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This Is Your Life - The Royal Harbour and Ramsgate

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11 September 2021

Act One – The Las Vegas Dancers from Thanet Stage and Drama School.

Act Two – The Greatest Showmen Both PT Barnum and Buffalo Bill came to Ramsgate during their European Tour.

Act Three – Audrey Hepburn was a Dancer in the Chorus Line at the pavilion before she was famous – Moon River and “Wouldn’t it be Lovely”.

Act Four – Starry, Starry Night with Vincent van Gogh - Vincent lived here and was a teacher in Royal Road.

Act Five – The Napoleonic Years with “Over the Hills and Far Away” - Ramsgate was the main UK Port for those wars.

Act Six – The Palace Theatre and the Stars – Donald Peers with Gordon Clarkson - The Place attracted the Nation’s Top Acts.

Act Seven – Ramsgate Wartime Years – Vera Lynn – Roxanne - Ramsgate at War goes back to 54BC and the Romans.


Act Eight – Shows of the Granville Theatre – Les Misérables - Traditional seaside Entertainment for over 80 years.

Act Nine – The Band of The East Kent Sea Cadet Corps - Serving Ramsgate for over 70 years.

Act Ten – The Coronation Ballroom – World Champions Ian Sharp and Victoria Lawrence & Friends.

Act Eleven – John Le Mesurier and Arthur Lowe – Dad’s Army – “Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler” – Local Resident.

Act Twelve – The Sounds of the Sixties – All the big names of the sixties performed in Ramsgate.

Grand Finale – Last Night of the Proms - Celebrating everything good about Ramsgate.

Two Great Shows - “Royal Harbour of Ramsgate 200 Gala Show” and “Thanet Obelisk Awards Gala Show

Produced by Ralph Hoult OBE; Directed by Edward Greenhalgh; Theatre Tech Manager, Paul Dryden; Musical Director, Edward Greenhalgh.