February 6, 2013

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  1. Phil Milsom says:

    Great to see that. That’ll be the day and Stardust will be released on blu ray DVD on Monday 21st October 2019. Have ordered mine on Amazon.Lets see if the films soundtracks follow.

  2. Tammi Lightle says:

    Hi David,

    I have been a fan ever since Rock On came out in the US. I literally wore out my All the Fun of the Fair LP! I have followed your career as best as I can, and keep my fingers crossed that I will be able to meet you one day. I will be in Scotland next September, so perhaps something will work out :) You are gorgeous and so talented. I would love your autograph if at all possible :)


    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Tammi, thank you for your kind words about David. He’d be happy to send you a signed photo.
      Please leave your details on here, they won’t be published.

  3. Sophi Moore says:

    Is it true that 02 users will be able to purchase concert tickets first??

  4. Jenny says:

    Hi David
    Thanks for taking the time to answer my question – I am sooo looking forward to seeing you as many times as I can
    Jenny x

  5. Gail Young says:

    Hi David
    Hope you are well. Our theatre company, (The Cradley Heath Amateur Operatic Society), aka, “CHAOS” , are performing the wonderful show “EVITA” next month. As you played the character ‘Che’ so brilliantly, (and the best ‘Che’ in my opinion) in the original cast, I was wondering if you would be able to grant us a huge favour, please? I am helping with publicity and it would be absolutely wonderful if you were able to send us a signed photograph wishing us “break A Leg” . I would send a stamped addressed envelope for this purpose if required. I have always been a huge fan David, and have followed your career along with my sister who has seen you many times in concert. Many thanks David. I will provide my address if this request is possible. Thank you in anticipation.
    Kind regards
    Gail xx

    • Content Editor says:

      Hi Gail, David would be more than happy to. Please leave details of an address and we can do that for you.

  6. Gill says:

    Thanks David all over the moon xx

  7. Been a fan since the 70’s, seen David many times, but the best time was Hippodrome circus, Gt Yarmouth, Oh What a Circus, Oh What a Show !!!

  8. Debbie Parker says:

    Would it be possible to send me a birthday card my birthday is 26 th October.I feel.a bit cheeky asking for myself but there’s no one else to do it .looking forward to the tour next year xx

  9. Carol says:

    How can I get a birthday card of you for my 65th birthday in December please x

    • Content Editor says:

      Hi Carol, can you get in touch nearer the time? Unless you don’t mind it being early, in which case leave your address on here. Thank you.

  10. Jane Wilson says:

    Hi David the big 65 for me january 18th 2020. Could i have a card please to treasure. Thank you xxxx

  11. Jane Wilson says:

    Hi cant wait for 2020 tour dates xxx much love xxx

  12. Denise says:

    Cant wait for the tour next year. Really looking forward to it.Could I please have a signed photo sent to me for my Birthday Thank you so.much. Denise x

  13. pat garland says:

    Hi guys, I was just wondering yet again if you have any other way of getting David’s I’ll be missing you final tour CD dvd, I keep on trying to get and Nyquest have no intention of doing anymore, it’s down to amazon, they said no, Nyquest said they printed 2000 and no more, im more than sure David has more than 2000 fans and I know a few people have asked, pleeeeeaaassseee can you try for me it’s the only one I haven’t got??

    • Content Editor says:

      Sorry your having difficulty. Unfortunately Nyquest are the only ones who can help you, if they are still trading. We have no available copies I’m afraid.

  14. Hi David, Thank you so much for your birthday card I received on the 26th September I was thrilled to receive this. I cant wait to see you in concert and will be checking the venue near me. Next year is my 60th gonna be doing lots, to see you in concert will be a special moment to treasure after my 60th. XX

  15. Janice Moody says:

    Dear David

    I am so looking forward to seeing the tour dates on here, I am keeping everything crossed that you will be coming to London, so happy you decided to tour again. Loved seeing you at Potters this year it was just the tonic I needed as I had undergone a knee replacement operation on the 11 March. Much love to you and your family. Janice xx

  16. Alison says:

    Hi David hope you are well and looking forward to your tour next year as much as we all are. I’m so so excited to come and see you again. I’ve been a fan since the 70s and seen you many times in concerts, shows and even in Peter Pan! I can’t wait for the tickets to come on sale.
    It’s my birthday 19th October I was wondering if you would send me a card and make my day!!!!
    Thank you. Xxxx c u soon

  17. Jenny says:

    Hi David
    Fab news about the Tour of course, but I was just wondering what made you change your mind?
    Did you miss us as much as we missed you?
    Jenny x

  18. Irene Groden says:

    Please can you send my friend CAROL O’BOYLE a birthday card and/or signed photo it is her 60th birthday February 4th 2020. She is huge fan and this would thrill her to bits. Loved you all her life.


  19. Julie Ann says:

    David Essex will you be coming to Stockport on your next tour? Sadly I don’t live in Manchester anymore. There is a theatre in Stockport called The Plaza. Remember going to see you once at the Davenport Theatre, Stockport, (1981) and having to leave early when you we’re singing ‘On My Bike’….to catch the last bus into Manchester. I will try to get to see you again….tickets will be a Christmas gift.

  20. Jennifer says:

    Hi now we know when the dates are in October do we know when tickets will go on sale,will this before Christmas ?

  21. Hi David hope your enjoying being a man of leisure.
    Please can you send me a birthday card it is my birthday 26th September 2019 I will be 59 my big 60 next year. I have been to many of your concerts and lived every minute of you and your music. I went to a book signing you were there at Fosse Park. Thank you ❤

  22. Heather Thomas says:


    My Sister Chris is a massive David Essex fan and has seen him live many times.
    She is 60 in January and I just wondered how to go about trying to get a signed photo or message from David for her for her birthday.
    I know it would make her day (well probably her life!)
    With grateful anticipation!


    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Heather, yes of course. Just let us know your address and we can send you a signed photo. Your address won’t be published on here.

  23. kevin brooks says:

    hi david

    i was wondering are you touring again.
    or have you anything planned.
    my wife is a massive fan of yours and has seen you on many a occasion.
    i wanted to surprise her.

    best wishes

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Kevin, David will be doing an extensive UK tour throughout October 2020. Dates will be released in November.

