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The PM has recited Rupert Brooke's poem The Soldier for the official First World War centenary album, which also includes contributions from Stephen Fry, Radio 4's Today presenter James Naughtie and Game Of Thrones actor Sean Bean.
The album of words and music, called Forever, will also include appearances from the descendants of servicemen who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their gallantry in the war whose voices have been assembled for a version of John McCrae's In Flanders Fields.
The actor, who first appeared on screen as Les Coker in 2012 when he organised the funeral for Pat Evans, joins the cast full-time this month.
Viewers have already seen him recently arranging Nick Cotton's send-off and he will be joined by Lin Blakley, who is playing his wife Pam.
Roger said: "It's hugely rewarding to be working alongside actors who I have a huge admiration for and have been a part of my life for so long. It is a thrill to play Les, who has so many different angles and is not a straightforward character. It is also a pleasure to be working alongside Lin Blakley."
The staff and cast were informed this morning that the exterior scenery at the studios in Elstree will be rebuilt and expanded "in order to secure the long-term future of both the show and site".
It will be completely replicated and the built area will expand by a fifth, with work expected to be completed in 2018.
The revamp of Walford has been approved by the BBC's executive board just weeks after ITV rival Coronation Street overhauled its set as it moved to a new studio location in Salford.
"A lot of very, very clever people go into the making of For The Love of Dogs and I can't include myself in that" - Paul O'Grady after his show won the factual programme award.
"We said that if either of us were lucky enough to get this tonight we'd come up together because there ain't no Hayley without Roy and there ain't no Roy without Hayley" - Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh after accepting her serial drama performance award with David Neilson who plays her on-screen husband Roy.
"F*** them. I respect they've got a job to do but there'll always be a donkey telling the racehorse how to run the race. If you want to be a racehorse get in the race" - Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll on TV critics.
"The warmth and empathy they show towards charitable causes, their viewers and their deep friendship towards one another are as great achievements as their countless and well-deserved awards. The nation has taken them to their hearts." - the Prince of Wales on Ant and Dec.
Factual Entertainment - Paul O'Grady: For the love of dogs.
Entertainment Programme - I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
Documentary Series - Educating Yorkshire.
Newcomer - Khali Best from EastEnders.
Drama Performance - Matt Smith for Doctor Who.
Daytime - This Morning.
Serial Drama Performance - Julie Hesmondhalgh for Coronation Street.
Detective - Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock.
Entertainment Presenter - Ant and Dec.
Drama - Doctor Who.
Serial Drama - Coronation Street.
Landmark Award - Ant and Dec.