Concerts & Package Tours : 1959  (November - December)

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November 1959

01 - Lewisham (Gaumont)
02 - Finsbury Park (Empire) - week
08 - Brighton (Pavilion)
10 - Cambridge (Regal)
11 - Bournemouth
12 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
13 - Cardiff
14 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall)
15 - Southampton (Gaumont)
16 - Kilburn (Gaumont State) - week
22 - Plymouth (Odeon)
24 - Folkestone (Odeon)
25 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
26 - Nottingham (Odeon)
27 - Bradford (Gaumont) - see below
29 - Doncaster ((Gaumont)
30 - Edinburgh

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
The Five Dallas Boys (some dates)
Cherry Wainer (some dates)
Al Saxon
Peter Elliott
Roy Young
The Landis Brothers
Tommy Allen Beat Boys
Tony Marsh (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

CAMBRIDGE
Al Saxon
Roy Young
The Southlanders
Peter Elliott
The Landis Brothers
Tommy Allen Group
Tony Marsh



Full copy of  ? programme
Full copy of Manchester programme

Kilburn concert - "The Stage" review

November 2nd 1959

Liverpool (Empire) - week

Lonnie Donegan
Penny Nicholls (Vivacious singing personality)
Des O'Connor (Comedy in the modern manner)
Miki & Griff (Those vocalists extraordinary)
Los Brazilianos (A Mexican carnival)
Maria De Vere Dancers

Full copy of programme

November 1959

02 - Glasgow (Empire)
09 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)
16 - Gloucester (Regal)

Russ Conway
Kaye Sisters
Saveen - assisted by Daisy May
Toni Lee & The Trebletones (Dynamic jazz)
Eddie Falcon (The new singing star)
Wilson, Keppel & Betty (Cleopatra's nightmare)
Johnny Wiltshire & The Trebletones (From Saturday Club)
Terry Scott (Great Scott, It's Scott)
Threes Company
The Gay Girls
Van Dam & His Orchestra

Full copy of Gloucester programme

November 8th 1959

Brighton (Palladium)

Cliff Richard & The Drifters
The Five Dallas Boys
Lord Rockingham's XI
Tony Hall (compere)

November 1959

08 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
09 - Harrow (Granada)
10 - East Ham
11 - Bedford
12 - Woolwich
13 - Kingston
14 - Slough (Adelphi)
15 - Plymouth (Odeon)
21 - Sheffield (City Hall)
22 - Chelmsford (Odeon)
23 - Glasgow (Empire)
29 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
30 - London (Finsbury Park Empire) 


 

 

Craig Douglas
The Mudlarks

HARROW (9) & SHEFFIELD (21)
Bert Weedon
Bill Forbes
Lord Rockingham's 2nd XI
Des O'Connor (compere)

GLASGOW (23)
Al Fuller & Janette
Smoothey & Layton
Mistin Juniors
Dennis Spicer
Phyl & Jimmy Yuile

FINSBURY PARK EMPIRE (30)
Al Fuller & Janette
Bert Weedon
Syd & Paul Kaye
Josephine Anne
Des O'Connor (compere)

Other Dates included

Cherry Wainer
The Wiseguys
David Conway
Jimmy Lloyd
Alan Freeman

Promoter - Arthur Howes
 

Full copy of Sheffield programme
Full copy of Harrow programme

Harrow concert - "The Stage" review

November 8th 1959

Plymouth (Odeon)

Shirley Bassey
Bob Miller & The Millermen

Promoter - Arthur Howes

November 1959

09 - Edinburgh (Empire) - week
16 - Hanley (Theatre Royal) - week
30 - Newcastle (Empire) - week

Bernard Bresslaw
Nancy Whiskey
Mario Calpi
Norman Evans
Albert & Les Ward
The Falcons
Gilbert
Burke & Kovac

Promoter - Bernard Delfont

November 12th 1959

Cleethorpes (Ritz)

Marty Wilde
Vince Eager
Duffy Power
Dickie Pride
Johnny Gentle
Julian "X"
Sally Kelly
The Viscounts
Tony Sheridan & The Beat Boys
Bill Raymond
Gary Mills
 
November 23rd 1959

Leeds (Empire)

Jackie Dennis
The Nitwits
Morton Fraser's Harmonica Gang
Hill-Billy Polecats
Joan & Paul Sharratt
Don Arrol with Norman Meadows
De Vere Dancers

"You Won't Stop Laughing"
 

November 27th 1959

Bradford (Gaumont)

Nationwide tour

See below for more dates

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Al Saxon
Peter Elliott
Roy Young
The Four Jays
The Landis Brothers
Tony Marsh
Tony Allen Group

Promoter - Arthur Howes

 

On the same night "Expresso Bongo" was premiered at the London Pavilion, Piccadilly, London. However the film didn't go on general release until July the following year

Full copy of programme

November 29th 1959

Brighton (Palladium)

The Browns
Emile Ford
Mike Preston
Betty Miller
Peter Dulay
Bob Miller & The Millermen
 

December 1959

01 - Perth
02 - Dundee
03 - Aberdeen
04 - Glasgow
05 - Newcastle
06 - Leicester
07 - Liverpool (Empire) - week
13 - Birmingham (Atlas, Stechford)
14 - Birmingham (Hippodrome) - week
20 - Slough (Adelphi)
21 - Greenford (Granada) ?

