The culmination of the centenary of the birth of the John Betjeman Poet Laureate is a Gala performance to celebrate his life and work. Barry Humphries will host this evening of variety, music and dance. With a special video link to Dame Edna Everage from Australia. This year's centenary events have been organised by John Betjeman's daughter, Candida Lycett Green. In aid of SANEPerformers Barry Humphries (host), British Sea Power, Suggs, Judi Dench (Dame), Nick Cave, Jools Holland, Richard E Grant, Ronnie Corbett (and his wife Anne Hart), Rachel Stirling, Joanna Lumley, Kit and the Widow, Edward Fox, Prunella Scales, Bill Nighy, Jonathan Cecil, Kenneth Cranham, Miriam Margolis, Sinead Cusack, Timothy West, Joanna David, Stephen Fry, Bishop of London.
Director Joe Harmston. Company St Paul's Church Choir.