WATCH: Liberal Revues of old

One of the highlights of Conference used to be the Liberal Revue, a tour de force of satire. Some of the old ones have made their way on to YouTube and you can see them here.

I can only remember going to one, back in 1992 in Harrogate. And it’s here. I also took part in a mini version at the 1986 Paisley Conference which, thankfully, was never filmed. However, we did get Bob Maclennan to make fun of Charles Kennedy. It was a special moment.


Those were the days……

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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  • Mark Smulian 13th Jul '20 - 9:17am

    Thanks for the post Caron. The simplest way to find them is to search for ‘liberal revue’ on YouTube.
    The shows there are from 1988-89, 1992-94, 1996, 2002, 2004 and 2008. The first three shows from 1984-86 we have in only rather variable audio and the 2003 show is unfortunately lost.
    A complete set of DVDs and original scripts and programmes is now in the National Liberal Club library.

  • richard underhill 13th Jul '20 - 10:35am

    Mark Smulian 13th Jul ’20 – 9:17am
    Does the NLC have equipment to show this material?
    Which room is it in?
    I recall the smoking room being used for displays of US Republican elections
    members were banned.

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