CTVA UK - "Sunday Night at The London Palladium" (ATV/ITV) Season 1 (1955-56)

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Season 1 (ATV/ITV) (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger
references:
TV Times / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Variety magazine (www.varietyultimate.com)
Glasgow Evening Times newspaper (Google news archive)
TV Pop Diaries (http://www.tvpopdiaries.co.uk/)
Ray Langstone

  Playlist -  Sunday Night at The London Palladium

#### Sunday Night at The London Palladium ####
############## season 1 1955-56 ##############
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Host/ Compere - Tommy Trinder

Series regulars:
The London Palladium Girls
The London Palladium Orchestra

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Thursday 22 Sep 1955 Associated-Rediffusion, London -launched  (ITV London, Mon-Fri)
Saturday 24 Sep 1955 ATV London - launched  (ITV London, Sat-Sun)
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1.01 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
25-Sept-1955 ATV Sun 8-9pm
starring
Gracie Fields (imdb)
Guy Mitchell (imdb)
The Christianis
Channing Pollock
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.02 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
02-Oct-1955 ATV Sun 8-9pm
starring
Johnnie Ray
Alma Cogan
Richard "Mr. Pastry" Hearne (comedian)
Stan Stennett
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.03 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
09-Oct-1955 ATV
starring
Norman Wisdom
Jerry Desmonde

1.04 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM [BFI] (complete episode survives)
16Oct55 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm
Producer: Bill Ward
Orchestra Director: Eric Rogers
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Julie Andrews
Tommy Cooper
The Deep River Boys (Gospel and R&B group)
The Amandis (acrobats)
London Palladium Girls & Boys
London Palladium Orchestra

1.05 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
23-Oct-1955 ATV
starring
Lena Horne
The Crew Cuts
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.06 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
30-Oct-1955 ATV
starring
Johnnie Ray
The Beverley Sisters
Darvas and Julia
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.07 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
06-Nov-1955 ATV
starring
Alma Cogan
Terry-Thomas
Ruby Murray
Jewel and Warriss (Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.08 [--] Val Parnell's Sunday Night At The London Palladium: THE DAILY MIRROR DISC FESTIVAL (missing)
13-Nov-1955 ATV
starring
Max Bygraves
Alma Cogan
Eddie Calvert
Ted Heath (imdb)
Ruby Murray (imdb)
Joan Regan (imdb)
The Stargazers (TV Pop Diaries)
Dickie Valentine (imdb)
David Whitfield (imdb)
presenter: Tommy Trinder
executive producer: Val Parnell

1.09 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
20-Nov-1955 ATV
starring
The Moiseyev Dance Company
Jerry Colonna (comedian)
Hylda Baker
Channing Pollock
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.10 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
27-Nov-1955 ATV
starring
Arthur Worsley
Elizabeth Seal
Morecambe and Wise
David Whitfield
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.11 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
04-Dec-1955 ATV
starring
Patachou (French chanteuse) (real name: Henriette Ragon)
Dickie Valentine

1.12 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
11-Dec-1955 ATV
starring
Bob Hope
Constance Moore
Ghezza Brothers

1.13 [--] Val Parnell's Sunday Night At The London Palladium: CINDERELLA PANTOMIME (missing)
18-Dec-1955 ATV Sun 7:45-9:15pm (90 min slot)
starring (imdb credits)
Barbara Leigh … Cinderella
Max Bygraves … Buttons
Adele Dixon … Prince Charming
Zoe Gail … Dandini
Richard 'Mr. Pastry' Hearne … Baron

1.14 [--] Val Parnell's Sunday Night At The London Palladium: CHRISTMAS NIGHT WITH THE STARS (missing)
25-Dec-1955 ATV Sun 7:45 - 9:00pm (75 min slot)
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Vic Damone
Pier Angeli (actress)
Alma Cogan (singer)
Max Wall
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.15 [--] Val Parnell's Sunday Night At The London Palladium: MOTHER GOOSE PANTOMIME (missing)
01-Jan-1956 ATV Sun 7:45-9:00pm (75 min slot)
starring (imdb credits)
Harry Cranley … The Goose
Pauline Grant
Hy Hazell
Richard "Mr. Pastry" Hearne

1.16 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
08-Jan-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Dame Alicia Markova
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.17 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
15-Jan-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Jimmy Wheeler
Plain and Simple
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.18 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
22-Jan-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Harry Secombe
Norman Vaughan
Eric Sykes
Jill Day
Vic & Adio
The Rosinas (acrobatic duo)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

**[--] VARIETY review (February 1st, 1956 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
(excerpts from review)
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM
Producer: Val Parnell
Director: Bill Lyon-Shaw
60 Mins.; Sun., 8 p.m. ATV, from London
With Harry Secombe, Norman Vaughan, Eric Sykes, Vic & Adio, The Rosinas (2), Jill Day; Tommy Trinder, emcee.
With the know-how behind it that has made the London Palladium the world's showcase of vaudeville, it's no surprise that this weekly program has …" (incomplete)


