Concerts & Package Tours : 1959  (September - October)

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September 1959

06 - Salisbury (Gaumont)
21 - Chester (Royalty) - week
27 - Peterborough
28 - Newcastle (Empire) - week

Craig Douglas (Britain's "Top of the Poll" recording star)
Bert Weedon ("Guitar Boogie Shuffle")
Desmond Lane (The penny whistle bogie man)
Paul & Peta Page (With their puppets)
Dennis Spicer with James Green (TV ventriloquist)
Bill Forbes (From the "Oh Boy" show)
Jeff Lenner (With a smile and a song)
Flack & Lamar (Turn on the taps)
The Empire Orchestra


 


 

Full copy of Newcastle programme

September 12th 1959

TV


20th February 1960

Billy Fury, Jess Conrad, Gene Vincent, Joe Brown, Eddie Cochran, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde

"Boy Meets Girl" - Jack Good - ITV


First show

Last show 5th March 1960

21st November 1959

September 1959

13 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
20 - Lewisham (Gaumont)
24 - Mansfield (Granada)
27 - Doncaster (Odeon)
30 - Harrow (Granada)

Marty Wilde & His New Wildcats
The Viscounts
Little Tony & His Brothers
Wee Willie Harris
The Bachelors
The Rockets
Jimmy Tarbuck

 

September 1959

15 - Canterbury (Odeon)
16 - Coventry (Gaumont)
17 - Chesterfield (Regal)
18 - Chester (Gaumont)
19 - York (Rialto)
20 - Rhyl (Queens)
22 - Gloucester (Regal)
23 - Taunton (Gaumont)
24 - Weston-super-Mare (Odeon)
25 - Salisbury (Gaumont)
26 - Guildford (Odeon)
27 - Derby (Gaumont)
28 - Glasgow (Empire) - week

see also 4th October 1959

 

Cliff Richard & The Drifters
Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Al Saxon
Peter Elliot
The Jones Boys
Roy Young
Bill & Brett Landis
Johnny Wiltshire & The Trebletones


NME 18th September 1959

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September 20th 1959

London (Royal Albert Hall)

In aid of "The National Playing Fields Assoc"

Supported by The Variety Club of Great Britain

Sponsored by Marilyn, Roxy & Valentine magazines

 

Artists appearing

Alma Cogan
Neville Taylor & The Cutters
Craig Douglas
Bill Forbes
Billy Fury
Cuddly Duddly
The Mudlarks
Duffy Power
Dickie Pride
Little Tony & His Brothers
Harry Robinson & Lord Rockingham's XI
The Vernons Girls
Cheert Wainer & Don Storer
Bert Weedon
Terry White
Marty Wilde

Producer - Jack Good

Full copy of programme

September 1959

22 - Kingston (Granada)
23 - Dartford (Granada)
27 - Rugby (Granada)
28 - Aylesbury (Granada)
29 - Maidstone (Granada)
30 - Bedford (Granada)

Petula Clark
Don Lang
Tony Brent
Kent Walton
Sid Phillips Band (22nd and 23rd)
Humphrey Littleton Band (27th to 30th)

"Cool For Cats"

October 1959

04 - Colchester (Regal)
06 - Northampton (Savoy)
07 - Halifax (Odeon)
08 - Sunderland (Odeon)
09 - Carlisle (Lonsdale)
10 - Sheffield (City Hall)
11 - Liverpool (Empire)
12 - Leeds (Empire) - week
18 - Worcester (Gaumont)
19 - Streatham (Astoria)
20 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
21 - Barnstaple (Queens Hall)
22 - Reading (Palace)
23 - Romford (Odeon)
25 - Lewisham (Gaumont)

see also 15th September 1959

 

 

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Al Saxon
Peter Elliot
The Jones Boys
Roy Young
Bill & Brett Landis
Johnny Wiltshire & The Trebletones

October 1959

04 - Reading (Palace)
05 - Birmingham (Hippodrome) - week
11 - York (Rialto)
18 - Southampton (Gaumont)

November 1959

08 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
15 - Guildford (Odeon)
22 - Chelmsford (Odeon)
29 - Ipswich (Odeon)

December 1959

06 - Liverpool (Empire)

Craig Douglas
The Mudlarks (not Reading or Liverpool)
Cherry Wainer with Don Storer
Jimmy Lloyd
The Wiseguys
David Conway
Dallas Boys (not all dates)
Alan Freeman (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes
 

