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Blackpool Show, The

1 9 6 6 – 1 9 6 7 (UK)

A Sunday night variety show originating from the ABC Theatre in the British seaside city of Blackpool.

Dickie Henderson and Tony Hancock hosted and Bob Sharples was the bandleader.


Guests from the music and comedy worlds included Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, The Seekers, The Shadows, The Rockin’ BerriesThe Bachelors, Frank Ifield, Frankie Vaughan, Mel Tormé, Matt Monro, Frankie Howerd, Bruce Forsyth, Dave Allen, Les Dawson, Mike and Bernie Winters, Arthur Askey, Bob Monkhouse, Freddie ‘Parrotface’ Davies and Jimmy Clitheroe.