  24. Christine says:

    David, you are amazing! Thank you 4 the signed photo and 4 making it personal with the message 4 my mum Shirley. She is going to love it! I will send it over to her and she will probably want to write her own thank you. Much love to you. Ps, sorry 4 4s, my phone is busted See you soon!!! ❤️

  25. Debbie Cattell says:

    Can you please let me know as soon as the dates are released when David is solo touring next year please – I so want to see him, thanking you x

  26. Cazz Morton says:

    Sept 15th , means alot to me makes me think of you ,1st time I saw you, last day of Godspell , beginning of FAIR,and a beautiful little song,have a nice day hun ,Cazz x

  27. Gill says:

    Thanks David you`re a star xx

  28. Suzie says:

    Oh my goodness, doesn’t that just show the fabulous kind & generous nature of David – doing the Sunshine Festival so that his fans who have already purchased tix won’t be disappointed!! Hats off to you Mr. Essex I wish I cld be in the country for this Festival, but I’m still thrilled to have your Oct tour to look forward to

  29. Christine St.Clair says:

    Hi! Is it possible to get a signed photo or my mum please? Her name is Shirley. She’s always wanted to meet you David but has never had the opportunity (hopefully on next years tour?) The first time she wanted to go to a show was back in 1971 but she fell pregnant with me; sorry and only managed to get to the live legends show in Wembley this year with me and my daughter which made her so happy (and me although you made me cry) . She has to have an operation on her cataracts soon (risky op but they’re doing it) so I would like her to have something she can look at afterwards and what better than a signed photo? So, as she lives in Mallorca and I wouldn’t ask for you to send one there, would you please send it to me and I will forward it on? Would be nice if she can get a little good luck message on the back please if possible? Thank you so much! Much love. See you next year!!! Can’t wait!!!

  30. Sally says:

    Hi David, sounds like Gibraltar calling was good! Driving through cloudy Essex today, and, Gonna Make You Are A Star was on radio! My favourite! Hurry up 20/20 Love Sally (Essex) x

  31. Sally says:

    Hi David, Gibraltar’s calling sounded good, and such a huge following as always! Driving through cloudy Essex today, changed stations on radio, and there you were “Gonna Make You A Star”, my Favourite! Hurry up 2020! Love Sally (Essex)x

  32. Content Editor says:

    There seem to be lots of David Essex Facebook Pages,but none of them are to do with us directly. Please see my reply below.
    The dates will be released on here and venues when the dates are finalised. No one else has or will be given these details.
    Sorry to hear it’s causing upset.

  33. Content Editor says:

    The only people who have details of David’s tour next year are ourselves and the promoters. No information is given out to any David Essex Facebook groups. There are no official David Essex Facebook groups. You can find out information on here, @DavidEssexNews and venues where he’ll be performing. Hope that clears it up.

    • S K B says:

      Thanks for the prompt reply. I thought it was untrue but wanted to ask to be sure. Will look forward to hearing the dates when you announce them

  34. Chris says:

    Fantastic show on Sunday, thank you for entertaining us so well and for making the trip to Gib. Please come back soon xx

  35. Wendy says:

    Hi David, after walking through the thunderstorms and flooded streets of sunny Gibraltar and standing soaked to the skin for 4 hours to see you in the classic venue you were most definitely worth it, you were more then on top form you were fantastic as always! So many people wanted to see you but could not get in, you most definitely should be put on the main stage next time you would certainly get the crowd rocking on! thank you David.

  36. Di Evans says:

    Hi David i Just want to say Thankyou so much for the signed photo for my friend Jean. She is really poorly at the moment and the photo really cheered her up. So Thankyou once again it’s much appreciated. X

  37. Tracey Shearing says:

    Looks like you had a great time in Gibraltar this evening. Shame I couldn’t make it, but the pics & videos I’ve seen are fabulous as always. Hope you all enjoyed it. Safe travels home. Xxx

  38. Lizzie says:

    Hi all i see you havent replied to my query regarding the sunshine festival next Year. Apologies if you feel what i was saying was negative, it wasnt meant in that way at all. There is so much controversy surrounding whats going on. They are still insistant David is the headline act, yet youve replied twice that he isnt. And not answering my query it makes it look very weird as to whats going on. August is a busy time for most of us with kids, it would be nice if we could have some idea if David intends on doing this or not.

    • Content Editor says:

      Not at all Lizzie. Unfortunately details were released before contracts were signed. David is conscious that tickets have been bought so has agreed to do the Sunhine festival. Details will be put on the website when David is ready.

  39. paul swanton says:

    The sunshine festival are still showing David as being the first headliner for their festival in August 2020.

  40. Gill says:

    Enjoy Gibraltar on Sunday..we will be Missing You x

  41. Jenny says:

    Hi David
    Fab news about the tour BUT we really need those Dates ASAP so we can all plan our trips! Not to mention the saving up part to make sure we don’t miss any!
    Love to you and yours
    Jenny (Basingstoke)

  42. Denise says:

    Hi David
    Just want to say good luck to you and the band for Sunday at Gibralter.afraid I cant make it. But will look forward to your tour next year Denise xx

  43. Susan says:

    Just booked to see you next August in the Sunshine Festival.My sis so excited,she saw you in 1976 and still got her ticket and was going to bring it with her. Today on their Facebook page, somebody said your management said you definitely not doing it ☹️ Please say your going to be there, really looking forward to seeing you

    • Content Editor says:

      No, David won’t be performing at The Sunshine Festival as he’ll be touring later in the year. I’m sure the organisers will be able to help you.

      • Susan says:

        Thanks for the reply. The Sunshine team are insisting
        David Essex is 100% booked. I’ll message them again

  44. Steve says:

    Hi david,
    My mum is dying to be honest,she is such a fan, but I’ll but don’t want to bang on there
    She saw you in Wimbledon and many other she is obsessed!
    My husband and I love the tunes as well

  45. Gill says:

    ….can`t wait to see it, so looking forward to the tour next year too..Rock On and On, love to all xx hugs to Levi too.x

  46. Mary Mullett says:

    David,please give more details about the camping festival next year.Are tickets available? I’m not sure I would go as I have a bad foot.Thanks Mary.

