Concerts & Package Tours : 1962  (May - June)

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May 1st 1962

Manchester (Palace)

 

Lonnie Donegan
Jimmy Jewel & Ben Warriss
Audrey Jeans
Jimmy James
Dangolys Junior & Partner
Regine & Andre Berny
The Debutantes

S.H, Newsome's "Gay Springtime Spectacular"

Promoter - Leslie A. Macdonnell

May 1962

12 - East Ham (Granada)
13 - Colchester (Odeon)
19 - Sheffield (City Hall)
20 - Peterborough (Embassy)

Adam Faith

Promoter - Arthur Howes

 

May 13th 1962

Bristol (Colston Hall)

Eden Kane
Joe Brown & The Bruvvers
Shane Fenton & The Fentones
Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers
Dean Prince & The Dukes
Ricky Forde & The Cyclones
Royston Jones & The Raiders
Johnny Slade & The Vikings
Paul Clayton & The Corvettes
Johnny Vince
Johnny Lloyd

Promoters - Patrick M. Vincent & Nigel T. Short

May 14th 1962

London (Palladium) - Two weeks

Helen Shapiro
Matt Monro
Arthur Worsley with Charlie Brown
Johnny Hart (Youthful star of magic)
The Balcombes (Over and over)
Billy Dainty (Going mad - coming?)
Joan Turner (Girl of many voices)
Malcolm Mitchell & His Trio (Vocal & instrumental group)
Joe Church (Comedy with a difference)
The Mathurins (Acrobatic comedians)
London Palladium Orchestra - Eric Tann

Promoters - Leslie A. Macdonnell & Bernard Delfont

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

 

June 1962

17 - Spalding (Savoy)
18 - Matlock (Ritz)
19 - Burnley (Palace)
20 - Chorley (Plaza)
21 - Bolton (Lido)
22 - Leeds (Shaftesbury)
24 - Worksop (Regal)
25 - Mexborough (Empire)

The following were cancelled (see cutting)

26 - Newark (Palace)
27 - Sheffield (Abbeydale)
28 - Accrington (Princes)
29 - Brighouse (Albert)
30 - Doncaster (Windsor)

July 1962

01 - Wombwell (Plaza)
02 -Pontefract (Crescent)
03 - York (Clifton)
04 - Northallerton (Lyric)
05 - Richmond (Zetland)

Eden Kane
Jimmy Crawford
The Citizens
Neville & June
The Reg Guest Trio
The Ravens
The Gary Edwards Combo
Neville (Compere)

Promoter - John McKelvie

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

May 1962

21 - Bristol (Hippodrome) - week
28 - Torquay (Princess) - week

June 1962

04 - Brighton (Hippodrome) - week
11 - Newcastle (Empire) - week

 


Full copy of Newcastle programme (Flickr)

Adam Faith
Rondart & Jean (Champion Dart Blower)
McAndrew & Mills (Artistry in Rhythm)
Desmond Lane (Penny Whistle)
Alan Clive (Host of stars)
The Kestrels (Harmony Vocal Group)
Dave Reid (compere)

 

 

May 21st 1962

Torquay (Princess Theatre)

Frankie Vaughan
Dennis Spicer (The novel T-ventriloquist)
Pierre Bel (The continent's greatest juggler)
Dorothy Wayne (Television's singing personality)
Tony Payne (From the "Arthur Haynes TV show)
Wilson, Keppel & Betty ("Cleoptra's nightmare)
The Pan Yue Yen Troupe

Promoter - Bernard Delfont

Full copy of programme

May 28th 1962

Torquay (Princess Theatre)

Adam Faith
Desmond Lane
Dave Reid
Kay & Kimberley
Lester Sharpe & Iris
Rondart & Jean

June 1962

01 - London (Finsbury Park Astoria)
02 - Leeds (Odeon)
03 - Liverpool (Empire)
04 - Glasgow (Odeon)
05 - Newcastle (Odeon)
06 - Cardiff (Capitol)
07 - London (New Victoria)
08 - Birmingham (Odeon)
09 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall)
10 - London (Hammersmith Gaumont)


 

Shirley Bassey
Nelson Riddle Orchestra

Promoter - William Victor

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

Review of The London Victoria concert (Flickr)

June 2nd 1962

London (Odeon, Leicester Square)

Midnight Charity Show

Frank Sinatra
Bill Miller Sextet
The King Brothers
Cleo Laine
Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra
Des O'Connor
Peter Sellers

In aid of the Variety Club of Great Britain Heart Fund

Promoter - Harold Davison

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

June 1962

04 - Maidstone (Granada)
05 - Aylesbury (Granada)
06 - Bedford (Granada)
07 - Mansfield (Granada)
08 - Grantham (Granada)
09 - Tooting (Granada)
10 - Walthamstow (Granada)
11 - Dartford (Granada)
12 - Kettering (Granada)
13 - Woolwich (Granada)
14 - Kingston (Granada)
15 - Harrow (Granada)
16 - Slough (Adelphi)
17 - Rugby (Granada)
18 - Cheltenham (Town Hall)
19 - Waltham Cross (Imperial)
20 - Oxford (Town Hall)
21 - Liverpool (Cavern)
21 - New Brighton (Tower)
22 - Handsworth (Plaza)
23 - Wisbech (Corn Exchange)
24 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
25 - Reading (New Majestic)
26 - Wallington (Public Hall)
28 - Camberley (Agincourt)
29 - Gravesend (Co-op)
30 - Bletchley (Wilton Hall)

July 1962

01 - Manchester (Oasis)

The Cavern was just Bruce & Delbert

The New Brighton show was with The Beatles and the Big Three
 

 

Bruce Channel
Delbert McClinton (harmonica)
Frank Ifield
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers
Dick Charlesworth & His City Gents
Beryl Bryden
Jackie Lynn
Bobby Shafto
Jay & Tommy Scott
Bobby Brown
Diz Disley (compere)

Promoter : George Cooper


 

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

June 8th 1962

Torquay (Princess Theatre)

Charlie Drake
The Mudlarks
Jackie Rae
Albert & Les Ward
The Skylons
Doreen Hume
Holt & Gillis

June 10th 1962

Margate (Winter Gardens)

Adam Faith  
June 1962

25 - Leeds (Grand Theatre) - week

July 1962

30 - Oxford (New Theatre) - week

The Shadows
Frank Ifield
The Kentones
Harry Bailey (The king of blarney)
Suzi Miller (Enchanting songstress)
Tommy Wallis & Beryl (Musical novelty)
Franklin & His Doves
Norman Collier (The new comedy discovery)



 

June 25th 1962

Brighton (Hippodrome) - week

Helen Shapiro
Gary Miller
The Hillsiders
Red Price Combo
Martin Grainger's Puppets
George Meaton
Dave Allen
Clifford Davis (compere)

Poster (postcard) available from  www.vaudeville-postcards.com

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