Julian Clary joins The London Palladium's Wall of Fame
Posted 11th December 2019
The comedian and panto royalty is the latest addition.
This week, we unveiled the latest addition to Wall of Fame: Julian Clary. The British comedian and Palladium Panto regular took his place with a grand reveal amongst friends and colleagues.
Andrew Lloyd Webber said, “Julian more than meets the criteria having performed at The Palladium for almost thirty years and headlining the Pantomime for the past four. I’m delighted that he is receiving this honour today. For over a hundred years, The London Palladium has presented the most prestigious pantomimes in the West End, and in recent times it is the performances from artists like Julian Clary that have enabled that legacy to continue. He is one of our most popular and distinctive comedians and continues to wow audiences of all ages with his wit, good humour and without doubt his spectacular pantomime costumes.”
And Clary is in good company as he joins Arthur Askey, Ronnie Barker, Shirley Bassey, Jack Benny, Cilla Black, Max Bygraves, Nat King Cole, Ronnie Corbett, The Crazy Gang, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr, Ken Dodd, Gracie Fields, Bruce Forsyth, Judy Garland, Bob Hope, Tom Jones, Danny Kaye, Marie Lloyd, Vera Lynn, Liberace, Max Miller, Des O’Connor, Johnnie Ray, Cliff Richard, Tommy Steele, Jimmy Tarbuck, Tommy Trinder, Frankie Vaughan and Norman Wisdom on the installation.
Speaking about the honour Clary said, “I am truly delighted to be joining such illustrious company on the Wall of Fame. I love performing in this magical theatre and the joy of walking on stage here never diminishes. There is no thrill like it, and I’ve tried a few.”
The Wall of Fame is on display at The London Palladium, along Great Marlborough Street. For more information, visit our Wall of Fame page here.