Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Bernie Clifton Vegas Interview…
Bernie, now 81, was a big name in entertainment in the 1970s and 1980s and he and a group of veteran entertainers are back on primetime telly in ITV’s Last Laugh in Vegas.
The show follows a group of British showbiz legends in the twilight of their careers as they are let loose in Sin City. It also features Canon & Ball and Su Pollard.
Bernie was with Crackerjack for four series from 1976 to 1978.
The long-running children’s TV show was voted number ten in a list of the greatest children’s programmes of all time compiled by a panel of TV experts including Noel Edmonds, David Walliams and the Chuckle Brothers in January 2018.
Sadly, no-one turned around and he didn’t progress in the show.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Bernie & Alex via YouTube:
Bernie was seen on BBC show The Voice in 2016 when he auditioned, singing The Impossible Dream.
Born in St Helens, Lancashire, England, he began his teenage career singing with a Gleenogs dance band before working the pubs and clubs, doing shows in Blackpool.
He progressed on to television appearing on the BBC’s Crackerjack series with Ed Stewart, Peter Glaze, Don Maclean and Jan Hunt in the 1970s. He lives in Barlow, Derbyshire.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 5th April 2018.