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Season 3 (ATV/ITV) (1957-58)
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)
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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 3 1957-58 ##############
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  Hosts/ Comperes -
Dickie Henderson, Bob Monkhouse, Hughie Green, Alfred Marks, Robert Morley, Tommy Trinder
(a new emcee was presented approx. every four weeks).
Series Regulars:
The John Tiller Girls
George Carden's London Palladium Girls
Cyril Ornadel and The London Palladium Orchestra

3.01 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
15-Sept-1957 ATV
starring
Harry Secombe
Shani Wallis
The Clarke Brothers
Sabrina
Dickie Henderson (presenter?)

**[--] VARIETY review (25Sep1957 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM
(excerpt)
Producer: Val Parnell
Director Bryan Tesler
60 Mins., Sun., 8 p.m. ATV. from London
With Harry Secombe, Shani … (incomplete)


3.02 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
22-Sept-1957 ATV
starring
Frankie Vaughan
The John Tiller Girls
Anne Shelton
Nadia Nerina
Dickie Henderson (presenter?)

3.03 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
29-Sept-1957 ATV
starring
Jayne Mansfield
Allan Jones
Bob Bromley
The Tanner Sisters
presenter: Dickie Henderson

VARIETY news item - Published Date: October 2nd, 1957
Jayne Mansfield and Allan Jones topped the bill of Associated Television's "Sunday Night At The London Palladium" (29)

[--] VARIETY review (09Oct1957 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
Tele Follow-Up Comment, page 31
"Sunday Night at the London Palladium"
"It was Stars and Stripes night on Sunday (29) for ATV's "Sunday Night At the London Palladium." A bright bill was topped by Jayne Mansfield, Allan Jones and Bob Bromley, with most interest being centered on Miss Mansfield's shapely contours. She did a few minutes' amusing, innocuous gagging with emcee Dickie Henderson, during which she played a little violin, a spot of piano and effectively slayed one of Shakespeare's soliloquies.
Allan Jones' relaxed, virile singing scored heavily, notably with a well-balanced medley of Jerome Kern oldies and Bob Bromley offered the smoothest puppet act yet seen on British TV. The Tanner Sisters and "Beat The Clock" rounded off the bill, together with George Carden's Palladium hoofers.
Dickie Henderson had one amusing skit but was again not happy with the "Beat The Clock" spot, giving away one prize to a couple who had obviously failed in two of their three tests.
(reviewer: Rich)


3.04 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
06-Oct-1957 ATV
starring
Georges Guetary
Juliette Greco
Bob Monkhouse
Dickie Henderson (presenter?)

3.05 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
13-Oct-1957 ATV
starring
Larry Parks and Betty Garrett
Dame Alicia Markova
Edmund Hockridge
presenter: Bob Monkhouse

**VARIETY news item (16Oct1956 Daily Variety):
(excerpt)
…Garrett topped the bill of Associated Television's "Sunday Night At The London Palladium" (13)

[--] VARIETY review (23Oct1957 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
Tele Follow-Up Comment, page 41
"Sunday Night at the London Palladium"
The program on Sunday (13) was just about the best of the current series, a neatly balanced bill headed by Hollywood's husband-and-wife team, Larry Parks and Betty Garrett. Their's was an amiable song-and-dance act in which they kidded gently and sang "That's the One I Love," "Up a Lazy River" (starting at strict tempo and whooping it up to rock 'n' roll) and finally "Side by Side."
Previously, Laton, Graham & Chadel, a trio of zany knockabout comics, ballerina Markova and singer Edmund Hockridge, with songs ranging from "Luck Be A Lady to Me" to grand opera, had provided excellent contrast. Val Parnell's policy is to present a new emcee every four weeks. In this bill Bob Monkhouse took over and though some of his gags fell desperately flat his easy presence kept the program pleasantly tied together and his first attempt at the "Beat the Clock" spot was a success.
With conductor Cyril Ornadel in N. Y. casing the "Fair Lady" music which he will conduct at Drury Lane, Reg Cole took over the Palladium pit very adequately.
(Reviewer: Rich)


3.06 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
20-Oct-1957 ATV
starring
Dave King
the "Top of the Bill"
Shirley Bassey
Dickie Henderson
Joan Regan (source: Glasgow Evening Times)
Hall, Norman & Ladd (source: Glasgow Evening Times)
Bob Monkhouse (presenter?)

3.07 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
27-Oct-1957 ATV
starring
Frankie Laine
Juliette Greco
Bob Monkhouse (presenter?)

**[--] VARIETY news item (30Oct1957 issue of Daily Variety magazine):
Published Date: October 30th, 1957
(incomplete)
…topped the bill of Associated Television's "Sunday Night At The London Palladium." (27)


3.08 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
03-Nov-1957 ATV
starring
Diana Dors
Walter Chiani (Italian comedian)
Marino Marini and his Quartet
Bob Monkhouse (presenter?)

