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Moulton Seas End's John Ward on the night he met Mrs Buddy Holly and being 'hot in Murumansk'




I was listening to the radio the other day in between the presenter being in love with her own voice (seemingly) but one interesting bit was it’s currently the 30th anniversary presently of the stage musical show ‘Buddy’ about the singer, songwriter and musician Buddy Holly.

When it first opened in London I had been invited to appear on the then ‘new kid on the block’ in the telly jungle called SKY or to be precise ‘Jameson Tonight’ starring the late Derek Jameson that went out ‘live’ at 10pm but was recorded hours beforehand then edited etc.

As a guest I had no idea of who the other guests were until getting there - it was recorded in Paramount City in Great Windmill street in London but perhaps more famously known as the old Windmill Theatre so in theory I could say that I ‘had performed at the Windmill’ but never bothered although I have met folk who claim to have done so but have never set foot in the place.


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