Royal Variety Performance

Welcome to the official website of the Royal Variety Performance, the entertainment industry's annual fundraising event for the Royal Variety Charity.

The Royal Variety Performance has been staged since 1912 and is now watched by over 152 million TV viewers worldwide, making it the most successful and longest running entertainment show in the world.

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Royal Variety Performance 2015 at the Royal Albert Hall attended by HRH Prince Harry

There isn't a show in the history of show-business, nor indeed in the history of television, that compares to the Royal Variety Performance; 88 shows over 104 years is a feat unsurpassed, and the very best in entertainment from around the globe has been presented year after year since the show's origins in 1912.

The quality and diversity of legendary performers over the years is both extraordinary and breathtaking; visit our huge ARCHIVE (CLICK HERE) for a full list and view photographs, video and original show programmes, year-by-year.

CLICK HERE TO Visit our huge ARCHIVE of photos, videos and more

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The 100th anniversary of the Royal Variety Performance at the Royal Albert Hall in 2012

The Royal Variety Performance is presented annually in aid of the Royal Variety Charity; the first show being staged in 1912 when His Majesty King George V and Her Majesty Queen Mary attended the first 'Royal Performance.'