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Mary,
      David is not doing any festivals in 2019 or 2020,but is doing a national tour in October 2020,

  47. Carol says:

    Hi David @co
    Hope all is well haven’t been on here for a while my mind’s been all over the place since Losing mum an dad. Getting there slowly tho.
    Any chance of a calender for 2020
    Hope all your family are well . Thanks for all the joy I get listening to your music xxxx

  48. Cazz Morton says:

    Hi Mate hope you all enjoyed your holiday x seems an age since we saw you, since Bournemouth I’ve been plagued with illnesses ,maybe shock of losing my Jo , anyway fed up with it now, I’ll as I speak with fluid retention and on antibiotics that have horrible side effects. . Ta 4 being there. Going to get so Well for next year cant wait . Love u hun and To Sue,Sonny,and Levi as usual x

  49. Linda Jones says:

    Please thank David very much for agreeing to send a signed photo to Paula. she will be so thrilled. Her birthday is on the 28th August. Please send it ………and i will make sure she receives it. Thank you.
    Linda Jones x

  50. Joe O’Connor says:


    I received my signed picture today which is really appreciated, over the years I’ve been very lucky in being able to get to a number of your concerts & shows and also meeting you at various locations, even once when you were heading into rehearsal for Evita, all I can say is you’ve always been a true gent and I fully understand why your still so popular with your fans

    Best wishes & thanks again


  51. Linda Jones says:

    Hi, I have sent a message to you to ask if it was at all possible for a signed card to be sent to a lovely lady called Paula who will be 70 very soon. She would be absolutely thrilled and it would make her day.

    I haven’t received a reply and wondered if you had received my message.

    Thank you so much

    • Content Editor says:

      No I don’t think we have.
      If you can leave an address on here, David would be more than happy to send a signed photo.

  52. Shirley says:

    Hello David, Hope you had a lovely birthday and were totally spoilt. I would like to thank you for a wonderful show April this year in Bournemouth. It was worth watching the other acts just to see you for a short time. I was the devoted lady who through the lit up red rose onto the stage just as you were walking off. I was so pleased when you picked it up….. I hope that you kept it. I am so looking forward to your tour next year. I could hardly believe it when my daughter Katie told me that you would be touring again, she is 24 years old and loves you almost as much as I do……………. I hope you read this message and it makes you smile, until we see and meet again, lots of love and hugs Shirley and Katie XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

  53. Mary Mullett says:

    I have just discovered Godspell on cd. This is special as I was at the Roundhouse right at the start .Thanks David!

  54. Alice says:

    Hi there, i have already messaged but my comment seems to of disappeared so cannot check to see if anyone answered me? I was asking if it was possible to get a signed card for my mum’s special birthday soon from David as she is a huge fan? Hope to hear back from you :-)

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Alice, David will be back later in the week and will send a signed photo for your Mum. If you can let me know her name and an address that’d be great, thank you.

  55. Mary Mullett says:

    David Essex Silver Dream Racer was filmed at a car dealership in Beaconsfield ,Hughes,where my husband Phil Mullett works.

  56. Lorna says:

    Happy Birthday!
    Hope you are enjoying this glorious weather.

  57. Ruth Lewis says:

    Happy Birthday David! Have a wonderful day! X

  58. Nadine and Jack says:

    Happy birthday David xx

  59. Marilyn White says:

    Morning David – A Very HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you. Hope you have a lovely day whatever you are doing. A loyal fan for years – Marilyn xx

  60. Cazz Morton says:

    Hello Mate ,Happy Birthday darling man ,have a wonderful day with the family xxx

  61. Mary Mullett says:

    Happy Birthday David! Hope you have a lovely day.

  62. Diane Woods says:

    Just want to wish David a very happy birthday…… Happy birthday David, hope you have a lovely day spent doing all the things you enjoy the most surrounded by your lovely family, wishing you many many more, take care x

  63. Sally says:

    Happy Birthday David! Have a Wonderful Summers day!
    Love Sally (Essex)X

  64. Jenny says:

    Happy Birthday David hope you have a great day love always Jenny (from Dorset) xxxxx

  65. Sally from Somerset says:

    Wishing you a very happy birthday
    Thanks for all the joy you give your fans with all that you continue to do
    Sally from Somerset

  66. Gill says:

    Happy Birthday David, hope you have a great day, can`t wait for the 2020 Tour. Hope Levi had a great birthday too….xx

  67. Angie says:

    Happy Birthday David…have an amazing day with your family
    Best wishes from South Africa

  68. Di Evans says:

    Happy Birthday David enjoy your day x

  69. Sharon Prosser says:

    Hope you have a lovely birthday however you plan to spend it. Xx

  70. Susan says:

    Happy Birthday David x From Susan & Lance

  71. Tracey Shearing says:

    Happy Birthday David, wishing you a wonderful Day, health and happiness for the forthcoming Year. Thank You for all you have given us in the past 12 months. And Thank You for being You.
    Love & best wishes
    Tracey xxx

  72. Julie says:

    Wishing you David a very Happy Birthday for tomorrow. You have certainly got a lovely hot sunny day to enjoy with your family. Age is only a number, you will always be young to me, I have been a massive fan for 45 years! You mean the world to me and I am so grateful for all the joy you have brought to me over the years. I can’t wait for your tour! Love Julie from Hull. Xxxx

  73. Susan says:

    Happy Birthday David on 23rd have great one from Susan & Lance x

  74. Lorraine says:

    I was at belle vue manchester for the filming of the concert scene. Can you tell me what date that was, I can’t remember.

  75. Joe O’Connor says:

    Would it be possible to have a signed photo please

    Thank you


    • Content Editor says:

      Yes of course. Please leave an address on here, it won’t be published. Is it for you or someone else?

