The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #81  
Old 11-19-2018, 05:06 PM
MaiaMia_53's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 1,194
This video has excellent views of Harry & Meghan exiting the vehicle, entering the venue, going through the receiving line, and entering the theater's royal box. Meghan got out of the car and accepted flowers from someone in the crowd, which was unplanned, and probably unexpected by the security team...

__________________

Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 11-19-2018, 05:59 PM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Middlewich, United Kingdom
Posts: 19,322
Royals rotate their attendance at the event, I donít believe Henry has attended on his own before so to say it was ďhis yearĒ to attend is quite slim. Theyíve obviously decided to be put into the rotation now heís married, certainly donít think William attended before he was married.

I really donít see whatís bad about the RVP, itís a great event to raise money for charity.
__________________

__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 11-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Bridgetown, Barbados
Posts: 1,470
Harry attended on his own in 2015.
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 11-19-2018, 06:38 PM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Middlewich, United Kingdom
Posts: 19,322
Thanks! So even then it wasnít his turn itís at least a 4 year cycle if you include Anne, and if you include The Queen itís 5.
__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #85  
Old 11-19-2018, 06:46 PM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,710
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lumutqueen View Post
Thanks! So even then it wasnít his turn itís at least a 4 year cycle if you include Anne, and if you include The Queen itís 5.
2013 Charles and Camilla
2014 Cambridges
2015 Harry
2016 Charles and Camilla
2017 Cambridges
Reply With Quote
  #86  
Old 11-19-2018, 07:19 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 12,770
When I think of the Royal Variety Performance, it makes me think back and how many times in old movies and shows that I've seen people billed as "performing for the crowned heads of Europe". The RVP, as we know it today, used to be the Royal Command Performance and dates back to the time of Queen Victoria where the "best of the best" would be commanded to perform for the Queen (or King and Queen). It was "the" feather in one's cap to perform and those that attended wore their very best glad rags and jewels.

So actually its tradition that states that there be British royals at this performance. Gone are the days of it being "commanded" and the jewels remain in their vault but its still a grand honor to be asked to perform for this show.
__________________
No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution, the only wrong what is against it.

~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~~
Reply With Quote
  #87  
Old 11-19-2018, 07:41 PM
MaiaMia_53's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 1,194
Thanks for providing a bit of the history of this traditional event, dating all the way back to Queen Victoria. Of course, even Queen Elizabeth I was known for her love of hosting plays and entertainments at court.
Reply With Quote
  #88  
Old 11-19-2018, 07:47 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 12,770
Makes me realize just how far we've come. It used to be that if you were invited to attend a royal performance, it was something special and for the performer, one that boosted his/her reputation as one to see. Now when there's a performance, we wonder how soon we can stream it, view it on YouTube or order the DVD and view it wearing our blue, fuzzy slippers sipping coffee and eating donuts.
__________________
No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution, the only wrong what is against it.

~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~~
Reply With Quote
  #89  
Old 11-19-2018, 11:17 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 6,364
From 1848 to around 1912 though, and intermittently after the Prince Consort's death in Victoria's reign, the Performances tended to be well known actors of the time performing successful West End plays. Besides Shakespeare plays, Gilbert and Sullivan operas and later some revues and musical comedies were popular with the royals

. It wasn't until 1912 that there was a Variety show, with music hall artists performing before King George and Queen Mary, and regular annual variety shows before royalty weren't established until after World War One.
Reply With Quote
  #90  
Old 12-11-2018, 09:12 AM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 14,859
REMINDER- In the Presence of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex-
The Royal Variety Performance comes on tonight at 7:30pm on ITV. Iíll be watching.
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
  #91  
Old 12-11-2018, 11:32 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Norfolk, United States
Posts: 4,912
Is there a way for those of us from US to watch?
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 12-11-2018, 03:28 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 14,859
Quote:
Originally Posted by jacqui24 View Post
Is there a way for those of us from US to watch?
Those of us in the US can watch it here-
https://www.firstonetv.net/Live/United-Kingdom/ITV1--21
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 12-11-2018, 03:32 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Norfolk, United States
Posts: 4,912
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dman View Post
Those of us in the US can watch it here-
https://www.firstonetv.net/Live/United-Kingdom/ITV1--21
Thanks!

ETA: I hope there is at least a partial that'll end up on Youtube, because it keeps getting stuck.
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 12-11-2018, 03:43 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 14,859
Quote:
Originally Posted by jacqui24 View Post
Thanks!

ETA: I hope there is at least a partial that'll end up on Youtube, because it keeps getting stuck.
Yeah, Iím having the same problem. Very likely it will Ben up on YouTube soon.
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 12-11-2018, 05:17 PM
HereditaryPrincess's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
Posts: 9,133
This year was one of the better years IMO and I didn't expect the performance to be this good. My favourite act was the Britain's Got Talent winner Lee Ridley (I'm glad that there are more people with disabilities on television and in the media).
__________________
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone". Audrey Hepburn

*
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy". Anne Frank
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 12-19-2018, 02:39 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 14,859
You can watch the 2018 Royal Variety Performance here...before it’s taken down-
__________________

__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Popular Tags
bavaria;house;chef;luitpold;ludwig belgian biography bracelets british royal family camilla canada ceremony clothes corruption crown princess victoria current events danish royal family daughters de belgique denmark duchessofcambridge duchess of cornwall duchess of sussex england fashion felipe and letizia forum hasnat khan head of the house history hohenzollern infanta cristina interesting facts interests juan carlos king felipe king felipe vi letter lineage meghan markle member norwegian royal family plantagenets porphyria prince charles prince harry prince harry of wales prince laurent princenapoleon princess beatrice princess claire princess diana princess eugenie princess of belgium princess royal queen elizabeth queen letizia queen mathilde remarriage royal royal ancestry royal geneology royal ladies royal wedding rumania sarah duchess of york state visit tiara tradition van belgiŽ wedding wedding of prince harry windsor castle working visit



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:57 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019
Jelsoft Enterprises