8 July - 9 September 2012
For over a century Hackney Empire has been the home of comedy and popular entertainment. 2012 will celebrate the 60+ years of comedy between the London Olympic Games, with shows, films and exhibitions that showcase the most exciting eras of British Comedy and the stars that have kept us laughing over those years.
9 September 2012
Celebrate the post-war golden years of entertainment, with the shows of the Stoll Moss Empires and TV variety such as Sunday Night at the London Palladium that have entertained us over the years.
Featuring: ROY HUDD, SHARON D CLARKE, CLIVE ROWE, JOE PASQUALE, BARRY CRYER, RICK WAKEMAN, MELVYN HAYES, GORDEN KAYE, SUE HODGE, ANDY VAN BUREN, TONY HATCH, JOHNNY CASSON, SIMMONS AND SIMMONS, PAUL ZERDIN, RIA JONES, MOONLIGHT - NYRON AND IZZY, FULL ENSEMBLE.