Derek Herbert

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Derek's George Formby Tribute when he plays ukulele banjo includes popular George Formby songs,well known singalong medleys and some humour

An accomplished singer, ukulele banjo player and actor having studied music and drama at the renowned Liverpool Crane Studios, Derek has a wealth of Musical Theatre, Variety, Music Hall and entertainment experience. Derek regularly performs a George Formby Tribute singing and playing his ukulele banjo not only as a 1940s Wartime Entertainer in 1940s shows but also in Music Hall Shows and at corporate and private functions. In addition to performing as a George Formby Tribute and 1940s Wartime Entertainer Derek is also a convincing Winston Churchill Lookalike and Sound-alike and gives an amusing Life Talk on Tommy Cooper which includes impersonation when telling jokes and performing magic tricks.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Light music, 1940s era music, 1930s era music, 1920s era music
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Event types:
Private event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Corporate event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Actor, Musical comedy, Fluent improviser, MC
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From customers:

“Just a short note to say how much everyone enjoyed Derek's wonderful "George Formby" Tribute. Everyone joined in the singing and laughed at his jokes, so can't be bad.” Staffordshire Country Markets

Well done,Derek, on your “George Formby Tribute” contribution to our "Salute to the 1940s" show”. Gary Birtles - Groovy Gazza Productions / Salute to the 1940s

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