Colin and partner in Royal Festival Hall - 8 October, 1994

from Southbank Centre Archive:

Saturday 8th October 1994. I had decided at the last moment to try and get a ticket to see Shirley Bassey. I think it was my first concert at the Royal Festival Hall. Despite the simple staging and lack of theatrical effects Miss Bassey overwhelmed the place and enthralled the audience with her glittering presence. It was marvellous to hear the legendary Bassey classics such as 'Goldfinger' coupled with new songs including ones from 'Sunset Boulevard'. Two years later I persuaded friends to join me for another Bassey concert. They thoroughly enjoyed the evening but what I remembered most …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 7 December, 2023 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall


Listening to

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Goldfinger & Sunset Boulevard
written by Andrew Lloyd Webber
performed by Shirley Bassey

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 October, 1994
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:11:59 +0100
Approved on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:32:05 +0000