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

Tom Waite

Less than a week after the show aired on 10 November 1973, Tom was in London signing a recording contract with Pye Records.  The deal to sign the Airdrie born singer was formally announced just a few weeks after his victory in the Grand Final.… Read More Tom Waite