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In 1991, the eight songs in contention to represent the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest were presented during Terry Wogan's Wogan chat show on BBC One. Two songs were presented during each of four broadcasts between Wednesday 20th March 1991 and Wednesday 27th March 1991, with all eight songs being featured in the A Song for Europe show on Friday 29th March 1991. A separate results show was broadcast the same evening with the selection of the winning song undertaken by public phone vote.

BBC Radio 2 simulcast the A Song for Europe final but not the results show.
Transmission Date:Friday 29th March 1991

BBC Radio 2
Results Show:BBC One only: 21.55-22.10
(The results were merely reported during Martin Kelner's BBC Radio 2 show)


Terry Wogan
Radio Commentary:Ken Bruce
Musical Director:Ronnie Hazlehurst


Stewart Morns


Public phone vote

Winning Song:

A Message To Your Heart
Samantha Janus



  • The scoreboard for this event may be viewed on desktop and laptop devices

SONGComposer(s)Performer(s)Group MembersVotesPosition
1We Will Protect YouRaf Ravenscroft, Julian Littman & R YoungThe Ravenscroft Partnership Mark Arnell, Alan Vosper, Siobhan Cunningham, Don Richardson, Anthony Clark & Graham Ward36,0475
2Straight To Your HeartChristopher EllisChristopher EllisNick Curtis, Des Dyer & Phil Nicholl14,2317
3A Message To Your HeartPaul CurtisSamantha JanusZoe Picot, Lucy Moorby & Nikki Belsher plus Miriam Stockley & Kit Rolfe108,8961
4Nothing On This EarthNigel StockChristie (aka Joanne Castle)Nigel Stock, Tracy Lee Ackerman, Janine Johnson, Sarah Parnell & Martin Jay17,2966
5One LoveMalcolm RobertsMalcolm RobertsKay Denham, Kay Garner, Geanie Lee, Tony Burrows & Neil Lancaster11,2508
6A Little Bit Of HeavenTony MooreLorraine CraigPamela Moore, Tony Moore & Ant Glynne plus Miriam Stockley & Kit Rolfe61,5893
7True LoveBim & Bud SinclairJulie Finney-58,1464
8Lover Come InBrendan FayeBrendan Faye-95,6962

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  • A Message To Your Heart reached No. 30 in the UK charts.

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Samantha Janus at The Eurovision Song Contest 1991


At The Eurovision Song Contest 1991

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At the Eurovision Song Contest 1991 in Rome, Italy on Saturday 4th May 1991, A Message To Your Heart finished in equal 10th place with 47 points. The song was conducted by Ronnie Hazlehurst.

Terry Wogan provided the commentary for BBC One Television. Ken Bruce provided the commentary for BBC Radio 2.