To Scotland, 5th Oct Concert Hall, Glasgow which has now been
demolished without trace. Both photos above
kindly sent to me from John Tennant - thanx John
6th October the Carlton Theatre, Kirkaldy destroyed by fire in 1972
7th Oct Caird Hall, Dundee
11th Oct Trentham Gardens, nr Stoke
Not a gig, but their 1st appearance at the London Palladium, 13th Oct, on Val Parnell's Night, compered by Bruce Forsythe & supported by Brook Benton and Des O'Connor.
1st Nov Odeon, Cheltenham
4th Nov, the Royal Command Performance at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. In front of the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret & Lord Snowden, they performed From me to you, She luvs you, Til there was you & Twist & Shout, before which Lennon came out with his 'Rattle your jewelry' remark. Other acts were Steptoe & Son, Marlene Dietrich, Charlie Drake, Flanders & Swann, Buddy Greco, Dickie Henderson, Joe Loss, Susan Maughan, Nadia Nerina, Los Paraguyas, Harry Secombe, Tommy Steele, Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Pinky & Perky and others.
7th Nov, just 1 gig at Adelphi Cinema, Dublin, closed in 1995, the front remain, as part of a Department store. Took the right photo when we visited Dublin on my 49th birthday.
8th Nov Ritz Cinema, Belfast
, then and now,
11th Nov ABC, Plymouth, now & then
16th Nov Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, GONE NOW.
20th Nov ABC, Manchester ,now, I am told, is the Apollo, courtesy of Mr. George Nixon