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Royal Command Performance - Quiz

Celebrate 100 years! 10 Questions.

 
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When was the first Royal Command Performance as we now know it?

  • June 1912
  • February 1912
  • July 1912
  • September 1912

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Where was the first Royal Command Performance held?

  • Drury Lane theatre
  • Palace theatre
  • Garrick theatre
  • Aldwych theatre

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Who presented this year's Royal Command Performance?

  • Michael McIntyre
  • Alan Carr
  • John Bishop
  • David Walliams

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How many Royal Command Performances have there been in the last 100 years?

  • 84
  • 80
  • 79
  • 76

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Who starred in the 1912 Royal Command Performance?

  • Vesta Tilley
  • Harry Tate
  • George Robey
  • All of the above

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How many roses decorated the theatre at the 1912 Royal Command Performance?

  • Fifty thousand
  • Three million
  • Two million
  • One million

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Who was on the throne when the first Royal Command Performance was staged?

  • Victoria
  • George 1V
  • George V
  • Edward V11

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What charity benefits from Royal Variety Performances?

  • Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Fund
  • RNLI
  • NSPCC
  • British Red Cross

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Why wasn't Marie Lloyd invited to perform at the first Royal Command Performance?

  • She was working abroad
  • She was ill
  • Her act was considered "too risque"
  • She had fallen out with the management

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Who made her Royal debut at this year's Royal Command Performance?

  • Shirley Bassey
  • Susan Boyle
  • Vera Lynn
  • Dolly Parton

 

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