Six decades on, Sunday Night at the Palladium returns to our TV screens

ITV is bringing back the variety show Sunday Night At The Palladium nearly 60 years after it first appeared on television.

It will broadcast six shows in Autumn, with each one presented by a different host with names including Rob Brydon, Jimmy Carr and Jack Whitehall already signed up.

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Guests include singers Neil Diamond, Art Garfunkel and Bryan Adams with performances also lined up from Earth, Wind and Fire, Little Mix and comedian Alan Davies.

ITV’s commissioning editor Peter Davey said: “We’ve got some great hosts and fantastic guests booked to play the iconic stage of the London Palladium and we’re excited that Sunday Night At The Palladium will be a fun and unmissable part of our weekend line up.”

The show, whose previous hosts include Sir Bruce Forsyth and Carry On star Jim Dale, was launched in 1955 and included performances by acts including Bill Haley, Bob Hope, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. It ran until 1967 and was briefly revived in the mid-1970s.