Concerts & Package Tours : 1958  (July - August)

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Summer Season 1958

Blackpool

Star Souvenir

"Top Of The Pops - Kings & Queens of Comedy"

Sparkling Stories & Pictures

Full copy of magazine

Summer Season 1958

Blackpool (Opera House)

David Whitfield
Arthur Haynes
Rudi Horn
The Gimma Boys
The Andrea Dancers
Lane & Truzzi
Grace O'Connor
John Tiller Girls
George Mitchell Singers

"The Big Show of 1958"

Promoters - George & Alfred Black

Full copy of programme

Summer Season 1958

Blackpool (Palace)

Opened July 7th 1958

Lonnie Donegan
Kenny Baker
The Five Dallas Boys
The Betty Smith Quintet
The Romany Sisters
The Peter Groves Trio with Billie Bonds
Michael Jackson

"Teenage Matinee Show"

Producer - Jack Good & Harold Fielding

Full copy of programme

Summer Season 1958

Clacton-on- Sea (Butlin's Holiday Camp)

The setlist included

Twenty Flight Rock - Heartbreak Hotel
Move It - Hound Dog
Breathless - I Got A Woman
Money Honey - Milkcow Blues Boogie
Whole Lotta Shaking Going On

Cliff Richard & The Drifters

Cliff Richard (guitar and vocals)
Ian Samwell (guitar)
Terry Smart (drums)

This was intended as a four week residency but was ended by
mutual consent when the first single made the charts

 


Ian Samwell - Cliff Richard - Terry Smart

Summer Season 1958

Brighton (Hippodrome)

Frankie Vaughan
Jimmy Wheeler
Elizabeth Larner
Tony Fayne & David Evans
Fraser Hayes Four
Ron Parry
Ugo Frediani
Murray Campbell
Neil & PatDelrina
George Mithchell Singers
George Carden Dancers

"Happy Go Lucky"

Promoter - Bernard Delfont

Full copy of flier/booking form

July 2nd 1958

Film

King Creole

USA release date

July 7th 1958

Newcastle (Empire) - week

see also July 14th & August 18th 1958

Marty Wilde & His Wildcats
Jackie German (Amazing unicyclist)
Earl & Edgar (Musically clowning)
Bill Waddington (The Lancashire comic)
Nenette Mongadors & Ann (Ace of clubs)
Len Martell (Elegance in magic)
Georgette (Glamour on the silver thread)
Gillian & June (Taps in tempo)
The Empire Orchestra - Tom Young

Full copy of programme

July 7th 1958

Margate (Winter Gardens) - week

Kenneth Earle & Malcolm Vaughan
Jackie Dennis (The new recording star)
The John Barry Seven
Alain Diagora (Juggling equilibrist)
Roger Carne with "Willie Heckle" and "Canasta"
Los Brazilianos (Novelty and originality)
Ted Durante (The acrobatic humorist)
The Lane |Twins (Pert and petite)
Leslie Wheeler & The Winter Gardens Orchestra

Harold Fielding's Music For The Millions

Full copy of programme

July 7th 1958

Sheffield (Empire)

Robert Earl (Philip's recording star)
Cherry Wainer (South Africa's queen of the hammond organ)
Joan Rhodes (The mighty mannequin)
Pat Rosa (Where ther's a wheel)
Peter Quinton (Chalk talk)
Alexis Troupe (Springboard acrobats)
Harry Rowson & Sylvia Ross (A droll and his doll)
Renee Dymott (The unusual girl)

Full copy of programme

July 1958

07 - Southend (Odeon) - week
14 - Llandudno (Pier Pavilion) - week
21 - Aberdeen (Capitol Cinema) - week
28 - Margate (Winter Gardens) - week

August 1958

04 - Bournemouth (Winter Gardens) - week

September 1958

01 - Southsea (South Parade Pier)
 


 

Llandudno Show

Tommy Steele
The Ken-Tones (Three hits & a miss)
Peter Dulay (Sales talk)
Igor Gridneff (The ladder man)
Roger Carne (with "Willie Heckle" & "Canasta")
Alain Diagora (Juggling equilibrists)
Reg Thompson (Unknown to millions)
The Three Martinis (Swinging in the rain)

Bournemouth Show

Tommy Steele
The Ken-Tones (Three hits & a miss)
Joe Church (Crackers & proud of it)
Alain Diagora (Juggling equilibrist)
The Ken-Tones (Three hits & a miss)
Jeffrey Lenner (A smile and a song)
Roger Carne (with "Willie Heckle" & "Canasta")
Roy Stevens (Television's personality pianist)
The Three Martinis (Swingin' in the rain)

 

Full copy of Llandudno programme (Flickr)
Full copy of Bournemouth programme (Flickr)

