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A gala show in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund held before
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at the Victoria Palace in London on November 19. 1961
Brian Johnston presents some extracts from the show including
Shirley Abicair , Eddie Calvert Charles Craig , Gracie Fields Bud Flanagan , Benny Hill
Patricia Lambert , Vera Lynn
Jean Metcalfe , Cliff Michelmore Constance Shacklock
Frankie Vaughan
Norman Vaughan , Peter Vernon
Band of the Welsh Guards
Choir of the Junior Leaders' Regiment
Victoria Palace Orchestra under the direction of Jack Ansell
Theatre production by Kenneth Carter
Programme edited for radio by Arthur Phillips
See pages 30 and 31


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Shirley Abicair
Unknown: Eddie Calvert
Unknown: Charles Craig
Unknown: Gracie Fields
Unknown: Bud Flanagan
Unknown: Benny Hill
Unknown: Patricia Lambert
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Constance Shacklock
Unknown: Frankie Vaughan
Unknown: Norman Vaughan
Unknown: Peter Vernon
Unknown: Jack Ansell

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