Full copy of programme

October 1959

04 - Cheltenham (Odeon)
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07 - Woolwich (Granada)
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14 - Lincoln (ABC)
15 - Huddersfield (Odeon)
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Marty Wilde
Wee Willie Haris
The Bachelors
The Viscounts
Jimmy Tarbuck (compere)

Promoter - Larry Parnes

October 1959

05 - Finsbury Park (Empire)
12 - Brighton (Hippodrome)
19 - Hanley (Theatre Royal)
26 - Glasgow (Empire)

November 1959

02 - Edinburgh (Empire)
09 - Newcastle (Empire)

Further dates at Birmingham & Bristol

Jackie Dennis  
October 11th 1959

Brighton (Palladium/Sports Stadium)

 

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Petula Clark
Ted Heath & His Music
Roger Moffat

Full copy of programme

October 12th 1959

Leeds (Empire) - week


Cliff Richard & The Drifters
Four Jones Boys
Harry Bailey (King of blarney)
The Three Brittons (Trick cyclists)
Alan Field (Comedy impressionist)
Jean & Peter Barbour (Stilt dancing puppeteers)
Harvey Sisters (Dance for your delight)

Full copy of programme

October 1959

12 - Bradford (Alhambra) - week (Cancelled)
19 - Boston (New Theatre) - week (Cancelled?)

November 1959

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

Russ Conway
Terry Scott
Johnny Wiltshire & The Trebletones
Three's Company
Gay Girls

GLASGOW & BIRMINGHAM
Rosa Goldi
Victor Soverall
Toni Lee
Eddie Falcon
Alexis Triupe
Agnes Duncan Singers (Glasgow)
Solihull Girls Choir (Birmingham)

GLOUCESTER
Kaye Sisters
Saveen
Wilson, Keppel & Betty

Boston may also have been cancelled

 

October 18th 1959

Manchester (Free Trade Hall)

Shirley Bassey
Ken Mackintosh & His Orchestra
Shirley Western
Kenny Bardell
Alan Black

Promoter - Paddy McKiernan

Full copy of programme

October 18th 1959

Brighton (Palladium)

Marion Ryan
The Four Playboys
Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra
with Bobby Breen & featuring The Seven
John Bentley (compere)

October 18th 1959

Edmonton (Regal)

"A Night With The Stars"

Enfield Society for Mentally Handicapped Children

Full copy of programme

Artists appearing in alphabetical order

Alma Cogan
Bill Owen
Dagenham Girl Pipers
David Hughes
David Kossoff
Derek Roy
Fraser Hayes Four
Group One
Jack Train
Julia McKenzie
Lonnie Donegan
Mile & Bernie Winters
Terry Sisters
Victor Seaforth

October 19th 1959

Leeds (Empire) - week

Michael Holliday  
October 25th 1959

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Shirley Bassey
Eric Winstone Orchestra with Alan Black

Promoter - Paddy McKiernan

Full copy of programme

October 25th 1959

Brighton (Palladium)

Ray Ellington with Valerie Masters
Eddie Calvert
Ronnie Carroll
Cyril Stapleton & His Band

October 25th 1959

London (Woolwich Granada)

Charity Show

National Hospital Broadcasting Committee

 

 

Artists appearing included (alphabetical order)

The Avons
Bill & Brett Landis
Group One
Johnny Goossens with Ivan Dozin
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Lorne Leslie
Terry Wayne & The Dukes
Robert Earj
Russ Conway

"The Stage"

October 1959

25 - Walthamstow (Granada)
26 - Maidstone
27 - Dartford
28 - Aylesbury
29 - Kettering
30 - Grantham
31 - Mansfield

November 1959

01 - Rugby

Craig Douglas
The Mudlarks
Bert Weedon
Lord Rockingham's 2nd XI
 
October 1959

25 - Dublin (Theatre Royal) - week

November 1959

09 - Belfast (Opera House) - two weeks

Billy Fury

October 26th 1959

Birmingham (Hippodrome)


 

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Miki & Griff
Penny Nichols
The Rhythm Group
The Marie de Vere Dancers
Des O'Connor
The Hippodrome Orchestra

 

Full copy of programme
 

1959?

Date and venue unknown


 

 

 

Marty Wilde
Wee Willie Harris
Rory Blackwell & His Blackjacks
The Bachelors
The Rockets
The Alberts

Promoter - John Smith


Full copy of programme

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