In Season 3, two foster carers are thanked for their dedication, British sporting legends meet a dedicated fundraiser, and a grandmother is surprised by family members from three continents.
Holly Willoughby delivers the perfect Christmas presents to deserving members of the public in a festive edition of the show. Olympic gold medal-winning rowing champion James Cracknell surprises an injured soldier, who is in the process of preparing to row across the Atlantic Ocean, and the One Direction boys make dreams come true for a young heart transplant survivor and her sister. Two people who have spent the whole year caring for the needy in their community are recognised for their efforts, and a man is reunited with his sister to spend Christmas together for the first time in 25 years.
Holly Willoughby joins forces with Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon to reward a charity campaigner who has helped save the lives of many unborn babies. Two best friends with a shared passion for dancing are invited to perform a tango routine with former Strictly professionals Vincent and Flavia, and there's a further surprise for one of the lucky ladies. A number of British sporting legends meet a dedicated fundraiser who overcame childhood illness to complete a series of extraordinary physical challenges, and a woman who has devoted her life to running a farm to rehabilitate struggling youngsters receives a special thank-you.
Mark Wright takes a community hero on the trip of a lifetime to see world-renowned violinist Andre Rieu, and a former soldier who set up a go-kart racing team for injured ex-servicemen receives a gift to help him continue his good work. Michael Underwood delivers a special thank-you to an inspirational cancer survivor, and in the biggest reunion in the programme's history, a grandmother is surprised by family members from three continents, including the brother she hasn't seen for nearly 50 years. Holly Willoughby presents.
JLS star-turned-presenter Marvin Humes surprises a dedicated volunteer with a complete makeover for his community soup kitchen. A 76-year-old fundraising singer fulfils a lifelong dream when she performs with an orchestra in the studio, and there's a further treat in store when she's reunited with her best friend after more than 40 years apart. Plus, a devoted husband delivers a heartfelt message of thanks to his wife for her love and support during a family tragedy. Holly Willoughby presents.
Classical crossover star Katherine Jenkins surprises a fundraising fan with a workout he will never forget, before performing in the studio. Singer-turned-presenter Peter Andre transforms a community volunteer's garden with the 60 Minute Makeover team, and an Emmerdale viewer fulfils a lifelong ambition to pull a pint in the Woolpack, as well as starring in a special scene. A mother receives a gift for her work setting up a charity to support families with children suffering from a rare genetic disorder.
Holly Willoughby is joined by chart-topping pop star Olly Murs, who surprises an inspiring fitness instructor and performs in the studio. A dedicated youth worker receives a life-changing gift from his hero, former England captain Rio Ferdinand, and Dave Berry helps an extraordinary teenager fulfil her dreams as she faces an uncertain future. A bride-to-be who has overcome two serious illnesses is given a special early wedding present when she's reunited with her older sister.
Pop supergroup McBusted surprise one of their biggest fans with a performance on top of London's O2 arena, and former JLS member Marvin Humes makes a dream come true for an inspiring aid worker who came to the rescue of a Somerset village devastated by floods. A deserving volunteer receives a special delivery from her singing idol Russell Watson, and a fundraiser is surprised by former Welsh international footballer John Hartson, before an emotional reunion with her much-missed sister from Australia. Holly Willoughby presents.