The Royal Variety Performance, 1980 November 17: in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen MotherAdditional title: Norman Maen Archive
NamesHazlehurst, Ronnie (Musical director)Rippon, Angela, 1944- (Speaker)Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Stage director)Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Choreographer)Holcombe, Chris (Sound designer)Norman Maen Dancers (Performer)British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service (Production company)
Norman Maen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980Place: LondonPublisher: BBC
Table of ContentsRoyal Variety Performance, Part I (begins and ends abruptly) (185 min.) -- Royal Variety Performance, Part II (begins and ends abruptly) (33 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 5991
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceTelevision specialsMusic
NotesCreation/production credits: directed and staged by Norman Maen.Source note: Title from original video label ; additional credits from British Film Institute website and Royal Variety Charity website.Venue: Off-air recording.Creation/production credits: Musical director, Ronnie Hazlehurst ; sound, Chris Holcombe.Performers: Introduced by Angela Rippon ; starring, Gordon Jackson, Lionel Blair, Una Stubbs, Arthur Askey, Roy Hudd, Billy Dainty, Chesney Allen, Charlie Drake, Arthur English, Tommy Trinder, Cyril Fletcher, Charlie Chester, Stanley Holloway, Richard Murdoch, Sandy Powell, Paul Squire, Wall Street Crash, Joe Loss and his Orchestra, Bruce Forsyth, Benn Warriss, Grace Kennedy, Sheena Easton, Penelope Keith, Rowan Atkinson, Harry Worth, Cleo Laine, Lillian Gish, Henry Mancini, Sammy Davis Jr., Peggy Lee, Victor Borge, Larry Hagman, Mary Martin, Aretha Franklin, Danny Kaye, James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Norman Maen Dancers, The John McCarthy Singers, Anna Neagle.Venue: Videotaped during performance aired on BBC at the Palladium Theatre, London, England, 1980 November 17.Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (116 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description"Variety show held at the London Palladium in honour this year of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's 80th birthday. Anna Neagle only appears at the beginning when she greets the Queen Mother upon her arrival at the theatre.) -- note, British Film Institute website.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 929988860NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20841000Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5da6be60-aa1b-0133-fa96-60f81dd2b63c
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