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The Children's Royal Variety Performance


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A magical, musical mystery adventure held in the presence of HRH the Princess Margaret, in aid of the NSPCC. Join Billy Jones, Indiana's younger brother, on a quest to recover a rare ruby stolen from the depths of the British Museum. This ruby, discovered in 1892, is said to have been the stone used for "the eye of the little red-eyed idol to the south of Kathmandu". The reward to the person returning it to its rightful place is power beyond their wildest dreams. Taking part in this fun-packed extravaganza are Take That!, Phillip Schofield, Linzi Hateley, Bobby Davro, Leslie Grantham, Gorden Kaye, Sue Hodge, Ronn Lucas with Scorch the Dragon, Rolf Harris, Little and Large, Jimmy Cricket, Sonia, Bill Oddie, Shane Richie, Maddi Cryer, Ali Bongo, Shahid Malik, and the Acromaniacs. Billy Pearce appears as Billy Jones and the 2 Marks as the Villains Otto and Klaus, and there are highlights from the Royal Ballet's production of The Tales of Beatrix Potter, featuring Iain Webb as Mrs Tiggywinkle, William Trevitt as Mr Jeremy Fisher and Junior Associates of the Royal Ballet School as the Country Mice. With the Michael Reed Orchestra.
Introduced by Andi Peters.


Presenter: Andi Peters
Billy Jones: Billy Pearce
Singers: Take That!
Himself: Phillip Schofield
Performer: Linzi Hateley
Comedian: Bobby Davro
Actor: Leslie Grantham
Actor: Gorden Kaye
Actor: Sue Hodge
Ventriloquist: Ronn Lucas
Entertainer: Rolf Harris
Comedians: Little and Large
Comedian: Jimmy Cricket
Singer: Sonia
Comedian: Bill Oddie
Comedian: Shane Richie
Performer: Maddi Cryer
Magician: Ali Bongo
Performer: Shahid Malik
Acrobats: The Acromaniacs
Otto and Klaus: The 2 Marks
Mrs Tiggywinkle: Iain Webb
Mr Jeremy Fisher: William Trevitt
Country Mice: Junior associates of the Royal Ballet School
Musicians: The Michael Reed Orchestra
Director: Arch Dyson
Producer: Kevin Bishop

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The Children's Royal Variety Performance

BBC One London, 3 May 1993 18.30

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