The Royal Variety Performance, 1983 November 7: in the presence of Her Majesty The QueenAdditional title: Norman Maen Archive
NamesKelly, Gene, 1912-1996 (Speaker)Boyd, Alan (Television director)Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Stage director)Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Conceptor)Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Choreographer)Bell, David (Producer)Ainsworth, AlynCole, Jack, 1911-1974 (Musical director)Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987 (Choreographer)Gregory, Gillian (Choreographer)Harding, Alan (Choreographer)Hardy, Michele (Choreographer)MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)Maxin, Ernest (Choreographer)Sleep, Wayne (Choreographer)Tune, Tommy (Choreographer)Van Laast, Anthony (Choreographer)Adnitt, Stephen (Costume designer)Finch, Vic (Sound designer)Matthews, Jon (Sound designer)Pearce, Brian (Lighting designer)Innes-Hopkins, Colin (Lighting designer)McPherson, Bill (Designer)London Weekend Television (Firm) (Presenter)Reiter-Soffer, Domy (Donor)
Norman Maen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1983Place: LondonPublisher: London Weekend Television
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6000
TopicsElizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-Revues
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceTelevision specialsMusic
NotesStatement of responsibility: director, Alan Boyd ; production conceived and directed by Norman Maen ; producer, David Bell.Source note: Title from opening video credits.The entire presentation arranged by Louis Benjamin in aid of The Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund.Creation/production credits: Musical director, Alyn Ainsworth ; choreographers, Jack Cole, Bob Fosse, Gillian Gregory, Alan Harding, Michele Hardy, Kenneth MacMillan, Norman Maen, Ernest Maxin, Steve Merritt, Wayne Sleep, Tommy Tune, Anthony van Laast ; costume design, Stephen Adnitt ; sound, Vic Finch, Jon Matthews ; lighting, Brian Pearce, Colin Innes-Hopkins ; designer, Bill McPherson.Performers: Starred, Gene Kelly, Michael Barrymore, George Carl, Jess Conrad, Robin Cousins, Gemma Craven, Bernard Cribbins, Leslie Crowther, Billy Dainty, Bob Fosse's Dancin', Les Dawson, Anthony Dowell, Clive Dunn, Fred Evans, Graham Fletcher, Ronald Fraser, Peter Gilmore, Derek Griffiths, Melvyn Hayes, David Healy, Claud Paul Henry ; Hi-De-Hi-Company starring Chris Andrew, Susan Beagley, Felix Bowness, Simon Cadell, Leslie Dwyer, Diane Holland, Jeffrey Holland, Barry Howard, Rikki Howard, Nikki Kelly, Ruth Madoc, Su Pollard, Paul Shane, David Webb, Tony Webb ; Finola Hughes, Stratford Johns, Jukebox Company, Tony Kemp, Grace Kennedy, Sarah Kennedy, Bonnie Langford, Natalia Makarova, Julia McKenzie, Fran & Kay Mercer with Latin American Formation Team, The 1983 Miss World Contestants, Kelly Monteith, Diana Moran and The British Amateur Gymnastics Team, Laurence Olivier, Sheila O'Neill, Clarke Peters, Denis Quilley, Rock Steady Crew, The Roly Polys ; The Royal Ballet Company with Monica Mason, Merle Park, David Wall ; Leslie Sarony, Scott Sherrin, Wayne Sleep & Dash, James Smillie, Students of the Royal Ballet School, Tick & Tock, Oliver Tobias, Tommy Tune, Twiggy, Norman Vaughan, Sheila White, The London Weekend Dancers, Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra.Venue: Videotaped during performance aired on London Weekend Television at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, England, 1983 November 7.Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (130 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.Off-air recording.
DescriptionTribute to dance.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 929991860NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20841008Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3fde320-aa1c-0133-6301-60f81dd2b63c
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