Tag "Sunday Night at the London Palladium"

ITV revive Sunday Night at the London Palladium

Devised by then MD of the London Palladium Val Parnell in 1955, Sunday Night at the London Palladium entertained millions of viewers for over a decade and saw numerous spin-offs, imitations and even revivals over the years. Now ITV are returning to the format once more.

ATV Icon: Val Parnell

2012 marks 40 years since the man behind Sunday Night at the London Palladium, Val Parnell, died. Here ATV Today celebrates the ITV television executive, theatre manager and impresario.

ATV’s Jack Parnell Dies at 87

As ATV Network’s Head Of Music from its inception in 1955 to 1982 he oversaw some of the biggest theme tunes in British television history, including The Muppet Show, Des O’Connor Show and The Golden Shot.