• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER, PRINCESS MARGARET AND THE EARL OF SNOWDON ATTENDED LONDON'S PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) FOR A ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE.

  • Description

    QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER, PRINCESS MARGARET AND THE EARL OF SNOWDON ATTENDED LONDON'S PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) FOR A ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE.

    OUTSIDE 400 POLICEMEN WERE ON DUTY CONTROLLING TEENAGERS FIGHTING FOR ADMITTANCE TO SEE BRITAIN'S CURRENT POP IDOLS, THE BEATLES.

    AFTER THE PERFORMANCE, WHICH RAISED GBP23,000 FOR CHARITIES, THE ROYAL PARTY WAS INTRODUCED TO THE FOUR POP SINGERS. THEY ALSO MET THE ACTRESS, MARLENE DIETRICH.

    IN ANOTHER PART OF LONDON, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH WAS ATTENDING THE ANNUAL BALL OF THE LORD'S TAVERNERS AT GROSVENOR HOUSE. HE IS PATRON AND "TWELFTH MAN" OF THE ORGANISATION. PRINCE PHILIP LATER IN THE EVENING DONNED A WAITER'S JACKET SERVE DRINKS.

    THIS ROYAL DIVERSION TOOK PLACE DURING A BREAK IN A BURLESQUE BASKETBALL GAME BETWEEN THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS AND A TAVERNERS' SIDE, WHICH INCLUDED PROMINENT STAGE AND TELEVISION STARS. HE SERVED CHAMPAGNE TO THE GLOBETROTTERS' AND TEA TO HIS OWN SIDE.

    THE BALL RAISED GBP8,000 FOR THE NATIONAL PLAYING FIELDS ASSOCIATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7JF6ZSQ27TEHAVCBBHAE08VT6
    Media URN:
    VLVA7JF6ZSQ27TEHAVCBBHAE08VT6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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