command performance

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command performance

n
(Theatre) a performance of a play, opera, etc, at the request of a ruler or of royalty
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The film was eventually premiered before the Queen in 1976 as part of the Royal Command Performance motion picture selection for that year.
Marion appeared in the 1960 Royal Command Performance and several American specials including Bob Hope's 1958 Christmas Show and the 1960 Bing Crosby Show.
The Queen was a big fan and she and the Duke of Edinburgh even went to the BBC to watch a preview of the final episode, which was specially recorded for her as a Royal Command Performance.
Yet with the man supporters dubbed 'The King' and several of his team-mates from Sunderland's 1963-64 promotion-winning side watching from the stands, a royal command performance was called for.
The Royal Variety Performance Tuesday, STV In 1963, The Beatles were the star turn at the Royal Command Performance as it was known then.
Guest spots followed on English television with Benny Hill, Tom Jones, The Bachelors, Dick Emery and Morecambe & Wise, as well as appearances at the London Palladium and the Royal Command Performance in front of HRH Princess Anne.
The comedian had more success when he showed film stars Brigitte Bardot, Belinda Lee, Joan Crawford and Vera Allen how to curtsey during rehearsals of the Royal Command Performance at the Empire Cinema in Leicester Square in 1956.
In 1937 the London show became the first amateur production to have a Royal Command Performance and was followed by a feature film titled The Gang Show, starring Ralph Reader and The Gang.
Murray has also been in dominant mood this week and the world number four gave a royal command performance as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched him crush Spanish 11th seed Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-1 on Court One.
London, May 10 ( ANI ): Sir Paul McCartney's former spokesman Geoff Baker has revealed that the singer once gave a unique royal command performance for a very exclusive audience made up of Diana, Princess of Wales and her two sons.
They even impressed Britain's Queen Elizabeth with a special royal command performance, and are making several daily appearances during the Big 5 PMV at The Plaza, at the immediate entrance to the exhibition halls.
He first performed in Britain in 1952 at the London Palladium with the Benny Goodman Band, has played every major concert hall in the world, given a Royal Command Performance, and has 65 albums and more than 100 singles to his credit.

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