Our showbiz roots Variety has its roots in the entertainment industry, but its heart in the community. We've been lucky enough to count some of the world's most famous faces in show business as our supporters. Browse through these iconic images of celebrated entertainment figures associated with Variety through the years. Frank Sinatra giving a speech at a gala hosted by the Duke of Edinburgh for members and friends of Variety Club and the stars of the film ‘Midnight Matinee’ at the Empress Club, London, in 1951. The Beatles with their Variety Club award for Showbiz Personalities of the Year at the Dorchester Hotel, London, in 1963. Roger Moore and Michael Caine attending a Variety Club benefit premiere of the film ‘Sleuth’ in 1973. Sophia Loren attending the Variety Club charity premiere of ‘The Key’, at the Odeon cinema, Leicester Square, London in 1958. Vera Lynn and Eric Morcambe attending a Variety Club benefit premiere of the film ‘At Long Last Love’ in 1975. Muhammad Ali presenting a Sunshine Coach on the behalf of Variety Club to Great Ormond Street Hospital in 1977. Joan Collins attending a Ladies of Variety event in 2001 with Christopher Biggins (left) and Tony Hatch, OBE (right). Chief Barker, Bernard Delfont, with The Rolling Stones proudly sporting the two Melody Maker Awards they won at a Variety Club Luncheon at the Savoy Hotel, London, in 1964.