Line-up just announced for the Royal Variety Performance 2009!
The Opera House Theatre, in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, will host the 81st Royal Variety Performance, on Monday 7th December, 2009. The Performance, presented annually in aid of the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund (the EABF), will be the first time that the Royal Variety has been staged in Blackpool since 1955. Blackpool Council has kindly agreed to display the famous Blackpool Illuminations, along the route of the Royal party, on the night of December 7th.
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Award-winning comedian, Peter Kay, will host the show which promises to be an unforgettable evening. Peter says, â€œIt’s an honour and a privilege to be asked to host the Royal Variety, but even more of a delight to host it in Blackpool. â€œ
This year’s star studded Performance, looks set to be one of the best ever. Acts confirmed so far include:
SISTER ACT with WHOOPI GOLDBERG
HERE COME THE GIRLS with CHAKA KHAN
THE HEAVY CAVALRY & CAMBRAI BAND
MORECAMBE (aka BOB GOLDING as ERIC MORECAMBE)
LES 7 DOIGHTS DE LA MAIN – acrobats