Here’s a flashback from my days in Stage One, the youth theatre group from my home town of Grimsby, where I got my first experience on stage. I’m playing Joseph, in a loin cloth, condemned to death in a prison cell. It’s obviously quite a glamorous prison complete with four lady backing singers and a glitter curtain. Nowadays there’d be a high definition, 4K video wall, but nothing says am-dram like a threadbare glitter curtain. Those were the days.
Who discovered Paul Anka and worked on My Way with Frank Sinatra? It’s arranger, producer and conductor Don Costa and he is our featured artiste on this week’s Legends of Las Vegas.
Listen to his life story along with two hours of the best easy listening music. It’s available wherever you normally get your podcasts or click here to listen now.