1937, London Palladium

15th November, 1937

His Majesty King George VI
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Compere: George Black

Musical Director: Jack Frere

After one year's gap (during the short reign of Edward VIII), the Royal Variety Performance came back with a flourish two years later, for this 1937 show, once again at the Palladium, and this time before King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the late Queen Mother), watching their first Royal Variety Performance as Monarchs.


Host and Performers

From London Rhapsody

Len Lewis

George Lane

Raymond Newell

Henry Carlisle

Serge Ganjou

Mary Young


George Ganjou

Syd Railton

and The Gypsy Boys Band.

Norman Evans

Florence Desmond


George Formby

Cicely Courtneidge With

The Harry Dennis Dance Sextette

and The Sherman Fisher Girls.

Max Miller

Jack La Vier

Ethel Revnell and Gracie West

Ralph Reader's Gang Show

The London Palladium Crazy Gang

Gracie Fields

Will Fyffe


15 November, 1937
The Palladium Theatre, London