Dame good D-day show
MUSIC lovers of yesteryear have the chance to rekindle the spirit of World War II – as Britain prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
And that indomitable wartime spirit - typified by Forces Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn - will be brought to life at a special tribute show. Lunchtime guests of the popular midweek show For The Good Times at Nuneaton’s La Tavola Calda restaurant will be serenaded to the sounds of the WWII entertainer who, at 97, is bringing out a new album Vera Lynn: National Treasure – The Ultimate Collection.
The album is being released to coincide with the celebrations commemorating the D-Day landings of June 6, 1944.
La Tavola’s event will star Dame Vera’s musical ‘double’ – 51-year-old Jeanette Kingdon – one half of a mother-and-daughter act Sincerely Yours, a name taken from the musical legend’s wartime radio programme and first album title. Jeanette, and 16-year-old daughter Tiffany, will dress up in ENSA uniforms and treat the For The Good Times audience to the famous tunes of Vera Lynn – We’ll Meet Again and The White Cliffs Of Dover.