3.09 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
10-Nov-1957 ATV
presenter: Hughie Green
starring
George Sanders
The Goofers

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[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE PRINCE OF WALES:
17-Nov-1957 ATV Sun 8-9pm
Starring: Gracie Fields

[--] VARIETY review (27Nov1957 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
(excerpt)
Sunday Night at The Prince of Wales
Val Parnell's "Sunday Night at the London Palladium" became Bernard Delfont's "Sunday Night at the Prince of Wales" for one night only on Sunday (17) because of Royal Command Show rehearsals. There seemed very little point in even announcing the difference since the vaude showcase retained precisely the same formula as usual, though the settings seemed to have an extra glitter. The show was dominated by Gracie Fields, who deservedly rated a hefty reception as she sang (in full for the first time) the evergreen "Walter, Walter… (incomplete)


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3.10 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM [BFI] (excerpts survive)
24-Nov-1957 ATV
presenter: Hughie Green
starring
Mario Lanza
Les Maturines
George Holmes
Les Maragones
Note:
One or more sequences exist, but the complete programme is lost.
Surviving footage:
Mario Lanza sings "Because You're Mine", "E Lucevan Le Stelle" (from "Tosca") and "The Loveliest Night of The Year."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHpGp_nsuRw

**VARIETY news item - Published Date: November 27th, 1957
Mario Lanza headlined the bill of Associated Television's "Sunday Night At The London Palladium" (24). It marked his first British TV appearance.

[--] VARIETY review (December 4th, 1957 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
(excerpt)
"Foreign TV Followup
Sunday Night ... (incomplete)

3.11 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
01-Dec-1957 ATV
presenter: Hughie Green
starring
Max Bygraves
The Kaye Sisters
The Clark Brothers

[--] VARIETY news item (04Dec1957 issue of Daily Variety):
Max Bygraves headlined the bill of Associated Television's "Sunday Night At The London Palladium" (1). The show also marked the last appearance of Hughie Green as emcee. He'll be replaced by Alfred Marks.

3.12 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
08-Dec-1957 ATV
presenter: Alfred Marks
starring
Janet Blair
star of the London stage version of "Bells Are Ringing"
Paul Anka
sings "Diana" and "I Love You, Baby."

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[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE PRINCE OF WALES
15Dec57 ATV ITV Sun 8-9pm
starring:
Gracie Fields
Edmund Hockridge

[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE PRINCE OF WALES:
22Dec57 ATV ITV Sun 8-9pm

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3.13 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
29-Dec-1957 ATV
presenter: Alfred Marks
starring
Dave King
the "Top of the Bill"
Florian Zabach
American violinist, known for his recording of "Hot Canary."

3.14 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
05-Jan-1958 ATV
presenter: Robert Morley
starring
Tommy Steele
in excerpts from his pantomime "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

3.15 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
12-Jan-1958 ATV
Robert Morley (presenter?)
starring
Yana
David Whitfield

3.16 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
19-Jan-1958 ATV
Robert Morley (presenter?)
starring
Winifred Atwell
Harry Secombe
The Trio Bassi

3.17 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
26-Jan-1958 ATV
presenter: Robert Morley
starring
Tony Bennett
Nat Jackley

3.18 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
02-Feb-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
The Don Cossack Chorus and Dancers
Lenny The Lion with Terry Hall
Frankie Howerd

3.19 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
09-Feb-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Don Ameche

3.20 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
16-Feb-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Max Bygraves
The Kaye Sisters
The Clark Brothers

3.21 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
23-Feb-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Frankie Vaughan
Chic Murray

3.22 [100] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
02-Mar-1958 ATV
presenter: Robert Morley
starring
Bob Hope
Buddy Holly and the Crickets
Alicia Markova and Borge Ralov (ballet dancers)
Highlights:
Buddy Holly and the Crickets perform "That'll Be The Day," "Oh Boy" and "Peggy Sue."
Alicia Markova and Borge Ralov perform an excerpt from the ballet "William Tell."
Bob Hope does a comedy monologue.

3.23 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
09-Mar-1958 ATV
Produced and Directed by Brian Tesler.
presenter: Robert Morley
starring
Ray Bolger
Eve Boswell
Granger's Puppets
Highlight:
Eve Boswell sings "Always."