  76. Tracey shearing says:

    I want to go to Gibraltar, lol. Last time i was there an Ape nicked my jumper & i missed my flight home, ( not on the same Day)! Have fun, i know your fans in Europe will have a blast! Hope some closer to home make the trip.
    Best Wishes to all

  77. Karen Ulrichsen says:

    Come to Denmark :) :) :) <3 <3

  78. Lou Wallis says:

    I saw recently on Instagram of all places that David was doing a concert in Gibraltar, it was then on Twitter posted by the organisers ,which David then retweeted a few hours later. My question is,why is nothing ever posted here on the website first? Surely it’s inevitable David’s fans visit here first,especially those with no Instagram or Twitter accounts,it’s not the first time this has happened, Legends,Elf, Potters,all were posted elsewhere before any information was posted here,David’s website. As of yet,still nothing here regarding the Gibraltar Calling Weekend! Yes a lot off fans rely on word of mouth,but not all. It’s stupid to think none of you here know what David is doing next,so why is nothing posted until it’s too late to obtain decent tickets or too late in general? And generally after most fans have gained information elsewhere,isn’t this the whole point of having a website? For the fans?

    • Content Editor says:

      David’s a bit slow in telling us unfortunately!

      • Content Editor says:

        Your point has been taken.
        David is more or less retired now and wishes to spend more time with his family. He has never and still doesn’t take his fans for granted.

  79. Cathy Reevell says:

    Can anyone help me please? Heard a song sung by David on SILVER DREAM RACER film… Looking for Someone… does it feature on an album apart from the Soundtrack to the film? If so which album? Thank you. Cathy Reevell

  80. Cathy Reevell says:

    It was wonderful when you brought your show ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR to the Wycombe Swan Theatre where l work… As l was a 1970s girl, l LOVED the show! Still do! Still play the CD now! I was also honoured when your friend Jon Conway who was one of the Wycombe Swan’s Directors, asked if l would make the cake for your shows opening night in the West End! When l asked Jon what had he got in mind… he said ‘oh just a fairground on the cake’! And so there was! And you liked the cake and the working carousel etc which adorned it, as did the rest of the cast and crew! Thank you David for all the music, films and shows you have given us all over the years. And here’s to many more! Cathy Reevell.

  81. Sally from Sxomerset says:

    Just on train home and spotted “Gibraltar calling’ wishing it could have been Glastonbury Instead – a bit closer !! Still I am sure it will be fab s always – when is David on stage does anyone know yet? as it is a long way to go but I imagine lots of us will be there if we can

  82. Sally says:

    Hi David, Just wondering, after watching Harry Redknapp on Piers Morgan, that as he grew up in Canning Town, and was born same year as you, if you & The Lads played football together?! Roll on 2020 – Looking forward to your tour! Love Sally X (Essex)

  83. Jordan Davies says:

    A shot in the dark… however would David recall playing at Savvas Club in Usk? Late 80’s / early 90’s. My mum used to work there along side her husband and was telling me about the place. So I was wondering would David remember it too.

  84. Glenda Dunn says:

    Please could you tell me how to get a signed birthday card from David Essex to my daughter many thanks

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Glenda, if you send a card to D E Management, PO Box 1018, HORSHAM, RH12 9TQ
      David will sign it for you. He’d be happy to send her a signed photo if you’d prefer, just leave an address on here as it won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  85. Sarah says:

    Excellent article in today’s MCN. I remember being outside the Dominion on opening night. I’m shocked it was 40 years ago, seems more recent than that!!

  86. Carol Morton says:

    Hi Mate please dont announce tour dates till I come back off my hols in July ,cant trust Soo to cope as I’ve always done it b4! Hehe . Happy Birthday to Joseph 14 today where has that time gone ! Love ya Cazz and Soo xxx

  87. Donna says:

    Looking forward to the Tour dates 2020
    No time to retire yet Mr Essex

  88. Sophie says:

    Hi there,
    My mum is a huge fan of David’s but unfortunately hasn’t been able to go to any concerts or shows for over 10 years due to personal circumstances. It’s a big birthday coming up for her the end of this year and I was wondering if David is doing any shows, gigs this year perhaps I can take her too, or any tours are coming up in the near future? I was also wondering if theres an email or address for David’s fan club? Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but worth a shot, Thanks in advance, sophie

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Sophie, there are no plans for the end of the year at the moment. Any news will be on this website or David’s Twitter @DavidEssexNews

  89. Gill says:

    Thanks again, David Much appreciated they will over the moon x

  90. Paula says:

    Dear David,

    Thank you for kindness in signing for my friend Larissa, safely received back up north :-) She will be over the moon!
    Have a lovely, relaxing summer following on from Legends and I hope you’ll be nodding your head to another creative project soon. Massive hint 😉
    Take care in the meantime,

  91. Denise Wolverhampton says:

    Thanks for clarifying Will be watching this space! Many Thanks to David and co xx

  92. Gill says:

    Thanks David – Chuffed to bits x

  93. Sharon Prosser says:

    Is it true David going to do another solo tour in September 2020( as seen on FB). Really hope so & PLEASE do Wolverhampton. Xx

  94. Tracey Shearing says:

    Thank you for the brilliant night at Potters, thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Great atmosphere & lovely to meet up with Friends. I’ve ended up back in hospital, overdid it a tad, but it was so worth it, & I’d do it again in a heartbeat, as I know, ” it’s gonna be alright”. Please say thanks to the band & will look forward to seeing you all again soon.. Again thanks for everything.
    Best wishes to all

  95. Denise says:

    Is there any truth in the rumour that there’s going to be a mini tour Sept 2020??? Or is this just wishful thinking ???

  96. Vanessa says:

    Just got back from potters. Great show but two things David refused a friend of mine a selfie (twice) once when leaving the restaurant and also outside. Also did not do a encore which was a shame. Lovely to see him eating in the restaurant with his adoring fans at dinner and breakfast. Will wait to see where he is performing next year excited

  97. barbara says:

    Hi David what a great night at Potters you and the band where amazing an what great news you announced, have started saving already can’t wait exciting times.

    Thank you xx

  98. Anna says:

    Hi David well what a great show at potters. Really enjoyed the show and the resort was amazing .
    And thank you for answering my question about opera ha ha …..
    Also please say a hello to your keyboard player from the lady who had trouble parking a fiat 500 in a bus space with loud music blaring out ha ha he is a cutie ..

