Diary 2018

Jess for you 2019

NEWS ITEM!!!!!
Released on JULY 19th 2019 this Definitive Collection 2xCD set with a 24 page booklet covers Jess’s entire Decca Records output

Along with the rare Columbia,Pye,President,Antic and EMI Recordings. PLUS previously unreleased demo’s, a rare South African-ONLY single from 1966, his work with legendary producer Joe Meek and culminates in his rockin’ version of Moon Mullican’s “7 Nights To Rock” recorded in the noughties.

For track listing and ordering please click on the link below:
https://www.cherryred.co.uk/artists/jess-conrad/


ITV 'Last Laugh in Vegas'
Transmission dates starting Tuesday 3rd April, 9.00pm


“Some of the most famous names from comedy, music and variety from the 60s, 70s and 80s are to be given one last shot at putting on their dream gig in the variety capital of the world.   The theatre is booked for one night only and eight acts will be given the chance to fulfil the dream they thought had long gone and put on a spectacular variety performance at one of the iconic venues in Las Vegas.”


October 2018 "Good Guys Don't Turn Me On" Film playing "Jed Knight"
Rendez-Vous Productions Co. Holland


Watch anytime on Disruptive Live "Life With Patti Boulaye" Series 1 Episode 11
https://www.disruptive.live/videos/life-patti-s1e11-jess-conrad-obe/

Also the 2018 Christmas Special
https://www.disruptive.live/videos/life-with-patti-s2018-xmas-special/


Rat Pack Christmas Show2019
Thursday 5th September
Cabaret for Variety Club of Great Britain
La Manga Spain
Wednesday September 25th

Sunday 8th September Les Reed Tribute Lunch
Marriott Hotel Regents Park London NW3 3ST
Personal appearance of Jess and other celebrities
Tickets from james@wearemeat.com


Langdon Hills Golf & Country Club Bulphan Essex
with
Roger De Courcey
Sunday 10th November Rat Pack Christmas Show (Special Guest)
Towngate Theatre Basildon
Wednesday 13th November Rat Pack Christmas Show (Special Guest)
Oakengate Theatre Telford
Best of BritishFriday 15th November
CHARITY CONCERT 'The Best of British'
Doncaster Lakeside Bawtry Rd. Doncaster DN4 7PD

Sunday 24 November Water Rats Ball
Grosvenor House Hotel Park Lane
Personal appearance


Sunday 1st December Freddie Starr Tribute Lunch
Marriott Hotel Regents Park London NW3 3ST
Personal appearance of Jess and other celebrities
Tickets from james@wearemeat.com


Coming to your TV in 2019.
AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF... ADAM WEST
Jess stars as Adam West, who played Batman.


 

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Sky 343, Freeview 81, Freesat 306 & Youview 81

Watch out for the following films featuring Jess:

Cool it Carol with Robin Askwith Dir. Pete Walker

The Boys with Richard Todd, Robert Morley. Dir. Sidney J. Furie. Original music: The Shadows.

Too Young To Love with Thomas Mitchell. Dir. Muriel Box.

Serious Charge with Cliff Richard, Andrew Ray. Dir. Terence Young.

Konga with Michael Gough (horror sci-fi) Dir. John Lemont.


March 2016 - release of Jess' new film "Mob Handed" Jess plays Judge Ross, "Head of a bunch of bad guys". Gritty English gangster movie. GV Films. No.2 in Amazon charts.
"Watchable gangster film with stellar cameos, most notably 1960s icon Jess Conrad who steals the movie with his portrayal of the baddie judge."

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New film "Respectable - The Mary Millington Story" Premiered 7th April at The Regent St. Theatre, soon to be seen on London Live TV, watch for the date. Jess plays himself.


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NEWS
If TheExpressOnline video of Jess' Water Rats Ball doesn't display automatically on your reader, here's a direct link
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Steve McFadden (Eastenders) becomes a Water Rat
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Jess with Rick Wakeman and golf buddy, the late Eric Sykes Jess goes for Gold.
Received Gold Disc for 100,00 sales for Three Steps to Heaven, a compilation album on the Universal Label which was devised by Jess and features some of his hits. 

60s Icon Jess Conrad: Up Close & Personal - celebrating 50 Years In Showbusiness
New release on the Paladium label: release date 25th July 2011.

"Sixties icon Jess Conrad brings you this exclusive, never before seen DVD Special containing rare footage and up-close and personal interviews. Included on this DVD; Jess Conrad; Britain's Most Eligible Bachelor 1961-Cameras follow Jess behind the scenes of his showbiz life. Jess talks about his rise to fame, his career in music, theatre, film and TV. For the first time ever, see Jess's home movies including film from the wedding that shocked his fans. Some of Jess's showbiz friends featured include Dave Dee, Mike Sarne, Tommy Bruce, Leapy Lee, Tony Blackburn, David Hamilton, Tom O'Connor, Billie Davis, Aimi MacDonald, Clem Cattini from The Tornados, Kenny Lynch, Shirley Ann Field and his good friend Sir Norman Wisdom OBE. A must for any fan."

Available in all good stores, or pre-order from:
http://hmv.com/hmvweb/displayProductDetails.do?sku=31460


Jess has been filming Mob Handed - a Gangster Videos production directed by Liam Galvin with Yvette Rowland, Robin Reid, Jason Marriner, Cass Pennant, Jeff Stewart, Leslie Grantham, Mona Hammond OBE, Holly Gibbs, Lucinda Rhodes Flaherty, Lucy Drive, Robin Kermode, Susie Ann Watkins, Jon Campling, Joe Egan, Phil Herbert, Kim Woodburn, Robert Pereno, Michael Fenton Stevens, special guest star: Jess Conrad OBE as Judge Ross.  Mob Handed website


NEWS: Jess is Past Captain of the Vaudeville Golfing Society
http://www.vaudeville-golfing-society.uk7.net/

FILM NEWS:

Documentary on the 2i's Coffee Bar in Soho 'Rockin' at the 2i's'.
The legendary coffee bar in London's Soho where the British Rock n Roll roots began.
With Cliff Richard, Bruce Welch, Terry Dene, Chas McDevit, Wee Willie Harris etc.

Documentary recalling the life of Mary Millington, undisputed sex superstar of the Seventies who played Jess’s girlfriend in the cult movie “The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle” (with the Sex Pistols).

I was thrilled to spot a couple of my starring roles uploaded to YouTube in all their glory recently. You can enjoy a rare glimpse of some of my early work in movies: 
 
THE HUMAN JUNGLE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0QCrA2kOvM
YOUNG WILLING & EAGER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1O9HXgkrZg


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Jess currently features on these latest releases, available at all good stores, including
www.amazon.co.uk

Here's an interview with Jess connected with the current re-release of 'Konga' on DVD
Click here to view

Seven Kings
I was recently honoured to become King Rat of the Grand Order of Water Rats, taking over from Joe Pasquale. My prince Rat is Rick Wakeman.  Looking forward to a great year. Hope to see you at The Water Rats ball on 24th November 2013, venue TBC.
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