Bruce Thompson

After being discovered on the Newcastle club circuit, by August 1972 Bruce Thompson was entertaining and including holidaymakers in his unusual offering of comedy and instrumentals in his one-man band summer season for Pontins. In 1973 he appeared on Hughie Green’s Opportunity Knocks making him one of the few New Faces contestants to appear on both of… Read More Bruce Thompson

Charlie James

Born Charlotte Rickards in 1952 in Pontypridd, Wales but brought up in Birmingham, Charlie was discovered by comedian Les Dawson who helped her to begin a career as a compere and singer at Birmingham’s Cavendish night club in 1970.… Read More Charlie James