Concerts & Package Tours : 1957  (September - October)

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September1957

02 - Chiswick (Empire)
09 - Derby (Hippodrome)
16 - Sheffield (Empire)
23 - Finsbury Park (Empire)
30 - Chatham (Empire)

October 1957

14 - Southsea (King's)
28 - Manchester (Hippodrome)

November 1957

04 - Edinburgh (Empire)
11 - Leeds (Empire)
18 - Cardiff (New)
25 - Hanley (Theatre Royal

Terry Dene with the Dene Aces

FINSBURY PARK
Ron Scott (Scottish comedian)
Sammy Wilde & the Kari Kari Sisters (Exotic fire dancers)
Ray Allan with "Steve" & "Skippy" (Ventriloquist)
The Southlanders (Britain's new sepia singing stars)
Fey Jover (Cutely comical)
Clifford Stanton (Personalities on parade)
Les Hobeaux (HMV recording stars)
Henri Vadden (Juggling novelty)
Tony Gilbert & Sylvia (A boy, a girl & rhythm)
The Empire Orchestra

CHATHAM EMPIRE
Campbell & Rogerson (The spirit of carnival)
The Westons (Western pastimes)
Tommy Ashworth & Lois (Comedy instrumentalists)
Archie Glen (Blotto as usual)
The Mosantos (Sensational aerialists)
Jimmy Mac and Frank (Let's laugh)
Lisa & Shirley Gay (Shall we dance?)

 

Poster available from www.60smemorabilia.co.uk

Full copy of Finsbury Park programme

Full copy of Chatham Empire programme

 

 

September 1957

02 - Great Yarmouth (Regal)
09 - Cardiff (New Theatre)
23 - Bristol (Hippodrome)
30 - Gloucester (Regal)

Due to illness Les Hobeaux replaced Lonnie Donegan for the last three days in Gloucester (see October entry)

Full copy of Bristol programme

Full copy of Gloucester programme

 

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Smoothey & Layton (The fringe of fun)
Miki & Griff (American style comedy vocal stars) - not Bristol
The Shipway Twins (Hanging around bars) - not Gloucester
Des O'Connor (Comedy in the modern manner) - not Gloucester
Marie De Vere Dancers

GREAT YARMOUTH

CARDIFF
Richards & Yolanda

BRISTOL
Darly's Dogs (Canine stars)
Trio Tobas (Continental trampolinists)
 

GLOUCESTER
Trio Tobas (Continental trampolinists)
Billy Baxter (Cavalcade of humour)
Martin Granger& His Puppets (Circus on strings_
The Skating Morenos (Thrills on skates)

September 2nd 1957

Bradford (Alhambra)

"Disc Doubles"

Promoter - Leonard Urry

September 8th 1957

London (Royal Albert Hall)

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Russ Hamilton
The King Brothers
Terry Dene & His Dene Aces
Nancy Whiskey
Bob Cort Skiffle Group
Glen Mason
John Barry Seven
Patti Lewis
Keith Fordyce (compere)

"Top 20" Hit Parade All-Star Concert

September 1957

08 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)
22 - Trocadero (Elephant & Castle)

October 1957

06 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
13 - Canterbury (Gaumont)
20 - Plymouth (Odeon)
27 - Ryde (Commodore)

November 1957

03 - Barking (Odeon)
17 - Salisbury (Gaumont)
24 - Guildford (Odeon)

Terry Dene & The Dene-Aces
Ronnie Aldrich & The Squadronaires

Sunday concerts

Full copy of Leicester programme

September 15th 1957

Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Russ Hamilton
Frank Weir his Orchestra & Artistes

September 21st 1957

Leeds (Empire)

Johnny Duncan with The Blue Grass Boys
Arthur Haynes ('Oscar Pennyweather')
Mundy & Earle (A boy a girl and a gramophone)
Freddie Earle (Earl of laughs)
The Dernos (Supreme aerialists)
Devel & Pat (Juggling uni-cyclist)
Griff Kendall (Star ventriloquist)
Cynthia Lamagan (Parlophone's new singing star)
Horler Twins (Dance duo)

September 1957

21 - Sheffield (City Hall)
22 - Barking (Odeon)

Russ Hamilton
Johnny Duncan & His Blue Grass Boys
Alex Walsh & His Band
Dill Jones Trio

Promoter - Arthur Howes

 

September 23rd 1957

Hull (Regal)

Tommy Steele & The Steelmen
Paul & Peta Page (The puppeteers)
Harriott & Evans (Europe's greatest coloured entertainers
Mike & Bernie Winters (From "Six Five Special"
Aerial Kenways (Sensational aerialists)
Reg Thompson (Unknown to millions)
Three Martinis (Dance cocktail)

Full copy of programme

September 23rd 1957

Bradford (Alhambra)

Chas. McDevitt Skiffle Group with Shirley Douglas
Larry Page & His Page Boys
Kathleen & Ann Kemp
Allen & Albee Sisters
Mumford's Puppets
Bunny Reeves
Skating Merinos
Mamzelle Zizi
Victor Seaforth

 

September 29th 1957

Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Johnny Duncan & His Blue Grass Boys
Dick Bishop & His Skiffle Group
Terry Lightfoot & His Jazzmen
The Dill Jones Trio

