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Dame Vera Lynn

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A tribute from the world of show business introduced by Frank Bough from the London Hilton, Park Lane. The Variety Club of Great Britain, one of the world's greatest children's charities, honours the 'Sweetheart of the Forces' and celebrates with her 50 years of show business.
With special guests Paul Daniels
Barbara Dickson
A gardening tribute from Alan Titchmarsh
Clay Jones
Peter Seabrook and contributions from Lord Chalfont
Sir John Mogg
Sir Harry Secombe and Elaine Page
Trumpeters from THE ROYAL MARINES. HER MAJESTY'S
COLDSTREAM GUARDS and the CENTRAL BAND OF THE RAF (by permission of the Commanding Officers) conducted by WING
COMMANDER ERIC BANKS,
Principal Director of Music, Royal Air Force
Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY Additional material RONNIE CASS Lighting ALAN WOOLFORD Sound BARRY HAWES
Designer ROGER HARRIS
Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer KEN GRIFFIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Barbara Dickson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Sir John Mogg
Unknown: Sir Harry Secombe
Director: Laurie Holloway
Unknown: Ronnie Cass
Unknown: Lighting Alan Woolford
Unknown: Sound Barry Hawes
Designer: Roger Harris
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Ken Griffin

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The Sunday Post: Vera Lynn 10 April 2016





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