1.19 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
29-Jan-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Jerry Desmonde
Bob Bromley
The Arnaut Brothers
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.20 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
05-Feb-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Joan Regan
Derek Roy
Morecambe and Wise (Eric Morecambe & Ernie Wise)
The Garyou Brothers and Juanita
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.21 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
12-Feb-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Dickie Valentine
Eve Boswell
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.22 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
19-Feb-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Yana
Harry Secombe
Eric Sykes
Bob Hammond's Birds
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.23 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
26-Feb-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Bob Hope
Violetta Elvin and David Blair (ballet stars)
The Beverly Singers (imdb)
Dan Stennent (imdb)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.24 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
04-Mar-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Winifred Atwell (according to 7Mar1956 "Variety")
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.25 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
11-Mar-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Luigi Infantino
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.26 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
18-Mar-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Luigi Infantino (2nd consecutive appearance?)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.27 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
25-Mar-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Benny Hill (according to 28Mar1956 Daily Variety)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.28 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
01-Apr-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Don Cornell (according to the 11Apr1956 Weekly Variety)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.29 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
08-Apr-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Oreste Kirkop (singing star of "The Vagabond King")(verified Times Archive)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.30 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
15-Apr-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Howard Keel
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.31 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
22-Apr-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Billy Eckstine (verified Times Archive / imdb)
Billy Daniels (according to TV Pop Diaries)
Beriosova (verified Times Archive)
The Stargazers (verified Times Archive)
Richiardi Jr.
Benny Payne (pianist)(imdb)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

 1.32 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
29-Apr-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm (60 min slot)
starring
Dorothy Dandridge
The Nicholas Brothers
presenter: Tommy Trinder

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Thur 3rd May 1956 - Granada - launch - Winter Hill transmitter  (North of England)
Sat 5th May 1956 - ABC North - launch - Winter Hill transmitter (North of England)
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1.33 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM [BFI] (complete episode survives)
06-May-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm
starring
Beryl Reid
David Whitfield
presenter: Tommy Trinder
--BFI data:
06May56 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm
Director: Bill Lyon-Shaw
Music: London Palladium Orchestra
Music Director: Eric Rogers
presenter: Tommy Trinder
music performance: David Whitfield
On-screen participant: London Palladium Girls & Boys
In performance: Beryl Reid

1.34 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
13-May-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm
starring
The Ink Spots
Renée Jeanmaire and Roland Petit
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.35 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
20-May-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm
starring
Max Bygraves (imdb)
Jackie Lee (imdb)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.36 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
27-May-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Guests unknown.

[--] 03-June-1956 - pre-empted for MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS
(ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm)

1.37 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
10-June-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Yana (according to TV Pop Diaries website)

1.38 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
17-June-1956 ATV 8:00-9:00pm
starring
Alma Warren (according to TV Pop Diaries website)
Frankie Howerd
presenter: Tommy Trinder

1.39 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (last of present series) (missing)
24-June-1956 ATV Sun 8:00-9:00pm
starring
Tony Martin
Bob Monkhouse (imdb)
presenter: Tommy Trinder

#### Sunday Night at The London Palladium ####
############## end of season 1 ###############
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Meet the Stars: Sunday Night at Blackpool (Summer 1956)

SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL
A George & Alfred Black presentation
presenter: Tommy Trinder
ABC Weekend Television Production


1.1 [--] Sunday Night At Blackpool: THE DAILY MIRROR DISC FESTIVAL
01-July-1956 ABC Sun 9:00-10:00pm (also ATV) (first of series)
Guests (according to TV Pop Diaries)
Frankie Vaughan (sings "Let’s Go Steady")
Alma Cogan
Eddie Calvert
Dickie Valentine
David Whitfield
Geraldo and his Orchestra
Eve Boswell
Winifred Atwell
Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

?1.2 [--] Sunday Night At Blackpool: MEET THE STARS
08-Jul-1956 ABC Sun 9:00-10:00pm (also ATV)
starring
Yana
Ray Ellington Quartet
Marion Ryan

?1.3 [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL
15-Jul-1956 ABC Sun 9:00-10:00pm (also ATV)
starring
Billy Daniels

?1.4 [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL?22-Jul-1956
starring
Derek Roy
Mel Torme
Lita Rosa


?1.5 [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL?29-Jul-1956
starring
Ronnie Carroll

1.6 [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL?05-Aug-1956
starring
Jerry Colonna
(Variety magazine news item, 08Aug1956: "Jerry Colonna headliner in last weekend's "Sunday Night at Blackpool" for the commercial TV network.)

1.x [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL?12-Aug-1956
starring
David Whitfield

1.x [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL?19-Aug-1956
Guests unknown

1.x [--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL?26-Aug-1956
starring
Al Martino

[--] SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLACKPOOL
02-Sep-1956 ABC Sun 9:00-10:00pm (also ATV) (last in present series)?
starring
The Deep River Boys


[--] FOLIES BERGERE?09-Sep-1956 ABC Sun 9:00-10:00pm (also ATV)
starring
Benny Hill
Ilona Adams
Tommy Cooper
The Folies Bergère Girls and Boys
The Ganjou Brothers

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