Born in 1900 Sandy Powell’s seventy-five years of performing have encompassed every development and innovation in entertainment. At the age of twelve he was touring the country as a boy-soprano and principal comic. His popularity grew in the years after the First World War and he was applauded throughout Britain in music hall, pantomime and musical comedy. Sandy’s Hour in 1928 was th first regular variety show to be braodcast by the BBC radio services, he made over one hundred records and was the star of eight full length feature films. He entertained troops during the war and was given the title ‘Mr Eastbourne’ after twenty-one consecutive seasons at the Summer Theatre there.
Condition – Very well read, especially on dust jacket; Otherwise OK