October 6th 1957

Colchester (Regal)

Chas McDevitt & His Skiffle Group
Sid Phillips & His Band

Promoter - Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme

October 1957

07 - Chester (Royalty Theatre)
14 - Chiswick (Empire)
21 - York (Rialto)
28 - Edinburgh (Empire)

Nancy Whiskey (The queen of skiffle)
John Barry & The 7 (They bring rhythm with 'em)
Desmond Lane (TV's penny whistle man)
Mike & Bernie Winters (From the BBC's 6-5 Special)
Reg Thompson (Unknown to millions)

CHESTER
Dave Taylor (Off the record)
Emerson & Jayne (Going East)
Bob Kelly (Britain's greatest jazz pianist)

CHISWICK
Trio Sparkes (Australia's comedy acrobats)
Paul & Peta Page (The puppeteers)
Michael Holliday (Columbia Recording Star)

"The Big Beat"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

 


Chiswick - Poster

Full copy of Chester programme

Full copy of Chiswick programme

October 1957

07 - Leeds (Empire)
14 - Sheffield (Empire)

Shirley Bassey
Tony & Pauline Derrick (Melody for two)
Jessie Carron (Teenage equilibrist)
Three Britons (Australian trick cyclists)
Jimmy James & Company ("The first night")
The Ladringlos (Looping the loop)
Roy Castle (Impressionist)
Norman & Niki Grant (Dance team)
The Empire Orchestra

Full copy of Leeds programme

October 1957

07 - Lincoln (Savoy)
14 - Carlisle (Lonsdale-ABC)
21 - Stockton (Globe)
28 - Hull (Regal)

Due to illness Les Hobeaux replaced Lonnie Donegan in Lincoln

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Smoothey & Layton (The fringe of fun)
Miki & Grif (American style comedy stars)
Martin Granger & His Puppets (Circus on strings)
The Shipway Twins (Hanging around bars) - not Lincoln
Marie De Vere Dancers

LINCOLN
Les Hobeaux - replaced Lonnie Donegan
Dickie Dawson (Canad's good humour man)
Alaine Diagora & Partner (Continental juggling stars)
The Five Speedacs (Whirlwind acrobats)

CARLISLE & STOCKTON
Billy Baxter
Trio Tobas

HULL
Billy Baxter (Cavalcade of fun)
Alaine Diagora & Partner (Continental juggling stars)

Full copy of Hull programme

Full copy of Lincoln programme

October 14th 1957

London (Royal Albert Hall)

Johnny Duncan & His Bluegrass Boys
Cy Laurie & His Band
Bob Cort Skiffle Group
Cottonpickers
Eden Street Skiffle Group
Vera Day (compere)

"Skiffle Jamboree"

Promoter - James Lauries

Full copy of programme

October 16th 1957

London (Dominion) - 3 weeks

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Judy Garland
Alan King (Warner Bros new comedy star)
Judy's Ten Boy Friends
Holger & Dolores (American dance stylists)
Albert & Les Ward (TV & radio personalities)
Nino, The Wonder Dog (A tail worth the telling)
Warren, Devine & Sparkes (Comedy acrobats)
Dominion Theatre Orchestra (Bobby Howell)

Promoter - The Rank Organisation

Full copy of programme

"The Stage" Review

October 20th 1957

Sheffield (Empire)

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group

Sheffield Football Club Centenary Concert

October 1957

14 - Exeter (Savoy)
21 - Chiswick (Empire)

Russ Hamilton
Terry Scott
Walters Dogs & Monkey
George Braund
Oliver & Twist
Ballet Montmartre
Nordics
Donovan & Haynes

Chiswick Empire - "The Stage" review

October 21st 1957

Nottingham (Empire)

Chas. McDevitt & His Skiffle Group with Shirley Douglas
Hedley Ward Trio
Jeffrey Lenner
Ron Scott
Peter Quinton
Les Galanias
Phil & Jimmy Yuile
Kathleen & Ann Kemp

October 28th 1957

Hulme (Hippodrome)

Terry Dene & The Dene Aces
Albert Burdon & Company
The Teenagers
The Five Roberts
The Edorigs
Betsy Ross
Bobby Dennis

October 1957

28 - Sunderland (Empire)

November 1957

04 - London (Chiswick Empire)
11 - Hanley (Theatre Royal)
18 - Newcastle (Empire)
25 - Sheffield (Empire)

December 1957

02 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)
09 - London (Finsbury Park Astoria)
16 - London (Chiswick Empire)

Marty Wilde and his Wildcats
Colin Hicks with his Cabin Boys
The Most Brothers (Decca's new young recording stars)
Carlo Sisters (Teenage aerialists)
Johnny Lesley (compere)

HANLEY
Three Brittons (Australian juggling cyclists)
Smoothey & Layton (Laughing at life)
Tony Gilbert & Sylvia (A boy, a girl & rhythm)

SHEFFIELD
Reg Thompson (Unknown to millions)
Paul & Peta Page (Life on strings)
Griff Kendall (Ventriloquist)
Kathleen & Anne Kemp (Dancing in style

Full copy of Hanley programme

Full copy of  Sheffield programme

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