CBE, the legendary frontman of The Who, and he still plays a vital role in making the shows happen.

Since releasing ‘Something in the Water’ in 2016, the former St Thomas More pupil’s career has gone from strength to strength.

He was named BBC Introducing Artist of the Year 2019, has been nominated for numerous awards and ‘Found What I’ve Been Looking For‘ not only received lots of radio play, but is on the FIFA18 soundtrack and the Sky Sports Soccer Saturday theme tune.

Tom’s mum is not the only one in Bedford feeling proud, the whole town is behind him.

You can donate to the Teenage Cancer Trust here.

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