The Royal Variety Performance, 1985 November 25: in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H. The Prince Philip The Duke of EdinburghAdditional title: Norman Maen Archive
NamesBoyd, Alan (Television director)Ainsworth, Alyn (Musical director)Houston, Robin (Speaker)Bell, David (Producer)Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Stage director)Carter, Stephanie (Choreographer)Davies, Tudor (Choreographer)Harding, Alan (Choreographer)Lithgoe, Nigel (Choreographer)May, George (Choreographer)Warwick, Ken (Choreographer)Adnitt, Stephen (Costume designer)Pearce, Brian (Lighting designer)McPherson, Bill (Designer)ITV (Firm) (Presenter)
Norman Maen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1985Place: LondonPublisher: Independent Television
Table of ContentsRoyal Variety Performance (135 min.) -- Telethon '88 coverage (18 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6031
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceTelevision specialsMusic
NotesStatement of responsibility: director, Alan Boyd ; stage production directed by Norman Maen ; producer, David Bell.Title from opening video credits.Statement of responsibility: Presented by Independent Television, for London Weekend Television.Statement of responsibility: The entire presentation arranged by Louis Benjamin on behalf of the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund.Creation/production credits: Musical director, Alyn Ainsworth ; choreographers, Stephanie Carter, Tudor Davies, Alan Harding, Nigel Lithgoe, George May, Ken Warwick ; costume designer, Stephen Adnitt ; lighting, Brian Pearce ; designer, Bill McPherson.Performers: The Voice of Robin Houston ; starred, Ronald Allen, Don Ameche, Michael Aspel, Lauren Bacall, Colin Baker, Simon Bowman, Sarah Brightman, Geoffrey Burridge, Danielle Carson, Roy Castle, Joan Collins, Margaret Courtenay, Tudor Davies, Patrick Duffy, Fred Evans, Alice Faye, Robert Hardy, Rolf Harris, Russell Harty, David Healy, Celeste Holm, Michael Howe, Gloria Hunniford, Stephanie Lawrence, Jan Leeming, Rula Lenska, Maureen Lipman, Ron Moody, Dame Anna Neagle, Paul Nicholas, Sarah Payne, Tim Pigott-Smith, Su Pollard, Beryl Reid, Liz Robertson, Martin Shaw, Jean Simmons, Wayne Sleep, Nichola Treherne, Frankie Vaughan, Amanda Waring, Derek Waring, Dennis Waterman, Elisabeth Welch, Doreen Wells, Iris Williams, Simon Williams, Gary Wilmot, Norman Wisdom ; The Companies of 42nd Street, Gigi, Guys & Dolls, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Are You Lonesome Tonight? ; The Show Dancers, and Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra.Venue: Videotaped during performance aired on BBC1 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, England, 1985 November 25.Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (153 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 929991711NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20841007Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0dc8ca40-aa1f-0133-33b5-60f81dd2b63c
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