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The Billy Cotton Band Show

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In which Billy Cotton calls Wakey-Wakey!
with Russ Conway
Special guest star, Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas
and Roy Orbison
Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay, The Cotton Singers, The Malcolm Goddard Dancers
Trumpeters from the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall by permission of the Commandant
and introducing Ray Fell and Roy Hudd
(Roy Hudd is in "A Funny Thing Happened" at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea)

Contributors

Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: The Billy Cotton Band
Pianist: Russ Conway
Band/guest stars: Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas
Singer/guest star: Roy Orbison
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singers: The Cotton Singers
Dancers: The Malcolm Goddard Dancers
Musicians: Trumpeters from the Royal Military School of Music
Comedian: Ray Fell
Comedian: Roy Hudd
Associate conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script and original lyrics: Robert Gray
Staging: Malcolm Goddard
Design: Robert Macgowan
Production: Michael Hurll

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The Billy Cotton Band Show

BBC One London, 19 April 1964 19.25






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