Viewers are left in tears as a choir of bereaved children sing on GMB

Viewers are left in tears as a choir of children who’ve lost parents or siblings sing live on GMB – but complain their performance was cut short by an ad break

  • Grief Encounter Children’s Choir sang Jealous Of The Angels on the show
  • Dozens of viewers posted on social media that they were crying at rendition 
  • Choir was set up to help children aged five to 11 who have lost a parent or sibling 

Viewers were left in tears as a choir of children who have lost parents or siblings gave an emotional performance on Good Morning Britain today.

The Grief Encounter Children’s Choir sang Jealous Of The Angels, a song they have recorded with soprano singer Katherine Jenkins, on this morning’s show. 

Dozens of viewers took to social media to comment, with many saying they were crying following the moving rendition.

However, some were also angered that producers went to an ad break mid-way during the performance.

Viewers said they were left in tears as a choir of children who have lost parents or siblings  (above) gave an emotional performance on Good Morning Britain today 

Children aged five to 11, who are part of the Grief Encounter Children’s Choir, sang Jealous Of The Angels on GMB this morning (above) 

Commenting on the children’s singing, one viewer commented: ‘@GMB crying buckets this morning fore all those little munchkins singing their little hearts out for their lost parents’.


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Another added: ‘@GMB hitting me hard this morning… how beautiful are that choir of kids singing’.

Meanwhile, one viewer posted: ‘#gmb has got me bawling. bless their little hearts’.    

Many viewers, however, complained that producers cut to an ad break before the children finished their rendition of Jealous Of The Angels.

Dozens of social media users took to Twitter to comment they were crying at the moving performance, praising the children (above) 

One tweeted: ‘@ITV @GMB cutting off the children’s grief choir whilst singing shame on you !! What we heard of it was beautiful’.

Another added: ‘@GMB appalling scheudling cutting off the choir for a commercial break’.  

Others called for GMB to show the full performance on the programme, after it was cut short. 

The Grief Encounter Children’s Choir was set up by the bereavement charity to help children age between five and 11 who have lost a parent or sibling.

The Grief Encounter Choir performed on GMB as part of the programme’s 1 Million Minutes campaign to help lonely people in the UK 

However, many GMB viewers complained the choir’s performance was cut short by an ad break mid-way through 

Viewers said it was ‘appalling’ that producers cut to an ad break while the children’s choir were still singing 

They were performing on GMB as part of the programme’s 1 Million Minutes campaign to help lonely people in the UK. 

Grief Encounter patron Katherine Jenkins – who lost her own father as a teenager – recorded a Jealous Of The Angels with the choir to mark Children’s Grief Awareness Week last month. 

Speaking about the important of the choir to him, youngster Luke – who has lost his father – said: ‘It’s been quite important to me, because I love my dad. 

‘And we all just work together so well and it gives me that sense of hope that there’s still somewhere to be.’   

Good Morning Britain airs weekdays on ITV1 from 6am. 

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