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The Royal Variety Performance at Christmas

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The Prince of Wales is the guest of honour at an evening of variety entertainment at London's Dominion theatre. Among the stars performing are singers Shirley Bassey, Lionel Richie, Ronan Keating, Westlife and Bryn Terfel. Jane Horrocks performs a Marilyn Monroe pastiche, with a backing band including Martin Clunes and The Fast
Show's Mark Williams. Comedy is provided by Ben Elton and Tim Vine , and there are pieces from West End shows The Beautiful Game and The King and I. See Choice.
Director/Producer Kevin Bishop (S) (W)

Contributors

Singers: Shirley Bassey
Singers: Lionel Richie
Singers: Ronan Keating
Unknown: Jane Horrocks
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Mark Williams
Provided By: Ben Elton
Provided By: Tim Vine
Producer: Kevin Bishop

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The Royal Variety Performance at Christmas

BBC One London, 17 December 2000 18.50






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