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Des has had his own prime time TV show for 44 consecutive years, longer than anyone, anywhere on the planet.
 

"....... This is among the most entertaining hours on television."

Daily Express.

z Des Oconnor, Diana Ross, Eulio Englasia

He has met and worked with all the major
personalities of the day, from rock and pop
stars actors and TV performers, to politicians
to princes, to luminaries, such as Frank Sinatra
Sean Connery, Liberace, the Beatles,
Barbara Streisand, Robert Redford, and more
recently Hugh Grant, the Spice Girls,
Robbie Williams, Mel Gibson, Pavarotti,
Sir Elton John, Tony Blair, and almost every
member of the Royal Family.

He has made over 1,000 performances at the London Palladium and starred in Cabaret
theatre and sell-out concerts at almost everyleading venue throughout the world, including the MGM grand Hotel, Las Vegas, the Opera House, Sydney, the Concert hall, Auckland; the O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, and the Arts Centre Ottawa.

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His journey to superstardom really began when he was given his own television series, The Des O'Connor Show in 1963. He is one of only a handful of British entertainers to be acclaimed internationally on stage and television: when he was given an American series of his show it went out to over 40 countries and was seen by 200 million people world-wide. Des has now starred in his own prime-time television show longer than anyone anywhere in the world.

z Des Oconnor, and Mariah Carey

Recent TV includes Des O’Connor Tonight specials; an ITV celebration special to mark Des’ 40th year in prime time television; Des O’Connor Comedy Tonight and a
series of prime-time Des O’Connor With one-to-one specials.

Dad and Carol
PA daily mail

Des was awarded a CBE by the Queen in her birthday honours list in June 2008 , and proudly collected his award at Buckingham Palace a few days after the release of his 34th album "Inspired" .

And the story continues........

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