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Reader’s letter: Bruce spent one summer season in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 06:52 08 October 2017

Showbiz stars in Great Yarmouth in 1961.

Showbiz stars in Great Yarmouth in 1961.

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Courtesy of our Memory expert Peggotty comes this picture and caption.

Peggotty reveals: “Favourite all-round star entertainer Bruce Forsyth, who died recently, spent only one summer season in Great Yarmouth - headlining at the Wellington Pier Pavilion in 1961. He is pictured with other entertainers during a day’s golf. That summer other stars in Yarmouth were Bob Monkhouse (Britannia Pier), Frankie Howerd and Tommy Steele (Windmill), Arthur Haynes (Regal/ABC), and Joe Baker and Jack Douglas (Royal Aquarium).

Picture: MERCURY LIBRARY

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