Ant and Dec auctioning off National Television Awards for NHS

Julia Hunt
Contributor
Ant & Dec with the The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award and TV Presenter Award at the National Television Awards 2018 (Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Ant and Dec are auctioning off two of their prestigious presenting prizes to raise funds for the NHS.

Each of the stars is donating a National Television Award to Chris Evans’s fundraiser for Scrubs Glorious Scrubs, an initiative to provide scrubs for healthcare workers.

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Ant and Dec shared snaps of themselves clutching their trophies as they announced that they would be going under the hammer.

“Brilliant idea Chris Evans...” they said on Instagram.

“NHS fundraising for Scrubs Glorious Scrubs.

“We are donating an NTA each!

“Go to the website bidinauction.com to register. Good luck and thank you #nhs @FrothyCoffeeMan.”

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Ant and Dec needn’t worry too much about missing their awards as they each have plenty of them.

The Britain’s Got Talent and Saturday Night Takeaway hosts have won the best presenter prize at the National Television Awards 19 times in a row, with their latest victory in January this year.

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The presenters are among a host of stars offering up items to be auctioned off.

Comedian Dawn French has donated an array of lots, including a French & Saunders tour jacket and a Cornish pasty pin from the series Delicious.

Actor Rob Brydon has donated a signed Gavin & Stacey box-set among other items, while one of Matt Lucas’s offerings is described as a limited edition ‘Rude map of Little Britain’.

Singer Rod Stewart has also donated several of his possessions, including a signed Celtic shirt.