Sir Cliff Richard cut a casual figure when he was pictured meeting friends at Heathrow airport on Thursday morning.

Cliff, who spends most of his time living in New York, has jetted to the UK ahead of his 80th birthday celebrations. His actual birthday was on Wednesday.

The singer looked youthful after touching down, sporting slightly longer hair, bootleg jeans, a cosy looking coat and trainers.

Con-grat-ulations! Cliff Richard looked casual as he met friends at Heathrow airport ahead of his 80th birthday celebrations on Thursday

Of course, he was sporting a face mask for safety as he wheeled his suitcase behind him.

As well as celebrating his milestone birthday, Cliff has much to look forward to at the moment as he has a new album, autobiography and a tour coming up in 2021.

Does he ever stop? As well as celebrating his milestone birthday, Cliff has much to look forward to at the moment as he has a new album, autobiography and a tour coming up in 2021

He'll also be bringing out his popular calendar in the new year.

On Wednesday, ITV announced that Piers Morgan will be talking with Sir Cliff for the latest episode of Piers Morgan’s Life Stories.

Digging deep: On Wednesday, ITV announced that Piers Morgan will be talking with Sir Cliff for the latest episode of Piers Morgan’s Life Stories

Cliff will be looking back on his extraordinary life and six-decade career as the crowned prince of British pop.

He will be recalling his journey from a poverty-stricken childhood to become Britain's first true rock-and-roll star - and at one stage the biggest selling singles artist in the world.

Pop prince: And no doubt he will be discussing the ups and downs of 60 years in the public eye (pictured in 1963)

He plans to discuss how the tragically early death of his father led him to the public conversion to Christianity which could have jeopardised his career.

And no doubt he will be discussing the ups and downs of 60 years in the public eye.

Piers said: 'Sir Cliff is one of Britain’s greatest ever pop stars and I’m absolutely thrilled he has finally agreed to do Life Stories. What a career, what a life!'

This episode will air later this month on ITV.

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