Royal Variety Performance 2019 date, host and line up details

Royal Variety Performance host, air date, tickets and acts

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Here's all we know so far about the Royal Variety Performance 2019 from the date to tickets and first acts.

Once more, the Royal Variety Performance will come from the iconic London Palladium Theatre, which is hosting the event for the 43rd time.


As always, The Royal Variety Performance promises to be an unforgettable evening of the best UK and international musical performers, extraordinary theatre and brilliant comedy as well as a number of surprises along the way.

Royal Variety Performance date and host

The Royal Variety Performance 2019 took place on Monday, November 18 at the London Palladium Theatre.

The show will air on ITV in December on Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30PM.

Meanwhile, the hosts of the 2019 show have been confirmed as comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan, marking the first time in over thirty years two comedians have hosted together.

Royal Variety Performance line up

So who will be performing at the Royal Variety Performance 2019?

Acts performing will include Rod Stewart, the cast of West End musical Mary Poppins - Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as Bert, with Petula Clark, who will feed the birds.


More confirmed performers are Robbie Williams, who will be duetting with Rod Stewart and jazz singer, songwriter Jamie Cullum, in exclusive collaborations from his new album The Christmas Present.

Joining them will be award winning US composer and entertainer Harry Connick Jr, the much-celebrated and oldest ever winner of Britain’s Got Talent Colin Thackery, a unique collaboration from Emeli Sandé and Manchester’s Bee Vocal choir formed to inspire those experiencing mental health difficulties.

Classical cellist Sheku Kanneh Maso returns to the RVP stage with his six siblings for a special moment, joined on the bill are Zurcaroh an Austrian acrobatic dance troupe.

There’s more music from two of 2019’s hottest talents Lewis Capaldi and Mabel who will each perform their record breaking singles, Hollywood star Luke Evans, comedy act Flo and Joan and a performance from the Tony and Olivier award winning musical Come From Away.

Rounding off this evening of extraordinary entertainment is an exclusive extract from Cirque Du Soleil’s Luzia as well as comedy from the cast of hit West End show Groan Ups, plus comedians Kerry Godliman and Frank Skinner.

Royal Variety Performance tickets

Anyone can buy tickets to the show, which begin at £70. You can also buy tickets to the official after party and banquet at Grosvenor House in London.

After party tickets cost from £185 or £245 for both the show and the after party. The ticket includes 3 course dinner and wine.

You can purchase Royal Variety tickets from The Royal Variety Charity online.


The Royal Variety Performance 2019 will air on ITV in December.

You'll be able to watch online via the ITV Hub.

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