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Dickie Valentine Show, The

1 9 6 6 – 1 9 6 7 (UK)
14 x 30 minute episodes

In his ATV variety show, Dickie Valentine was joined by pianist Sid Boatman, bandleader Jack Parnell, vocal backing group The Breakaways, and dance troupe Pans People.

He invited a pop star on to the show each week, and his guests included Lulu, Tom Jones, The Shadows, Cleo Laine and Engelbert Humperdinck.

Valentine was killed in a car crash on a single lane bridge at Glangrwyney, near Crickhowell, Wales on 6 May 1971. He was 41. His pianist (Sid Boatman) and drummer (Dave Pearson) also died in the accident.