PUTTING ON THE DONEGAN
UK / ITV Network – ATV / x30m-e / 1961-64
Producers: Rita Gillespie (61), Albert Locke (62-63), Francis Essex
Light entertainment music show starring “Skiffle king” Lonnie Donegan (who notched up 26 top 20 singles during his career).
The 1963 season was based on Donegan’s Blackpool summer season and included actual excerpts from that production whilst the 1964 run was set in a fictional cabaret club called “Donegan’s”.