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Peter Elliott (Beat ballad star from Oh Boy"
Roy Young (From Drumbeat"
The Kingpins (From Drumbeat)
Al Saxon (Fontana recording star)
Bill & Brett Landis (Parlophone recorders from Saturday Club)
The Tommy Allen Group
Tony Marsh (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

see below for details of Liverpool & Birmingham

Full copy of Leicester programme

December 2nd 1959

Southend (Odeon)

Russ Conway
Cy Grant
Johnny Wiltshire & The Trebletones
Toni Lee
Eddie Falcon
Johnnie Gavotte & The Gaylords
Syd Cheshire
Key Sisters and Kenny

December 6th 1959

Tooting (Granada)




 

Marty Wilde & his New Wilcats
Gene Vincent (top American rock 'n' roll star)
Billy Fury (Britain's newest teenage idol)
Dickie Pride (the sheik of shake)
Vince Eager (from 'Drumbeat')
Duffy Power (new teenage singing star)
Johnny Gentle (the beat ballad star)
Julian X (new record star)
Sally Kelly (miss rock 'n' roll)
Terry Dene (the outstanding young showman)
The Viscounts (Britain's newest vocal group)
Billy Raymond (compere)

Promoter - Larry Parnes


First UK appearance of Gene Vincent


 

Full copy of programme
 

December 1959

07 - Liverpool (Empire)
14 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)

 

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Alan Field

LIVERPOOL
Kay & Kimberley (Canadian dance team)
Jimmy Lloyd (Star of stage, radio & television)
The Four Playboys (Four boys with a beat)
Terry Scott (One man melodrama)
Barbour & Billie (Fooling with figures)

BIRMINGHAM
Norman Vaughan (The furtive funster)
Rene Strange (Glamorous puppeteer)
Lana Sisters (Dynamic singing sisters)
Roger & Audrey Mistin (Whirlwind xylophonists)
Bentley Sisters (Acro dancers)

Full copy of Birmingham programme

Full copy of Liverpool programme

December 1959

09 - Sheffield (City Hall)
11 - Hanley (Victoria Hall)
12 - Nottingham (Albert Hall)
13 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall)
20 - Liverpool (Empire)

 

Shirley Bassey
Karl Denver Trio
Frank Weir & His Orchestra

Promoter -Paddy McKiernan

Full copy of Nottingham programme

 

December 1959

13 - Derby (Gaumont)
20 - Colchester (Regal)

Sunday concerts

Lonnie Donegan
Miki & Griff
Des O'Connor

December 20th 1959

Colchester (Regal)

Lonnie Donegan  
Pantomime Season 1959/1960

December 21st 1959 - Stockton (Globe)

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

"Babes In The Wood"

Promoters - Lew & Leslie Grade - Will Collins Ltd

"The Stage" review

Full copy of programme

Pantomime Season 1959/1960

December 24th 1959 - Finsbury Park (Empire)

Lonnie Donegan
Allan Bruce
Robbie Beamont
Sally Barnes
Joe Baker & Jack Douglas

"Robinson Crusoe"


Full copy of programme


Pantomime Season 1959/1960

24th December 1959 - Manchester (Hulme Hippodrome)

Ruby Murray
Freddie Mills

"Dick Whittington"

Pantomime Season 1959/1960

December 24th 1959 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
January 11th 1960 - Southend (Odeon)
January 18th 1960 - Barking (Odeon)

Edna Savage
Davey Kaye
The Raindrops

"Cinderella"

Pantomime Season 1959/1960

December 24th 1959 - Doncaster (Gaumont)
January 11th 1960 - Preston (Gaumont)
January 18th 1960 - Sunderland (Odeon)

Craig Douglas

"Aladdin"

Pantomime Season 1959/1960

December 24th 1959 - Gloucester (Regal)
January 11th 1960 - Shrewsbury (Granada) 
January 18th 1960 - Woolwich (Granada)

The Mudlarks
Billy Burden

"Babes In The Wood"

December 1959

26 - Newcastle (City Hall)
27 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Frankie Vaughan
Clive Allen & Bobby Joy
Tony Fayne
Murray Campbell
The Barry Sisters
Frank Weir Orchestra

"The Frankie Vaughan Christmas Show"

Promoter - Arthur Kimbrell

1959

Dates and venue unknown



 

Frankie Vaughan
Harry Worth
Tracy Sisters
Tony Fayne
Billy Ternent & His Orchestra

Promoter : Arthur Kimbrell


Fully copy of programme

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