Here is a link to the first part of my talk on the history of the Music hall.
and here is a link to Julie Andrews singing the National Anthem for the King at the Palladium:
Here incidentally is a recording of Dame Julie at 12 singing, at the height of her “Educating Archie” days – simply spectacular
and here are some of the illustrations from the film:
Here’s a scene from the Drury Lane production of “Oliver!” which sums up everything about the Music Hall, I suppose.