  99. Sally says:

    Hello David,
    Outstanding performance as Always!
    The Band are incredible – Gerry “O’Moffatt’s” choreography
    The best!
    Loved choice of songs – Potters is the place to be, on a Sunday Night!
    And, with West Ham’s win, this weekend, Another Glorious, Good Day!
    Love Sally XX

  100. Mary Mullett says:

    David ,A magical time at Potters .It’s yes to a tour from me!Mary

  101. Gill says:

    Have fun at Potters -We will be missing you x

  102. Anna says:

    Well ….
    Who says no such thing as universal magic……..

    Dear David
    I was stressing for ages about potters and having to go on my own.
    Every day, during my meditation practice I set my intention … please please universe let something amazing happen help me to get my sister Caterina a room … ha ha I even bargained with the universe …I’ll give up this ,that and the other all important things that mean a lot to me …. ummmm to no avail so I resigned my self to …o well not this time and so on good Friday during my meditation I said ok universe I’m not going to go I dont feel totally comfortable . I’m going to give my place up and donate it to someone as I didn’t want to waste the booking . It had been part d and just seemed silly to waste it.
    so I thought ok on Tuesday I’m going to either paste here or your twitter page or potters and say can I donate my booking I wanted to give to someone who maybe wanted to see you but either couldn’t afford to or just missed the opportunity to purchase a ticket .so that was it mind made up ..
    Sorry David essex see you another time have a great performance and night and wishing you well . Ha ha …
    Anyway on the Saturday was at Caterina house in Peterborough preparing a typical southern napoletan Easter dish so hands full of eggs Parmesan cheese pepper pasta mixing all up , phone starts ringing and I look was just about to ignore it when suddenly I felt wave pass through me and I thought answer It … It’s potters resort And it was. They had a room come available that morning and would I like it …

    Yes …
    wow booked and payed it so now Caterina is coming with me much to her delight and mine so you see… power of disire ha ha I’m so happy and want to thank all here who kindly asked me to join them if I got lonely …thank you so very much .

    So see you Sunday xxx

  103. Marie Lester says:

    Just wanted to tell David that he is still an amazing songwriter and performer – I have been a huge fan since 1972 I was 11 – I am now 58 and the song If I Could is still one of my favorite songs today – such conversational lyrics – and a beautiful meldy – you should have had a lot more Grammy nominations over the years – but we all know that is so pol itical – live you David – don’t stop what you’re doing – I live in Florida now hope you and your family are well – Thank You for 50 years of awesome music – Marie

  104. Sally from Somerset says:

    THANK YOU David for a fabulous show @ Bournemouth last night, you and the band looked like you had really good time and we certainly did. Looking forward to Potters – How lucky are we that you keep on doing shows – love and appreciate all that you do x
    Sally from Somerset

  105. Kathleen Howland says:

    Hi David saw you in Leeds last week you were brilliant as usual

  106. Pat says:

    Hi guys again I’m like a penny, went to see the legends tour last night, what a fantastic night!! You where even more fantastic than ever smokey les mcewin Bay city rollers suzi quotro how does she do that.?but you was the star David, so funny and your voice has just got stronger didn’t want you to end at all,shut your eyes and back to the 70s,you signed a birthday card for me to give my sister she sobbed her heart out with disbelief I want to thank you for that so much, I spoke to you last time about trying to get the i’ll be missing you final tour CD /DVD and told you that David from Nyquest had put off doing anymore till October but seems like they have gone into liquidation for the 3rd time as much as I have to say I would give my right arm to have it fans and I are gutted we won’t only saying it to maybe not using that company

  107. Denise martin says:

    Hi David just want to say what a fab evening it was last night at Nottingham, thank you for the memories, it’s a shame it wasn’t longer.and thank you to your wonderful band, see you in future events xx

  108. Gill says:

    Nottingham last night just one word WOW!! roll on Liverpool!…x

  109. Gill says:

    Another fantastic night in Newcastle !! thanks so much xx

  110. Lynne says:

    Brilliant night at Legends Live in Brighton last night and lovely to see your family sitting in the row behind us x

  111. Mark Saunders says:

    I wonder if anyone can help us at Shanklin & District History Society. We know that David stayed in Shanklin for six weeks during the filming of That Will Be The Day. Does anybody know the address of where he stayed? Any help much appreciated, Mark.

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Mark, he rented a house in Binstead, Isle Of Wight. David doesn’t remember the address, sorry.

  112. Ann says:

    David, thank you so much for your performance in Cardiff tonight. You and the band were amazing as always. You were such a gentleman to us after whilst we waited for you to come out. I know you were only kidding last year, but I can dream of riding pinion with you. By the way we weren’t following you afterwards, we saw you dive into the Park Hotel. Perhaps it was just to get away from us, but Sylvia was going for her taxi and I was headed for my train home. Until next time, God Bless XXXX

  113. Gill says:

    Amazing night in Leeds you certainly “Shine Like a diamond” xx

  114. Ann says:

    Sylvia and I will be in the front row at Cardiff tonight. So very much looking forward to it. You and all the band give such a wonderful performance. It has been a joy growing up alonside you even though sadly we’re like Ships That Pass In The Night. Rock On.

  115. Julie Ann Dever says:

    Amazing fun time last night at legends live Manchester, Thank you for the memories David x

  116. Pat says:

    Hi guys I thought you might want to know, for 6/7 months I’ve been trying to get the i’ll be missing you final tour CD dvd, off David meehen at Nyquest to no avail, I have just received another email saying it may be October before there presumably printing some more then, that would mean I’ve been waiting for over 12 months, he is arguing I had refund but he told me he was getting more in so stupid me paid again then had no refund but I have proof anyway that I couldn’t care about, I know I’m not the only one who has desperately been trying to get this, I know I would want to know if it was me, it has really upset me because it was a very personal reason for this wich I know I won’t ever get now and other fans of David’s, I apologise for going on as I have but it’s upset to say this c’mon wolves on Sunday

  117. Di White says:

    Thank you xxx will get the card sent off to you for signing xxxx

  118. CCazzie MORTON says:

    Welldont know how u and band feel but we are dead nervous x we will be there Saturday so look out mate x

  119. Di White says:

    Hi, how much notice do you need to send a signed Birthday card please? My Sister would lurve one…

    Many Thanks


  120. Sally Lowe from Somerset says:

    Message to Anna – echoing Tracey’s and Caz’s replies – you are never alone at a DE show, always someone to share a tale or two with!

