On 30 March 2017, to celebrate the 100th show performed in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall, The Who will be premiering a special presentation of rock opera ‘Tommy’, performed together for the first time since 1989.

Take a look back at just some of the unforgettable moments of music and comedy from the past 100 shows in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust at the Hall:

Pete Townshend from The Who and Paul Weller perform at the very first concert for Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall, on 27 November 2000.

Oasis headline the second night of the first full week of Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall concerts, 6 February 2002.

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Madness close the 2003 week of concerts in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, 27 March 2003.

Stereophonics’ front-man Kelly Jones invites Ronnie Wood onto the stage, 30 April 2004.

Tom Jones rounds off a week of concerts in 2004, 2 April 2004.

Robert Plant exits the stage with Teenage Cancer Trust patron Robert Daltrey, having opened the week of Teenage Cancer Gigs in 2005, 4 April 2005.

UB40 introduce Eric Clapton to the stage to close the 2005 concerts, 8 April 2005.

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Razorlight headline 2006’s fourth night of shows, 30 March 2006.

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Noel Gallagher kicks off the 2007 season with two back-to-back shows, 26 & 27 March 2007.

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Russell Brand and Noel Fielding host a night of comedy, 28 March 2007.

The Who round up another incredible week of shows, 31 March 2007.

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Muse rock out on the fifth night of 2008’s Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall, 12 April 2008.

On day two of the Teenage Cancer Gigs concerts 2009, an incredible night of folk music including Fairport Convention, Eliza Carthy, Seth Lakeman and Kate Rusby, 25 March 2009.

Bullet for My Valentine perform on the fifth night of shows, 28 March 2009

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Rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures (John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and Alain Johannes) open the tenth anniversary shows, 22 March 2010.

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Suede reform for the third night of 2010’s season of concerts, 24 March 2010.

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Tinie Tempah invites teenagers from Teenage Cancer Trust units to the stage as he closes the 2011 season, 27 March 2011.

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Music legends Paul McCartney, Paul Weller and Ronnie Wood photographed before McCartney took to the stage on the second night of Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall 2012, 29 March 2012.

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Florence + The Machine close the week in spectacular fashion, 3 April 2012.

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Kasabian perform on the fourth night of Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall concerts in 2013, 22 March 2012.

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Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon take to the stage on the fifth night of the 2013 series, 24 March 2013.

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Ed Sheeran opens the 2014 week of Teenage Cancer Gigs, 24 March 2014.

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The Cure perform a three hour Teenage Cancer Gigs concert, 29 March 2014.

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Van Morrison performs in the 2015 series of concerts in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, 25 March 2015.

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds play on the sixth night in 2015, 28 March 2015.

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Simply Red play in the 2016 series of concerts in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, 21 April 2016.

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Bring Me The Horizon rock the Hall as part of the 2016 series, 22 April 2016.


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2017 will be the 17th year of Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall, the shows are the charity’s flagship annual fundraiser raising millions to provide specialist care for young people with cancer.