VINTAGE SHOW FEATURING DEREK THE BEST GEORGE FORMBY TRIBUTE ACT IN THE UK
Enjoy singing along as this George Formby Tribute Act, lookalike and soundalike takes you a trip down memory lane. This vintage variety show is a tribute to the legendary comedic entertainer and ukulele playing Mr George Formby.
This George Formby tribute act is a massive fan of iconic George Formby, OBE who was born in Wigan, Lancashire on 26 May 1904 and died 6 March 1961. His birth name was George Hoy Booth and later took his father’s name as his stage name after the sudden death of his father.
He was an English actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to a worldwide audience through his films of the 1930s and 1940s. He sang comical songs usually usually playing the ukulele or banjolele. On stage, screen and record he sang light, comical songs, became the UK’s highest-paid entertainer of his time.
Performing fully self contained lively and fun loving show this entertainer plays the ukulele and banjo in the classic and unique George Formby style, singing a selection of Mr Formby’s cheeky tunes plus other well known and foot tapping sing along music. This show is fully interactive and ideal for any vintage, 1940’s or wartime events and functions.
The show is funny and reminiscent of times gone by.
- Warner Leisure Hotels
- Haven Holiday Parks
- City Varieties Theatre Leeds
- North Staffs Women’s Conservatives Luncheon Group
- Stockton-on-Tees Ladies’ Luncheon Club
- Padiham on Parade
Great performance from this George Formby impersonator for guests during their West End to Warner break. Your George Formby Tribute and Winston Churchill Talk went really well. Hope to have you back soon. – Tom Evans. Entertainment & Experience Manager Gunton Hall, Suffolk-Warner Leisure Hotels.