    “Here we are all together” sums it up nicely eh David? All of us here together, by plane and car and train, we’ll make it all the same, we’ll catch his smiling eyes, we’ll laugh until we cry – what a day, what a time ……… Don’t worry Anna, just look out for the gang at the front of the stage.

    I stopped taking my wonderful hubby to tours years ago so I could use the money I saved on his ticket to go to more shows ! The things we do eh? You could almost write a book!!

    Can’t wait to see you and the band on stage again ……… not long now, counting the days.

    Sally from Somerset X


    • Tracey Shearing says:

      Hi Sally, hope you’re well, was just thinking bet you will be at Potters, see you there.
      Love Trace. Xx

  121. Anna says:

    Thank you
    Tracie I appreciate your offer and will try to find you to say hello .

    • Tracey Shearing says:

      Anna, it’s no problem, you will probably hear me before you see me! But we’re like an advert for Specsavers, Cazz included, lol. We will keep an eye out for you, don’t be on your own, we’re a likeable bunch. X

  122. Anna says:

    Hi cazz
    Thank you and I will say hi to you and id love to join you both (Was feeling little apprehensive) your both very kind but then again your david essex fans I wouldn’t expect you not to be . Like attracts like
    And apologies David Essex this is your guest book so just to say looking forward to seeing you at potters

  123. CCazzie MORTON says:

    Well I’ve watched the two England games and I’m well impressed
    Especially Our Declan Rice and Callum Wilson from my town Coventry went to same school as Hubby who played regularly for Cov boys x so will be good comp I think 4 a change x Rock on x

  124. CCazzie MORTON says:

    Hi mate hope u and Sue Sonny Levi all ok x looking forward to tour also dreading it cause lots wrong with both of us so think we will be worn out but so worth it and wouldn’t miss you 4 the world xx
    Anna u can always sit with me and Soo 4 dinner etc u must know us Cazz and Soo I have mobility scooter and red I’m my hair and Soo is the dark haired pretty one x please say hello if nothing else x hope rehearsals go well David luv ya c ya x

  125. Anna says:

    Hello David
    Hope your well
    I’ve just provisionally booked for potters unfortunately when they first called me to book for 2 I was in New Zealand so with the12 hr time difference It was awquard to get through and book . However today sitting in my car waiting for my ayvedic appointment I suddenly thought about you and potters so on impulse phoned them thinking they will be sold out of places rooms and tickets to my amazment they had one room left so I was stunned thinking wow thanking universe god whomever thank you …..thought I’d treat my sister Catrina too however whist I was put on hold channel the receptionist/booking lady says I, really sorry only have place for one person noooooooo so I was desperately trying to get Catrina in can we share a single bed can you put a cot in the room we can top and tail ha ha ha in my head I’m panicking please please please say yes so off she goes trying to fit Caterina in . And I’m sitting panacking how do I go on my own it’s a 5 course dinner then a disco then breakfast along with the use of facilities … she returned with bad the room they have can’t accommodate a cot …
    She kindly held the ticket for 48 hours . So now I have to bite the bullet and think it through driving from Essex to potters that’s ok no Biggy but then I’m going to be there alone sitting at a single table having dinner ha ha then watching you which in itself is ok as there will be 100s of lovely ladies there .so I’ll just mingle in between the crowd breakfast I’m ok with I think ha ha ..during the day after check in I can have a walk about do my meditation and yoga maybe visit the spa I don’t really know but I’m in a dilemma because I don’t want to stand out and look like a sad person ha ha or worst a stalker or even strange so if anyone else is on there own and are braver then me please let me know I’d feel better I really want to go so if you happen to see this one person on there own I’m not strange I promise …ha ha I will think this through more likely I will just call back bite the bullet and pay that’s it then have to do it …..ha ha ha you see David the things we do to see you preform ha ha ha

    • Tracey shearing says:

      Hi Anna, you’re never alone at a DE concert! My friend & i met a lovely lady last year that was on her own & she teamed up with us. If you want your more than welcome to sit at our table with us. All you need to do is contact Potters, give them my name ask to sit with us & they will call me to confirm.

  126. CCazzie MORTON says:

    Feeling forgotten Boohoo xxxx

  127. Sissy says:

    Was listening to the previews for the new Robin Hood movie and noticed that the intro music – baseline – sounded a lot like your song “Rock On”. If you get millions from the lawsuit I get half . Just kidding…. looked it up but have not seen anything that you have a proved it just thought you might be interested after all these years you still rock on.

  128. Ian Cooper says:

    Where was the Video for the David Essex song a winters
    tale filmed?

  129. CCazzie MORTON says:

    One more I grieve for the loss of site of u x that’s enough I’m off x

  130. CCazzie MORTON says:

    Oh and selfishly I’d like to mention it’s my birthday 2nd of March so bit older when we see u in Cardiff Nottingham 02 Birmingham and Bournemouth mate xx special mentions are always gobsmacking hehe cheeky as always eh!!

  131. CCazzie MORTON says:

    Hi Mate Hope u Sue Sonny and Levi good , just a thought after radio reading between the lines I think a little tour say 10/15 dates would do u God mate not to mention the medical benefits to me and Soosie hehe Bless u anyway x

  132. Sally says:

    Nice Surprise on Radio 2 this afternoon. Cool choice of music, Especially Baker Street. Was good to hear Lamplight as always. Great interview, love the 70’s, and trip down memory lane in April with Legends Tour! Rock On David! Love Sally (Essex) x

  133. Elizabeth Taylor says:

    Hi I was wondering if there are any
    plans to play in Scotland in the future?

