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Saturday 14th

'OH BOY!' SHOW # 23 (Compered by Jimmy Henney)

RESIDENT WEEKLY BAND & PERFORMERS:
Lord Rockingham's XI, 
Red Price,
The Dallas Boys,
Cherry Wainer,
The Vernons Girls.

THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL GUESTS:
Alma Cogan
Billy Fury
Don Lang
Marty Wilde
The Mudlarks
Peter Elliot
Shirley Bassey

Alma Cogan makes the first of two appearances in the series. She sings her new single “Last Night on the Back Porch” and duets with Marty Wilde. Alma returned for the 2nd May show when she dueted with  Cliff Richard. The pair developed a good friendship and they made frequent guest appearances on each others  forthcoming TV spectaculars for the ATV network in 1959 to 1961.

Shirley Bassey makes her second and final appearance.

Billy Fury makes his first of six appearance on the show.

British vocal group The Mudlarks make their only appearance in the series.

Cliff Richard, still recovering from laryngitis takes an impromptu weekend holiday break to Brighton with two friends and watches the show in a seafront coffee bar much to the surprise and amazement of the other patrons

Neville Taylor and the Cutters are absent for the second week running.

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