The Perry Como Show

Season 12 Episode 26

April 27, 1960

Aired Unknown Apr 27, 1960 on NBC
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April 27, 1960
Perry Como's first show on foreign soil as he visits London, England for his program. Perry’s announcer Frank Gallop also went along for the trip. Perry tours the city, chats with a cabbie and with some cockneys, watches a ballet at Covent Garden, visits the pub 'Ye Olde Bull and Bush', is guided through Woburn Abbey, the Duke’s ancestral home, and ends up at a BBC studio before an audience of Londoners. Ray Charles directs a choir of British voices. Mitchell Ayres conducts the orchestra. Perry's impressive guests are Sir Ralph Richardson, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Michael Somes, comedienne Fenella Fielding, comedian Harry Secombe, pianist Russ Conway and the Duke of Bedford. Highlights: Perry sings "Where or When". The Choir performs "Let’s See London". Perry sings "It’s a Lovely Day Today" and "I Love You". Margot Fonteyn peforms "Sleeping Beauty". Michael Somes does "Drinking Song". All join in for "Cruising Down the River". The Choir sings "Greensleeves". Perry sings "I’m Sitting on Top of the World", "When I Fall in Love", "Delaware", "If", "Now is the Hour".moreless

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