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"Bill Hayley" Press Article


18th January 1957

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Administrative / Biographical history

This is a Southern Daily Echo article covering the queue for tickets to see Bill Hayley and the Comets. The article explains that people began queuing overnight to ensure that they could get one of 7000 seats available for Bill Hayley's 3 performances at Gaumont Theatre.


This archive item has been selected as part of our Mayflower 90 Collection, which features 90 archive items spanning across our 90 year history. If you would be interested in exploring more of our Mayflower 90 Collection then you can do so by searching Mayflower 90 in our online archive or through visiting the displays in our theatre.
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