    • Tracey Shearing says:

      Hi Guys, has Glasgow now been added as an extra date for this Year’s Legends tour? Only it’s not being advertised anywhere! I know it wasn’t on the original listings & the arena were telling us that Tony Denton promotions hadn’t approached them for the tour to go there this Year.
      Any info would be welcome.
      Thanks Tracey.x

      • Content Editor says:

        So sorry, I think as David has always gone there with his own personal tours we totally forgot the Legends tour doesn’t. Sorry to disappoint

  134. Denise Cave says:

    Hi David just to let you know that my beloved cat Twinkle passed away. She was a good friend and saw me through some dark times over the past twelve years. I shall not have another cat or dog as its hard to look after them in a wheelchair. So I will share my love at a distance with Levi and who is Pickles please? Love from Denise xx

    • Content Editor says:

      David was sorry to hear about Twinkle, it’s so hard when these pets are such a big part of our lives.
      Pickle is his very chilled tabby cat.

  135. Pat says:

    Hi guys hope to find you and your family are well, I was wondering if there is any chance i could send you a birthday card for David to sighn please to Jackie and let me know where to send it, if it wasn’t for Jackie I wouldn’t be here,she is my sister, carer and best friend anyone could ask for,she helps me with my MH and physical health,she has saved me from not wanting to live anymore when I’m in hospital every single day she is there,she is my life, could could David put a special thank you to her please, we have gone every where you are from top of the pops to Elf, much appreciated thank you so much for taking the time to read this see you in your legends tour..?

  136. Rina Sugden says:

    hi so thrilled you are to tour again along with other great acts. We will be at the Leeds concert and cant wait. It will be wonderful to see you again after being at your final concert we thought that was it! See you in Leeds 5th April and thanks for all you have given us over the years. love Rina X

  137. Gill says:

    Thank you so much David…and Levi… really made my day!! Chuffed to bits ! Love Gill n Lexi x

  138. Paul says:

    Hi just found a Jackie magazine in my garage Valentine’s Day one 1975 signed love David if I took a picture of it and sent it to you could you clarify it’s your signing it’s been kept in the dark for years and is like new thanks Paul

  139. Sally says:

    My Birthday has been made today, have the best present Ever! A full size cardboard cut out of David Essex!!! A “Legends” concert in my own front room! Hilarious! Thank you! Love Sally (Essex) x

  140. Doreen Whittle says:

    Hello David looking forward to seeing you in April hope you had a great Christmas and a good rest Wishing you and your family all the best in 2019 Doreen

  141. Tracey shearing says:

    Hi Guys, really sorry to be such a pain. I did email you as again I don’t want the relevant People to see the post regarding Birthday cards. Can you please let me know if you received the email?
    Many thanks

  142. I love your films tv work and music david the 70s was a golden time.

    love your films tv work and music the 70s was brilliant thanks david .

  143. Sally says:

    Hi David, My daughter gave Birth to A Beautiful Baby Girl last
    Night! Harley – She is absolutely Beautiful, I had to share the News!
    So Exciting! Gonna Make You A Star…. FOREVER! Love Sally (Essex)x Oh. My Heart Beats Like a Drum, crashing like a cymbal, Burning like the SUN X

  144. Paula says:

    Hi, I know you probably get thousands of messages like this but my mum is the big 60 in February. Would it be possible for you to send a birthday card?
    My mum missed out meeting you years ago when you were stuck in the snow outside her sister’s house. My aunt helped dig you and your manager at the time out of the snow just outside Kington. For years, my mum held this against her sister Vera, saying if she’d of rang she would have walked the 6miles to see you, to which my aunt always laughed and said don’t be silly it was snowing.
    My mum would be so chuffed with a birthday card if this is possible?

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Paula, David would be more than happy to send her a signed photo wishing her a happy birthday. Just leave an address on here or you can send a birthday card to us for him to sign.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

      D E Management,
      PO Box 1018,
      RH12 9TQ

  145. Jackie says:

    Hi thank you so much for getting back to me. I’ve literally just checked my emails and was coming on here to leave a message for you to say Nyquest have emailed me aid they are getting some more sorry to have troubled you. See you in legends David. X

  146. Gill says:

    Thanks so much for mams lovely card, much appreciated means a lot ! xx

  147. Tracey Shearing says:

    Hi All & especially David,
    Just like to say thank you so much for the Birthday Card. Taking time out from your busy schedule during the Elf run to sign a card for me is so appreciated. Hope you had a great New Year & are having a well earned rest, again thank you.

  148. Jackie says:

    Happy New year guys.. Sorry to bother you I really am but I’ve messaged you before because I was trying to get David’s I’ll be missing you final tour CD /DVD I tried again in November but I haven’t had a refund so we assumed it may be on the way because at that time they had them in we tried pats daughter that time, but she has emailed them numerous times. The main reason I’m telling you is incase any other fans seem to get the same problem they have still said they are waiting for David to release more. I’m so sorry to bother you..

    • Essex Admin says:

      They are out of stock and more will be pressed, but don’t know the date sorry. Nyquest should be able to let you know when.

  149. Denise martin says:

    Elf was spectacular thank you and everyone else that was in it, we saw the last show in Nottingham, fabulous, the whole family came.
    Myself and my daughter will see you Legends live Nottingham, .happy healthynew year to you and all your family, xxx

  150. Liz Dyer says:

    Hi , Happy New Year to you David and family.
    I would like to know if you are performing at 70’s In the sun this July?
    Skiddle ticket agency confirmed you were in the line up so I bought tickets I also shared the info on the f/b group past present future of which I am a moderator! I have now been Informed that you are not by “in the park”.
    Skiddle still confirmed you were to me this morning. Apparently myself and any members of our group will not be able to get refunds as line up is subject to change!

