Alan Plater in West Yorkshire Playhouse - 2004

from Doggin' around, page 187:

...sitting in the theatre on the first night of Blonde Bombshells of 1943, with Shirley on one side and Kathy on the other.  It got even better when our onstage band played the first number and Kathy grasped my arm in excitement and whole-hearted approval.

At the end of the show with Dilys Laye and John Woodvine as the senior citizens presiding over the story, and the eight-piece Blonde Bombshells of 1943 swinging Trummy Young's 'T'Aint Whatcha Do', every foot in the audience was tapping...

cite as

Alan Plater, Doggin' around (:London, 2006), p. 187. accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: West Yorkshire Playhouse


Alan Plater
Broadcaster, Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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'T'Aint Whatcha Do
written by Trummy Young
performed by Blonde Bombshells of 1943

Experience Information

Date/Time 2004
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:16:31 +0100
Approved on Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:57:10 +0100