The Story Of Variety With Michael Grade. Michael Grade. Copyright: BBC.

The Story Of Variety With Michael Grade

BBC Four documentary. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Features Michael Grade, Ken Dodd, Roy Hudd, Peter Prichard, Maurice Sellar, Donald Auty, Dabber Davis and others.

Britain Had Talent - A History Of Variety Theatre

Britain Had Talent - A History Of Variety Theatre

In the first major academic work to examine British variety theatre, Oliver Double provides a detailed history of this art form and analyses its performance dynamics and techniques.

Encompassing singers, comedians, dancers, magicians, ventriloquists and diverse speciality acts, this vibrant book draws on a series of new interviews with variety veterans.

First published: Wednesday 19th September 2012