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A Royal Television Gala Performance

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in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in aid of the British Isles Countries participating in the British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh
Artists taking part include:
Dave Allen
Arrival
Tony Bennett
Cilla Black
Basil Brush with Derek Fowlds; Script George Martin
Dad's Army special episode written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft starring
Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn with John Laurie, James Beck,
Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender; Produced by David Croft
Vera Lynn
Rod McKuen
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Script Eddie Braben
Up Pompeii! special episode written by Talbot Rothwell
starring Frankie Howerd with Elizabeth Larner, Kerry Gardner, Jeanne Mockford Produced by David Croft
The Young Generation
Choreography Douglas Squires
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Make-up TONI CHAPMAN, MARGARET MACKINNON , TERESA WRIGHT Costumes by SONIA KERR and LINDA MARTIN
Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting KEN MACGREGOR
Design J. ROGER LOWE
Production STEWART MORRIS
Executive producer TOM SLOAN
(The world of Tom Sloan, page 10: see also page 6)

Contributors

Comedian: Dave Allen
Musicians: Arrival
Singer: Tony Bennett
Singer: Cilla Black
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Script (Basil Brush): George Martin
Writer (Dad's Army): Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer (Dad's Army): David Croft
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Unknown: John Laurie
Unknown: James Beck
Unknown: Arnold Ridley
Unknown: Ian Lavender
Singer: Vera Lynn
Singer: Rod McKuen
Comedian: Eric Morecambe
Comedian: Ernie Wise
Script (Morecambe and Wise): Eddie Braben
Writer (Up Pompeii!): Talbot Rothwell
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Elizabeth Larner
Unknown: Kerry Gardner
Unknown: Jeanne Mockford
Producer (Up Pompeii!): David Croft
Make-up: Toni Chapman
Make-up: Margaret MacKinnon
Make-up: Teresa Wright
Costumes: Sonia Kerr
Costumes: Linda Martin
Sound: Hugh Barker
Lighting: Ken MacGregor
Design: J. Roger Lowe
Production: Stewart Morris
Executive Producer: Tom Sloan

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A Royal Television Gala Performance

BBC One London, 24 May 1970 20.15

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The Sunday Post: Vera Lynn 10 April 2016





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