Legendary broadcaster Paul Gambaccini celebrates his 45th anniversary in the business in 2018 with a series of live theatre dates. An Evening With The Great Gambo – The Professor of Pop will see the current BBC Radio 2 Pick of the Pops presenter reveal for the first time how he started out life as a boy in the Bronx and wound up as The Professor of Pop in Great Britain.
With 21 dates confirmed, An Evening With The Great Gambo – The Professor of Pop starts on 6 April in Horsham at The Capitol Theatre and will finish up on 5 May at The Lighthouse in Cromer.
An Evening With The Great Gambo – The Professor of Pop will see this accomplished broadcaster, journalist and author share his unique life-time experiences and stories, amongst which will be clips of some of the great artists he has known and worked with. Gambaccini will share tales of growing up with the phenomenon of Elvis Presley as a child and the Beatles as a teenager; how he got into radio; his early experiences with Rolling Stone magazine; his fascinating years as a radio and television broadcaster and of course lots of behind the scenes tales.
Hear him discuss the three great crises of his life – coping with the Vietnam War’s challenge to his American generation, enduring the era of AIDS and surviving an encounter with the Metropolitan Police.