Rock superstar David Bowie who shot to fame in the early seventies with his alter ego album, The Rise and Fall Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. He went on to combine singing with a successful acting career, making his debut in 1976 with The Man Who Fell to Earth
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Music - Deep Purple - Royal Albert Hall
Conductor Malcolm Arnold conducts the rehearsal of Deep Purple's 'Concerto for Group and Orchestra', composed by the group's organist, Jon Lord. The piece will be performed by the group for the time, together with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Mr Arnold's baton at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of Task Force.
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Theatre - "Elvis" Musical - Shakin' Stevens - Astoria Theatre, London
Welsh rock singer Shakin' Stevens at the Astoria Theatre in Charing Cross Road, London, during rehearsals for a new musical entitled "Elvis". The show will cover the life and career of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, who died in August, aged 42. Shakin' Stevens will be playing Elvis during his 20s and will be one of three versions of the former singing star.