Paul Gambaccini postpones tour due to illness

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Paul Gambaccini’s UK tour, aimed at celebrating his 45th working anniversary, has been postponed.

Paul says he has been living with shingles for the past month and this is the reason for the sudden decision, taken just hours after he promoted the tour on Radio 2 with Steve Wright and after a double page feature appeared in the Radio Times.

Promoter Norwell Lapley Productions confirmed the tour will be rescheduled and the individual venues will handle refunds for anyone who has bought a ticket.

Gambo was due to host 21 nights for ‘An Evening With The Great Gambo’ starting on 6th April in Horsham at The Capitol Theatre, ending up on 5th May at The Lighthouse in Cromer.

An Evening With The Great Gambo – The Professor of Pop would have seen him share his lifetime experiences and stories including clips of some of the artists he has known and worked with.



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5 Comments
  1. Allan says

    Best wishes, Paul, for a speedy recovery.

  2. Sally Ballard says

    Sorry to hear this, Gambo. I’ve had shingles – it’s no fun. Hope you recover soon.

  3. John MacLeod MacLeod says

    Dear Paul,I speak as a sufferer of shingles in my late 20’s,I can readily identify and truly resonate with your immense pain,I wish you a very full recovery in the near future .

  4. Dave says

    Since when has he been called Gambo ?!

  5. Gwince says

    Tuned into radio 2 last week- end and was hooked by his accent. love it.. then at the end I found out it was Paul . hope you get better soon Paul.

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