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The Royal Variety Performance is a gala evening held annually in the United Kingdom, which is attended by senior members of the British Royal Family, usually the reigning monarch. In more recent years Queen Elizabeth II and The Prince of Wales have alternately attended the performance. The performance showcases a variety of family entertainment, including comedy, singing, dance, magic and other speciality acts, with many of the performers and hosts being popular celebrities—a variety show. The event is organised on behalf of the Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Fund of which Queen Elizabeth is patron. All proceeds are donated to the fund.

The performance is televised to the public and is considered by many to be a tradition of the Christmas season, being held late in November, or early in December. The responsibility of producing and broadcasting the performance is shared alternately between the BBC and ITV and it is becoming a tradition for the BBC to stage the performance in London's West End and for ITV to stage it in regional theatres outside of London.

The performance is a New Year's tradition in Norway, where it is broadcast at 00:00 on 1 January. Several other European countries also broadcast the show.

Production Company: BBC & ITV

Year of Publication: 1912

Companies connected with this show

BBC ITV

Connected mandy members

Daniel Hughes
Daniel Hughes
Camera Assistant
Camera Assistant
Intro VT
Matt Holland
Matt Holland
Actor
Dancer
Kieran Donovan
Dancer
Frankie Millard
Frankie Millard
Child Actor
Mini Ant (Ant and Dec) Lookalike
Chloe Mourant
Chloe Mourant
Camera Operator
Camera Assistant
Steve Jones
Steve Jones
Technical Adviser
Media Manager/workflow design
Emma Jane Smith
Emma Jane Smith
Lighting, Followspot Operator
Follow Spot Operator
Callum Lewin
Callum Lewin
Actor
Stunt double
Antony Gani
Antony Gani
Assistant Stage Manager
Stage Management
Antony Gani
Antony Gani
Assistant Stage Manager
Stage Management- Chaperone
Lane Paul Stewart
Puppeteer
Jake Keeble
Jake Keeble
Camera Assistant
Production Runner
Paula Salmon
Paula Salmon
Stage Manager
Stage Manager
Gemma Payne
Gemma Payne
Choreographer
Dancer/Casting
Amy Hollins
Amy Hollins
Dancer
Dancer
Fergal Mcgoff
Dancer
Paula Salmon
Paula Salmon
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager / Artist Liaison
Amy Hollins
Amy Hollins
Dancer
Dancer
Charlie Martin
Featured Ensemble Singin in The Rain
Phil Buckley
Phil Buckley
Production Manager
Flyman

Alternative Names

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