(Thanks to Johnny Mans - Ents. Manager)
1965 TOURING SHOW
The Redcoat Show
came after the 1965 Summer Season, and took in numerous counties in the
North, Midlands, and South Wales, visiting countless social and
Did about 14 million miles. Lousy digs! Great fun! Lots of laughs!
changed her name to 'Leslie Rae,' and did a male impersonator act.
In 1957, whilst still a Redcoat at the Metrople Hotel, Russ Hamilton
had a No.2 record in the charts with, We Will Make Love.
He was then moved to Clacton for the summer, as bar entertainer in the Jolly Roger.
After his career waned he returned to the Butlins Metropole, firstly as
a Redcoat Entertainer in 1965, then as Entertainments Manager in
those three years, the wake-up record played every morning at 3 minutes
to 8 was - you've guessed it: We Will Make Love.
You can find more Butlins pictures of
at these links:
1964 - 1967 - Johnny Mans
BRIGHTON 1962 - Johnny Mans
BRIGHTON REDCOATS 1962
has gone from strength to strength as agent for some of the best-loved
names in showbusiness - such as Norman Wisdom and Max Bygraves - and
producer of many successful touring shows.
Go to: JOHNNY MANS PRODUCTIONS
Johnny Mans is
editor of the ENCORE
magazine for showbusiness professionals.
Not a bad
for someone who started off as a Redcoat, is it?
METROPOLE Redcoat teams
BUTLINS BLACKPOOL METROPOLE REDCOAT TEAM 1974
BUTLINS HOTEL MARGATE
1964-67 - Johnny Mans