Mike Doyle chats candidly about the past year and how his son's battle with Covid 19. Then its all about life on the Cruise Ships, nearly being eaten in New Guinea, moving pictures in Oz with Max Boyce, getting a round of applause from Bono in Madrid airport and landing a part in a Hollywood movie with Meryl Streep and Candice Bergen.
Mal Pope In conversation with Johnny Tudor about working on the Cruise Ships. Five star food, a full cocktail cabinet and sea sickness. The time Johnny nearly got shot in Galveston and the parties with Arms dealers, film stars and the owner of one of the biggest Department stores in New York.
Mal Pope in conversation with Johnny Tudor and Max Boyce. Max and Johnny share stories from their early days working the clubs and how life changed with 'Live in Treorchy'. Mal tells Max how he made Elton John and David Bowie producer Gus Dudgeon a Max Boyce fan and how joining Max's band changed Mal's life.
Mal Pope and Johnny Tudor chat about the Golden Age of the British Night Clubs From Titos in Cardiff to the Townsman in Swansea. The Stardust In Usk and the Double Diamond in Caerphilly. With some rougher establishments thrown in along the way.
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Mal Pope in Conversation with Johnny Tudor and the Legend , 'The Clown Prince of Wales', Wyn Calvin. Wyn started performing during the war for ENSA before making appearances on Radio Shows Worker's Playtime and Welsh Rarebit. He has performed in 54 pantomimes earning the reputation of being the finest Dame of his generation. He is the only Welsh man to be honoured as King rat in the Grand Order of Water Rats.
Mal Pope in Conversation about the Golden Days of Summer Season, Butlins, Ice Skaters and Landladies.