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This is a great catch... Jools. SAGA has pulled of a real coup signing Jools Holland OBE, Crown Appointed Deputy Lieutenant and Squeeze star. The big phrase is 'young at heart', and bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter Jools Holland is still very young at heart and over 50, the SAGA target market. The over 50's spent roughly £2.1 billion on cruise...
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One of our favourite comedians, Funny Tucker is found, if you are lucky on the bigger ships. Those who like the smaller ships may miss out on acts like Tucker. He is (2019) touring with Gladys Knight. Last year he opened for Barry Manilow. Most Christmas seasons he likes to stay near home and normally sells-out a south coast...
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One of the many diverse forms of entertainment on a ship are the guests. You may have watched the odd television show or film, and sometimes wondered how they did something weird or wonderful? Someone like Stuart St Paul, who has been in the industry for 50 years, probably did it. His new novel is certainly no story you...
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Ships are travelling at sea and can be both noisy and bumpy. There is a logic to apply. Having said that, beware the advice and work out what works for you. I say beware the advice, that is wrong, listen to it all and analyse is a better mantra. But beware, because like football following, religion or politics, people...
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Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits, but first there is normally an introduction from the head chef and he will introduce key staff. Because he is unlikely to use a microphone, sit towards the front... The...
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We might not be inspired by the headline comedy juggler, and if you are the same prepare to be shocked, as we were, at just how funny and engaging Pete and his whole act is. He is widely regarded as the premiere act in the this field, and that is not just a line. Pete started performing live in...
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Kai is hauntingly good! Don't just take it from us, take it from Michael. Were you ever lucky enough to see him on a ship? Kai has now signed a deal in Canada and is now being sold by his new record label as Mark Kingswood. His old accounts are changing to the new ones so follow him at...
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Helen is herself, but she is Adele so easily. I preferred her own show because this girl is so talented and has such depths. I suggest she look at the Timi Yuro catalogue, and she said who?! Luckily Tucker was sitting next to me and knew exactly what I meant because Jean our main Doris amazingly had also never heard...
Paul Fellows is co-presenter of the public open evenings at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.The standard of guest speakers at sea is high, and with a little research you can see them on land. Paul Fellows is an engaging speaker who knows his subject - Astronomy. The Sky! And the wonder of the sky is at best...
Tim is in huge demand as a speaker, but can be found at sea with the odd tale to tell. Famed for his address of the troops before going into Iraq, where the press said he was standing on a tank with a huge cigar in his hand. He claims they can be prone to making things up as...
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