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The Dame Shirley Bassey Story * Thank You For The Years
Dame Shirley's 50th Anniversary Song Recorded With Andy Neve
The Composer & Producer.
Forthcoming Theatre Schedule Below:
Paula is embarking on a very special theatre tour in 2017 in Celebration of
Dame Shirley Bassey's 80th Birthday in January 2017.
Accompanied by her 8/10 piece orchestra.
The Show/Concert is aptly titled:
The Dame Shirley Bassey Story.... From the 50's right through to the present day!
Thank You For The Years.
2 New Replica Gowns Have Been Made Especially For The Theatre Tour
WHEN YOU SMILE
Excerpts From The Theatre Show.
Thank You For The Years Synopsis:
International Impersonator Paula Randell delivers what is undoubtedly the most incredibly accurate portrayal of Dame Shirley Bassey. With her fabulous orchestra, multiple replica costume changes and nostalgic film footage. Paula will astound you with her remarkable likeness to the Dame herself. Dubbed 'The Belter' and endorsed by many of Bassey's Song Writers and Producers including Nikki Lamborn (Get The Party Started) and Andy Neve (Thank You For The Years). Paula emulates Bassey's unique provocative body language, vocal style and phrasing. The glitz and glamour with those memorable stunning gowns, along with awesome authentic, exceptionally powerful vocals. Paula's renowned for her charismatic fun personality and interaction with the audience. A celebration of Shirley Bassey's 80th Birthday and her meteoric rise to International Stardom.
Accompanied by Special Guest Tribute Artist Scott Dee as Engelbert Humperdinck. Crowned by Jason Dorsey as EH2 his close resemblance and voice ensures the essence of The King Of Romance. Makes this theatre production a truly spectacular, unique and memorable evening.
Thank You For The Years: The Dame Shirley Bassey Story
“Thank You For The Years” celebrates the amazing, unparalleled international career of 'The Girl From Tiger Bay' the iconic 'Dame Shirley Bassey'. Spanning some 64 years of unforgettable music. Backed up with 'narrative video footage' and her special guest Engelbert Humperdinck Tribute Artist.
The Concert takes you through many of your favourite songs from contemporary to show tunes and torch songs old & new.
Opening with her hits from 50’s with songs including BURN MY CANDLE Bassey's first commercial success in 1956 at the tender age of 19. Owing to the suggestive lyrics, the BBC banned it but it sold well enough nontheless. AS I LOVE YOU Bassey's first UK hit reaching No1 in 1959 to KISS ME HONEY HONEY KISS ME.
The 60's & 70s brought more of the best with AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME; I WHO HAVE NOTHING; NEVER NEVER NEVER and BIG SPENDER. Bassey's popularity soared with her unmistakable Bond Theme Hits GOLDFINGER and DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER.
The 80s & 90's brought the Beatles song SOMETHING. I AM WHAT I AM; THIS IS MY LIFE. https://youtu.be/ODid8v9_hxw Shirley's UK hit HISTORY REPEATING in 1997.
Celebrating her then, 50 years in show business in 2003 with 'THANK YOU FOR THE YEARS'. HTTPS://youtu.be/TQYd1sYci7I 2007 with THE LIVING TREE.
More recent songs from her Cd entitled The Performance. THE GIRL FROM TIGER BAY; HTTPS://youtu.be/xSC6ei2-BwA written especially for Dame Shirley, being one example.
All the above and more linked together with Paula's wit and 'off the cuff' comedy and audience participation. Numerous exact glamorous costumes and a magnificent 10 piece orchestra.