3.24 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
16-Mar-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Frankie Howerd
The Beverley Sisters
Edmund Hockridge
Os Brasileros

3.25 [--] Val Parnell's Sunday Night At The London Palladium: ROBINSON CRUSOE (missing)
23-Mar-1958 ATV 8:00pm
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
David Whitfield (as Crusoe)
Max Bygraves
Joan Regan
The Rockets

3.26 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
30-Mar-1958 ATV
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
James Melton and Company
1st Battalion The Black Watch
Compagnie Des Marrottes

3.27 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
06-Apr-1958 ATV
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Pat Boone
Victor Maddern

3.28 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM [BFI] (complete episode survives)
13-Apr-1958 ATV Sun 8:00pm
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Sarah Vaughan
Dick Shawn (American comedian)
Marvin Rainwater (country and western singer) singing his no.1 hit (7Mar58) "Whole Lotta Woman"
Pinky and Perky (puppets)
Beat The Clock - Jackpot £900
The Tiller Girls

Sunday Night at the London Palladium 13-4-58 Part1
Sunday Night at the London Palladium 13-4-58 Part2
Sunday Night at the London Palladium 13-4-58 Part 3
Sunday Night at the London Palladium 13-4-58 Part 4
Sunday Night at the London Palladium 13-4-58 Part5
Sunday Night at the London Palladium 13-4-58 Last Part

3.29 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
20-Apr-1958 ATV
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Liberace
Julie Wilson
Sid Millward and his Nitwits

3.30 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
27-Apr-1958 ATV
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Howard Keel
Florian Zabach
Roger Price
Yana

3.31 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
04-May-1958 ATV
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Ella Fitzgerald
Roger Price

3.32 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
11-May-1958 ATV
presenter: Tommy Trinder
starring
Johnnie Ray
Mindy Carson

3.33 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
25-May-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Max Bygraves
Joan Regan
The Rockets

3.34 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
01-June-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Alma Cogan (singer)
Bob Crosby
Betty Kean
Lew Parker

3.35 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM (missing)
08-June-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Vic Damone
Juanita Hall
Pinky and Perky

3.36 [--] VAL PARNELL'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM:
15-June-1958 ATV
presenter: Dickie Henderson
starring
Guy Mitchell
Marguerite Piazza
Michael Medwin
Bernard Bresslaw
Norman Rossington

**[--] VARIETY review (25June1958 issue of Weekly Variety magazine):
06/25/1958
"Sunday Night at the London Palladium"
(excerpts from review):
"… from the Prince of Wales theatre. Topping the bill of this final entry was Marguerite Piazza, the American opera star, who set out to show that her abilities were not confined to straight singing, by vocalizing a couple of semi pop pieces. They were "Summertime"' and "Around The World," in which, however, she proved somewhat …"
"… overdramatic and flowery. It was with her Version of "One Fine Day" from "Madam Butterfly," that Miss Piazza finally scored. Always popular with British audiences, Guy Mitchell sailed through with flying colors with a pleasantly relaxed routine. His homely but naive patter was well liked and his brand of singing met with solid …"
"… approval, especially-so on his closer, "Bucket's Got A Hole In It." Offbeat entry was provided by Bernard Bresslaw, Michael Medwin and Norman Rossington, a trio currently riding high on a British popularity wave. su* a Granada-TV weekly show "The Army Game." The threesome, virtually without an act, gleaned hefty yocks …" (incomplete)

#### Sunday Night at The London Palladium ####
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########################?Summer Replacement Shows 1958 ?########################


[--] Bernard Delfont Presents: THE FRANKIE VAUGHAN SHOW
22-Jun-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked)
guests
The King Brothers
The Kaye Sisters??

[--] EXCERPT FROM "WHERE'S CHARLEY":
29-Jun-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked) ?Starring: Norman Wisdom ??

[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE PRINCE OF WALES:
06-Jul-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked)?Starring: Van Cliburn, Doretta Morrow, Chic Murray, Maidie, The Mudlarks??

[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE PRINCE OF WALES:
13-Jul-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked)??

[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE PRINCE OF WALES:
20-Jul-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked)
Starring: Tommy Cooper, Ted Hockridge, and Tommy Trinder.??

[--] Bernard Delfont Presents: THE FRANKIE VAUGHAN SHOW
27-Jul-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked)
guest
Hetty King??

[--] BERNARD DELFONT'S PARADE OF STARS AT THE PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE, LONDON
03-Aug-1958 ATV Sunday 8:30-9:30pm (networked)
starring
Don Lang
Anne Shelton (replacing Georgia Gibbs)
Ronnie Carroll??

[--] Bernard Delfont Presents: THE BEVERLEY SISTERS SHOW
10-Aug-1958 ATV Sun 8:30-9:30pm (ATV+ABC)
guests
Aileen Cochrane
Howard Jones
Reggie Arnold
Digby Wolfe
Billy Dainty?

[--] THE FRANKIE HOWERD SHOW:
17-Aug-1958 ATV Sun 8:30-9:30pm (ATV+ABC)??

[--] Bernard Delfont Presents: THE BERNARD BRESLAW SHOW (single ITV special)
24-Aug-1958 ATV Sun 8.30-9:30pm (60 min)
guest
Alma Cogan??

[--] Bernard Delfont Presents: THE CHARLIE DRAKE SHOW (single ITV special)
31Aug58, Sun 8.30-9:30pm (60 min)?ATV Production/ Producer Kenneth Carter
guests
The King Brothers??

[--] BLACKPOOL TOWER CIRCUS:
07Sep-1958 ATV Sun 8:30-9:30pm
 

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