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Thirty Years of the Royal Variety Performance


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Bruce Forsyth takes a nostalgic look back at some of the memorable moments that have highlighted the last 30 years of this annual show business celebration, and those that have been honoured by the presence of HM the Queen and HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and other members of the Royal Family.
Artists include:
Arthur Askey , Rowan Atkinson , Shirley Bassey , the Beatles,
Victor Borge , Max Bygraves , Maurice Chevalier ,
Perry Como , Paul Daniels , Sammy Davis Jr,
Marlene Dietrich , Dame Edna Everage , Gracie Fields ,
Bud Flanagan , Larry Hagman , Frankie Howerd , Danny Kaye , Liberace, Mary Martin , Steptoe and Son, Torvill and Dean, Andy Williams and Mike Yarwood.
Producer/Editor Yvonne Littlewood
In association with the Entertainment
Artistes' Benevolent Fund charity, to which artists donate their services.


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Shirley Bassey
Unknown: Victor Borge
Unknown: Max Bygraves
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Perry Como
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Dame Edna Everage
Unknown: Gracie Fields
Unknown: Bud Flanagan
Unknown: Larry Hagman
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Mary Martin
Unknown: Andy Williams
Unknown: Mike Yarwood.
Editor: Yvonne Littlewood

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Thirty Years of the Royal Variety Performance

BBC One London, 29 December 1990 20.15

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