Concerts & Package Tours : 1958  (May - June)

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May 3rd 1958

Ripley (Regal Ballroom)

Cliff Richard & The Drifters First professional appearance
May 5th 1958

London (Palladium) - 2 weeks

 

Johnnie Ray
The Treniers
Harry Worth (Figure of speech)
Trotter Brothers (Artistry with strings)
Peiro Brothers (Juggling de luxe)
Channing Pollock (The immaculate deceiver)
Authors & Swinson (Masters of mime)
Theda Sisters (Youthful aerialists)
The George Carden Dancers

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

May 5th 1958

Plymouth (Theatre Royal)

His setlist included

From This Moment On : Rocking Through The Rye
Laa Dee Dah : My Dream : Oh Boy : Diana

Jackie Dennis (Scotland's teenage star)
backed by The Steelemen
Billy Dainty (Going mad - coming?)
The Ety Van Deen Duo (Music in the balance)
The Ken-Tones (Britain's top vocal group)
Desmond Lane (TV's penny whistler)
The Falcons (Almost strict tempo)
Peter Dulay (Sales talk)
The Peter Groves Trio with Billie Ponds (Introducing)
The Three Martinis (Swinging in the rain)

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Jackie Dennis replaced Tommy Steele
See entry for 30th April 1958

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

May 11th 1958

Ipswich (Gaumont)

Lonnie Donegan

Promoter - Arthur Howes

May 19th 1958

Hanley (Theatre Royal) - week

Terry Dene & His Dene Aces
Edna Savage (from radio's "East to Remember")
Barry Anthony (The explosive spark)
Sonny Roy (The funny boy)
Roy Rivers (Music on wheels)
Ronnie Collis (Tap happy)
McKinnon Sisters (Dance time)
Theatre Royal Orchestra - Leslie Vivian

 

Terry Dene and Edna Savage were married on
8th July 1958

They divorced in June 1961

 

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

 

May 19th 1958

Leeds (Odeon) - week

Jackie Dennis (Decca's new teenage star)
The Ken-Tones (Britain's top vocal group)
Leslie Randall (From TV's "Joan & Leslie")
Igor Gridneff (The ladder man)
Joe Church (Sales talk)
Pierre Bel (The lightning Frenchman)
The Peter Groves Trio with Billie Ponds
Reg Thompson (Unknown to millions)
The Three Martinis (Swinging in the rain)

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Jackie Dennis replaced Tommy Steele
See entry for 30th April 1958

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

May 1958

24 - Edmonton (Regal)
25 - Kilburn (Gaumont State)
26 - Tooting (Granada)


 

Jerry Lee Lewis
The Treniers
The Hedley Ward Trio


The cause of the problem

Jerry Lee Lewis married Myra Brown on the 12th December 1957. At the time he was not actually divorced from his second wife. This and the fact that she was only 13 didn't go down very well with the British press


 

Full copy of programme {Flickr)

May 26th 1958

Bristol (Hippodrome) - week
 

Michael Holliday
Hal Monty & His Gang
Fraser Hayes Four
Kordas
El Granadas
Dancing McKennas
Jolly Jesters
 
May 1958

27 - Birmingham (Odeon)
28 - Preston (Public Hall)
29 - Glasgow (Odeon)
30 - Edinburgh (New Victoria)
31 - Newcastle (Odeon)

June 1958

01 - Liverpool (Odeon)
02 - Manchester (Odeon)
03 - Coventry (Gaumont)
04 - Worcester (Gaumont)
05 - Cardiff (Capitol)
06 - Cheltenham (Gaumont)
07 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
08 - Bradford (Gaumont)
09 - Nottingham (Odeon)
10 - Leeds (Odeon)
11 - Sheffield (City hall)
12 - Norwich (Carlton)
13 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
14 - Woolwich (Granada)
15 - East Ham (Granada)
16 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)
17 - Doncaster (Gaumont)
18 - Hanley (Gaumont)
19 - Chester (Gaumont)
20 - Slough (Adelphi)
21 - Salisbury (Gaumont)
22 - Plymouth (Odeon)
23 - Taunton (Gaumont)
24 - Southampton (Gaumont)
25 - Bournemouth (Gaumont)
26 - Rochester (Gaumont)
27 - Southend (Gaumont)
28 - Elephant & Castle (Trocadero)
29 - Guildford (Gaumont)
 

The Treniers
Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group
Hedley Ward Trio
Terry Wayne

Promoters: Lew & Leslie Grade

This should have been starring Jerry Lee Lewis but he returned home early because of the controversy about his 13 year old (third) wife


