Shirley Western visits SDFM to preview biopic about her life

Wednesday 7th November saw the premiere of David Allen’s amazing biopic about Shirley Western, the legendary big band singer, who has been in the entertainment business for more than 60 years.

Shirley, 82, has entertained around the UK and internationally. At one time, she led her own band, ‘Shirley Western and the Rocking Ravers’, and sang with the big band leader Ken Mackintosh from 1958 for 15 years. She has been married to former Chelsea footballer Roy Dew for 36 years.

Below: Shirley with David Allen at the club screening.