1987 Royal Variety Performance

8pm, Monday 23rd November 1987

Royal Variety Performance
in the presence of
Her Majesty the Queen
His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh

Queen Queen Mother Prince Philip


  The Overture
Alyn Ainsworth and his orchestra

  The National Anthem

  The London Palladium
– a new song by Leslie Bricusse

  Anthony Newley
and the Alan Harding Dancers

  Ghosts of the Theatre
– played by Jessica Martin, Gary Wilmot, Peter Goodwright,
Hilary O’Neil, Allan Stewart, Bernie Winters and Leslie Crowther

  George Carl
International speciality
Bobby Davro  
  Dolores Gray
from ‘Follies’
  Les Dawson
ad the Roly Polys
  Johnny Logan  
Cannon and Ball  
  Shirley Bassey
  There will be an intermission of fifteen minutes


  5 Star

  Ronn Lucas

  Les Miserables
Dudu Fisher, Kaho Shimada, Michael Maguire and members of the original London company
Musical Director Martin Koch
Musical Arrangements by John Cameron and Robert Billig
Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie
Comedy Masterclass
Eartha Kitt  
  Hale and Pace
  James Galway introduces
Alan Brind – violin
Young Musician of the Year
Evelyn Glennie – percussion
Vladimir Ovchinikov
Winner 1987 Harveys Leeds Piano Competition

  Mel Torme
George Shearing

  Michael Barrymore  
The Phantom of the Opera
with Sarah Brightman
Musical Director: Michael Reed
  Mike Yarwood
  Johnnie Ray

  Rosemary Clooney  
Sir Harry Secombe  
  Jimmy Tarbuck
Tom Jones  
  The Finale