Alteration to programme

Original poster - Sheffield

Original ticket - Bradford


T&A - Original advert

T&A - Revised advert

Official announcemet

Before & after posters - Doncaster

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

 

June 2nd 1958

Sheffield (Empire) - week

Lonnie Donegan  
June 2nd 1958

Nottingham (Empire) - week

Jackie Dennis (Decca's 15 year old sensation)
Duo Russmar (A feline fantasy)
The Ken-Tones (Britain's top singing group)
Igor Gridneff (The ladder man)
Desmond Lane (The penny whistle boogie man)
Leslie Randall (From the TV series "Joan & Leslie")
The John Barry Seven
Reg Thompson (Unknown to millions)
Gillian & June (Dance team)
Overture (The Empire Orchestra)

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

June 1958

08 - Rugby
09 - Grantham
10 - Kettering
11 - Bedford
12 - Aylesbury
13 - Maidstone
14 - Walthamstow

Guy Mitchell

June 1958

09 - Birmingham (Hippodrome) - week
16 - Liverpool (Empire) - week
23 - Finsbury Park (Empire) - week
30 - Leeds (Empire) - week

July 1958

21 - Glasgow (Empire) - week
28 - Chiswick (Empire) - week

 

Terry Dene & His Dene-Aces
Edna Savage (Radio's "Easy to remember girl")
Ronnie Collis (Tap happy)
Sonny Roy (The funny boy)
Walthon & Dorraine (Juggling on the roller)
Ken Swan & "Maghee" (One man - three voices)
McKinnon Sisters (Two smart girls)
The Hippodrome Orchestra - Arthur Roberts

(Birmingham)

Roy Rivers

(Liverpool)

Full copy of Birmingham programme (Flickr)

June 9th 1958

Chiswick - week

Jackie Dennis  
June 1958

09 - Sheffield (Empire) - week
16 - Edinburgh (Empire)

Jimmy Young
Penny Nicholls
Hackford & Doyle
Susie assisted by Reg Russell
Granville Taylor
Billy Stutt
Edna & Alma Gerard

(Edinburgh show)

June 1958

09 - Southend (Odeon) - week
16 - Coventry (Theatre) - week

Tommy Steele
The Ken-Tones
Joe Church
The Five Skating Orlandos
Peter Groves Trio
Igor Gridneff
The 3 Martinis

June 15th 1958

TV

Oh Boy!

ATV network only

see September 13th for first nationally networked show

June 16th 1958

Bournemouth (Winter Gardens) - week

Lonnie Donegan
The Five Dallas Boys
Johnny Stewart
Roger Carne
Sid Plummer
Francois & Zandra
Jeffrey Lenner

Promoter - Harold Fielding

June 1958

16 - Manchester (Hippodrome)
23 - Edinburgh (Empire)
30 - Liverpool (Empire)

July 1958

07 - Newcastle (Empire)
14 - Bristol (Hippodrome)

Marty Wilde
Little Johnny & The Teenagers
 
June 16th 1958

Birmingham (Hippodrome) - week

Jackie Dennis (Decca's 15 year old sensation)
John Barry Seven
Kenny Baker (Radio & TV's ace trumpeter)
The Kordites (Close harmony team)
Don Hooton (The American funster)

June 23rd 1958

Bournemouth (Winter Gardens) - week

Jackie Dennis (The 50,000 Golden boy from Scotland)
The John Barry Seven
Tony Fayne & David Evans (Sporting impressionists)
Dennis Spicer with James Green
Des O'Connor (Comedy in the modern manner)
Tassi
Francois & Zandra (Novelty dancing)
Artie Mayne
The Kid & I

Promoter - Harold Fielding

"He's New! - He's Hep! - He's Fab!"

June 1958

24 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
25 - Sheffield (City Hall)
26 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Tommy Steele

June1958

16 - Chester (Royalty) - week
30 - Sheffield (Empire) - week

Russ Hamilton
The Kordites
Jim Couton
Bill Giles
Mike Coyne
Peter Raynor
Christine Glanville
Judy Moxon
Silvia & Audrey

June 1958

24 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
25 - Sheffield (City Hall)
26 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

 

Tommy Steele  
June 30th 1958

Skegness (Arcadia Theatre) - week

Terry Wayne (with his guitar)
The Prince Sisters (Decca recording stars)
Sonny Jenks (Laughter unlimited)
Iris Blair (Musical star from over the border)
Lesley Bryant (Comedy troubador)
Henri Vadden and Lady (From Denmark the modern cinquevalli)
Lizette & Renay (Dancing delight)

 

June 30th 1958

Aberdeen - week

Jackie Dennis  

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