BUTLINS. The Rise and Fall of an Empire
Stephen Wells began as a Butlin's Redcoat and went on to being the Entertainment Executive responsible for booking some of the biggest stars in Show Business.
This wonderful and very funny talk is fully illustrated and includes lots of great stories about the stars, including Cliff Richard, Josef Locke, Bob Monkhouse, Jimmy Tarbuck, Des O'Connor, Ringo Starr, Laurel & Hardy, Les Dennis, Tommy Cooper, Tommy Trinder, Max Wall and many more.
A fascinating talk that will be enjoyed both by those who have enjoyed Butlin holidays and by those who never went. With just £5.00 Billy Butlin built a holiday empire that gave pleasure to millions! You will discover the real 'Hi-Di-Hi!' in this wonderfully humorous and fully illustrated talk.
This entertaining and funny talk lasts for 50-60 minutes and is currently available as a ZOOM talk, and can often be booked at short notice.Views: 819 | Enquiries: 37
Stephen Wells is a professional speaker who is constantly rebooked by audiences throughout the UK If you are looking for a highly entertaining speaker who delights audiences then why not contact Stephen for further information on 01377 259166 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephen has given talks to many and varied groups across the UK including Women’s Institutes, Probus Clubs, U3A’s and Luncheon Clubs. He has frequently appeared for Cunard, P & O and Viking cruises.
Stephen’s subjects include ‘The Story of Butlin’s Holiday Camps,’ The Curious Incident of Agatha Christie, The Magic Circle and the Great Magicians (this includes real magic!) and ‘The Life and Crimes of Jack the Ripper.’
What makes Stephen’s talks so different, is the huge entertainment value that he gives due to his career as an actor and magician who has been an award winning member of the world-famous Magic Circle for more than forty years
The talks all last for 50-60 minutes and allow for questions. Most talks are fully illustrated with optional PowerPoint presentations More details can be found on my website https://www.wellsinternet.co.uk
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic my talks are available as ZOOM meetings. Please contact me for details.
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