July 14th 1958

Leeds (Empire) - week

Shirley Bassey (Britain's sepia songstress)
Des O'Connor (Comedy in the modern manner)
Nenette Mongadors & Ann (Ace of clubs)
Fred Lovelle (Me and my shadow)
The Metronotes (Songs in harmony)
Jackie Ross (Comedy impressionist)
Kathleen & Anne Kemp (Glamour in uniform)

Full copy of programme

July 14th 1958

Bristol (Hippodrome)

See also July 7th & August 18th 1958

Marty Wilde & His Wildcats
Nancy Whiskey
Sonny Roy
Les Brazilianos
Earle & Elgar
McKinnon Sisters
Len Martell

July 20th 1958

Blackpool (Opera House)

Alma Cogan
Semprini
Marty Wilde & His Wildcats
The Kentones

Sunday concert

July 21st 1958

Manchester (Hippodrome)

Jackie Dennis
The John Barry Seven
The Two Trevals (Thrills in the air)
Winston Foxwell (Giving vent to juggling)
Larry Grayson (He's priceless)
The Carals (Sensational continental jugglers)
The Two Pirates (Comedy burlesque acrobats)
Ann & Val Shelley (Youth in springtime)

Full copy of programme

July 21st 1958

London (Finsbury Park Empire)

Shirley Bassey
Hal Fisher (American comedian)
The Marcies (Balancing to perfection)
Howard Jones & Reggie Arnold (Britain's newest stars)
Nanette Mongadors & Ann (Ace of clubs)
Fred Lovelle (Me & my shadow)
The Metronotes (Close harmony group)
Lane Twins (Pert & petite)
The Empire Orchestra

Full copy of programme

July 1958

28 - Sheffield (Empire)

August 1958

04 - Glasgow (Empire)
11 - Edinburgh (Empire)
18 - Newcastle (Empire)

September 1958

01 - Cardiff (New Theatre)

Jackie Dennis
John Barry Seven
Lena Martell
Joyce Golding & Tony Stuart
Liddell Triplets
Josephine Anne
Wally McKinley
Hans Bela & Mary

July 1958

11 - Maidstone (Royal Star)
12 - East Kirby
17 - Coventry
18 - Shrewsbury
19 - Wisbech
20 - Hastings
25 - Uxbridge
26 - Guildford
29 - Welling

August 1958

01 - Hinckley
02 - Nantwich
03 - Bognor
07 - Bath
08 - Porthcawl
09 - Horsham
11 - Darlington ?
12 - Bradford (Majestic Ballroom)
14 - Chesterfield
16 - Wakefield
17 - Bournemouth

Wee Willie Harris
The Most Brothers
Tony Crombie & His Rockets

"Top Hits"

Promoters - Paul Lincoln & Mark Forster


Melody Maker

Telegraph & Argus

August 1958

03 - Scarborough (Futurist)
10 - Bournemouth
24 - Rhyl (Queens)

Marty Wilde & His Wildcats

Sunday concerts

August 10th 1958

Kilburn (Gaumont State) - week

Harry Belafonte


Harry Belafonte

Full copy of programme

August 1958

04 - Finsbury Park (Empire) - week
11 - Bradford (Alhambra) - week
18 - Liverpool (Empire) - week


 

Russ Hamilton
Billie Anthony
Mike Coyne
Jim Coulton


 

August 1958

11 - Glasgow (Empire) - week
18 - Bradford (Alhambra) - week
25 - Leicester (Palace) - week


Marty Wilde & His Wildcats
Nancy Whiskey
Clifford Stanton
Connor & Drake
The Speedacs
Dorothy Reid
Two Peters
Georgette

(Glasgow)

Sonny Roy (Funny boy)
Allen & Albee Sisters

(Bradford)

 


 

August 1958

17 - Blackpool (Opera House)
18 - Glasgow (Empire) - week
24 - Blackpool (Opera House)

Connie Francis
Ronnie Hilton (The famous recording star)
Roy Stevens (The whispering pianist)
Camilleri (Mr. personality of the accordion)
Harriott & Evans (Europe's greatest coloured entertainers)
Tony & Pauline Derrick (Melody for two)
Erik Ogden & The Concert Orchestra

Promoter : Harold Fielding / Lew & Leslie Grade

Full copy of Blackpool programme

August 24th 1958

Rhyl (Queens Theatre)

Marty Wilde & His Wildcats
The Four Jones Boys
Reggie Dennis (Radio pianist personality)
Dudley Dale & His Gang (From New Brighton)
Ronnie Powers (BBC harmonica musical speciality)
Tony Kinsella (Musical speciality)
Pat Faris (Sophisticated vocalist)
Collette (Accordionist)
Overture - John Bennett at the organ

 

Full copy of programme
 

E

August 28th 1958

Odeon (Marble Arch)

UK Premier

 

King Creole

Elvis Presley

August 29th 1958

Record

 

Cliff Richard

A - Schoolboy Crush
B - Move It

Columbia DB 4178

August 31st 1958

Blackpool (Opera House)

Shirley Bassey  

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