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Ninety Years On


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Written by Terence Rattigan.
A celebration by the World of Entertainment for Sir Winston Churchill K-C, O.M., C.H. on the occasion of his ninetieth birthday.

"I have got tunes in my head for every war I have been to, and indeed for every critical or exciting phase in my life. Some day when my ship comes home, all collected in gramophone records, and then I will sit in a chair and smoke my cigar, while pictures and laces, moods and sensations long vanished, return; and pale but true there gleams the light of other days." (My Early Life: Winston S. Churchill)
Introduced by Noel Coward.
Artists taking part include:
Arthur Askey, Wilfrid Brambell, Patricia Bredin, Gerald Campion, Ian Carmichael, Roy Castle, Alma Cogan, Kenneth Connor, Billy Cotton, Cicely Courtneidge, Jimmy Edwards, Margreta Elkins, Margot Fonteyn, Peter Graves, Edmund Hockridge, Kathy Kirby, Ted Ray, Anton Rodgers, Anne Rogers, Harry Secombe, Andy Stewart, Reg Varney, Stephanie Voss, The Boys of Harrow School, soloist, M. J. A. Watney
Conductor, Hector McCurrach, The Cliff Adams Singers
(Roy Castle is appearing at the Coventry Theatre, Coventry; Kenneth Connor is in 'A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum' at the Strand Theatre; Cicely Courtneidge in 'High Spirits' at the Savoy Theatre; Harry Secombe in 'Pickwick' at the Saville Theatre; Stephanie Voss in 'Instant Marriage' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London; Margreta Elkins appears by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden)
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Writer: Terence Rattigan
Presenter: Noel Coward
Costumes supervised by: Angela Flanders
Make-up: Shirley Rowlands
Make-up: Sandra Hurlt
Design: Clifford Hatts
Orchestra conducted by: Harry Rabinowitz
Musical research: Joe Murrells
Special arrangements: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Special arrangements: Peter Knight
Special arrangements: Alfred Rawlston
Special arrangements: Ray Terry
Special arrangements: Dennis Wilson
Sound: Bryan Forgham
Film Cameraman: Ken MacGregor
Film Editor: Patricia Holland
Production team: Nick Burrell-Davis
Production team: Ian Engelmann
Production team: Patricia Withers
Production team: Eileen V. Hayes
Musical numbers produced by: Freddie Carpenter
Ballet mistress: Daphne Willis
Executive Producer: Tom Sloan
Producer/Director: Michael Mills
Billy Merson: Arthur Askey
Moore Marriott: Wilfrid Brambell
Graham Moffatt: Gerald Campion
Will Hay: Ted Ray
Performer: Patricia Bredin
Performer: Ian Carmichael
Performer: Roy Castle
Performer: Alma Cogan
Performer: Kenneth Connor
Performer: Billy Cotton
Performer: Cicely Courtneidge
Performer: Jimmy Edwards
Performer: Margreta Elkins
Performer: Margot Fonteyn
Performer: Peter Graves
Performer: Edmund Hockridge
Singer: Kathy Kirby
Performer: Anton Rodgers
Performer: Anne Rogers
Performer: Harry Secombe
Performer: Andy Stewart
Performer: Reg Varney
Performer: Stephanie Voss
Singers: The Boys of Harrow School
Soloist: M.J.A. Watney
Conductor: Hector McCurrach
Singers: The Cliff Adams Singers

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