    • Essex Admin says:

      Happy New Year to you too Liz.
      We don’t know anything about Skiddle ticket agency, I’m so sorry.
      Always check this website and David’s twitter for any future shows or concerts.I know it’s too late now, but please check with us in future if you’re not sure.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  151. Susan says:

    Happy New Year David

  152. Jenny says:

    Happy New Year David love always Jenny (from Dorset) xx❤️

  153. Sally says:

    Happy New Year! Gonna Make You A Star, Playing in The Railway in Stratford!! Love Sally X (East London)

  154. Emma Scargill says:

    Thank you and all the cast for a fabulous show and your time after. Hope you had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year! Best wishes for 2019. X

  155. liza morris says:

    hi david, hope you are keeping well? – thanks to talking pictures TV for showing grimaldi: the funniest man in the world, mini movie yesterday – you looked and sounded amazing as Charles Dickens – merry xmas and a happy new year to you and your family xxx from Liza

  156. Jenny says:

    Happy Christmas Dear David love from Jenny (from Dorset ) xxx❤️

  157. Jackie says:

    Merry Christmas David to you and all your family thank you for everything you have done for my sister pat and me you was fantastic in elf the musical spectacular we both loved it..we was talking about Christmas 1982 you on top of the pops singing winters tale you were fantastic then as you are now..

  158. Mary mullett says:

    Dear David,loved Elf was a good happy feeling show.Looking forward to 2 Legends Live.Happy Christmas to you and your family.Mary

  159. Michael Weston says:

    Elf was a brilliant show, I was wondering if David was going to be in the next production of Scrooge
    Many Thanks

  160. sylvia says:

    how i loved to hear you sing winters tale….. it is the most lovely and seasonal music and left me feeling so calm and relaxed….. wish it was played more, so much rubbish not enough class and style. thank you

  161. Gill says:

    Merry Christmas David, Sue, Sonny Levi and Pickle hope you have a fantastic Christmas along with the rest of your family……..Really hope we make it to Nottingham next week to see Elf….love Gill n Edith xx

  162. Sally says:

    Happy Christmas to you David, Susan & Family, Have a GREAT one! Love Sallyxxx (Essex)

  163. Denise Cave says:

    Happy Christmas David and a Healthy, prosperous New Year.

  164. Susan says:

    Merry Christmas David from Susan & Lance

  165. Carol Morton says:

    Hi Mate ELF was spectacular and u were as always fantastic x Won’t be at Brum Sunday as I’m really ill with Gastro Enterhituis .might even have 2 be hospitalised x So think of me missing you please x Soo will be there with some of our gaggle of Kids and grandkids x God bless you heard u wernt well x Love to Bronia Barry and all Elfs anywhere x Cazz so so sad and Soo

  166. Julie Ann Dever says:

    Best wishes for Christmas David Essex. I will never forget you, lots of happy times, all tucked away inside my special memories box.

  167. Jackie says:

    Hi guys any chance i could have a signed Xmas card for my sister pat we hoping to see you on Friday in brum if pat is up to going please..merry Christmas and a prosperous New year..thank you for all you have done for us this year good will to all your family..x

  168. Ann Popham says:

    David, I saw you with Sylvia in Elf at Cardiff this afternoon. You were brilliant as always. Have a wonderful Christmas with your family. Very much looking forward to seeing you from the centre front row in Cardiff for the Legends Tour on 6 April. Wishing you all the very best for 2019 xxxxxxx Pinion pal.

  169. joan says:

    Can anyone tell me how long the performance of elf is please

  170. Sally from Somerset says:

    Great show tonight and thank you so much for signing programme. Looking forward to seeing you again in Nottingham meanwhile wishing you and all your family a wonderful Christmas xx
    Sally from Somerset

  171. Denise Davies Parsons says:

    Please please can I have a signed birthday card for April 20th I’ve been a fan since the 70s I will be 59 followed you to many of your shows Thanks ❤️

  172. Paul Clarkson says:

    Hi David
    I used to live in Percy Road Canning Town. I think you lived in the street next to mine Clarence Road.
    I remember when you revisited Star Lane school in the seventies with a camera crew and was also filming on Peggy Leggy steps.
    What was that documentary called as I would really love to see that again as I was young at the time maybe eight to ten years old.
    Paul Clarkson

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Paul, I remember doing it but don’t know what it was called, sorry. Good luck finding it.
      Best wishes – David

  173. Gill says:

    Good Luck With Elf looking forward to seeing it soon.. and lots of faces we know too in the cast…hope all goes well xx…Thanks so much again xx

  174. Anna says:

    Thank you

    Wishing you a magical Christmas

  175. Carol Morton says:

    Hi mate we doing Cardiff Elf and Brum and 4 arenas so far x your cards on the way x hope u have lovely Xmas and new year not too well myself and Soo struggles too bit we keep trying x send is a card fpll x much love Cazz and Soo x

  176. Anna says:

    Hi David an elderly friend of mine called Gwen whom had wanted to meet you for years came to one of your concerts in Southend on sea It was her first visit after years of being a devoted fan she was so happy to have had the opportunity to meet you I’m not sure if you remember ….
    And just wondered f you could wish her well today

    Best wishes

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Anna,
      It’s quite possible that I would have met Gwen, but to be honest I get to see so many people and couldn’t say for sure.
      Best wishes – David

  177. Pippa says:

    Thanks again for your help answering where A Winter’s Tale was filmed. I had an email from Simon King yesterday, confirming that his Dad directed the shoot and he was cameraman. It was filmed near Hexworthy on Dartmoor in Devon – I thought it looked familiar! Really appreciate your help.

  178. Please send me a signed Christmas card as ive been a fan since the 70s first seen you at the globe Stockton-on-Tees seen you several times at Darlington Newcastle & Harrogate I have you a gift of a West Ham wallet last year have a great xmas wish I could see you in Elf but I’m not well enough to travel as I’m waiting to have surgery but when I’m well I will find you haha love from a loyal fan take care Denise Davies Parsons x❤️

  179. Denise Cave says:

    I enjoyed reading the interview in ‘Yours’ magazine this week. Is David planning on writing any more books in the near future please. I realise these things take time LOL! xx

  180. Beverly McCready says:

    Hi David, it’s my 60th birthday on Christmas Eve, it would make my day receiving a card from you. I once walked down the street with Susan and you after ATFOTF in Glasgow. Been a fan since Rock on. .
    – it’s on its way

  181. deb seward says:

    Hi David family from Tasmania Australia. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas

  182. Sally says:

    Hi David, Just to say, have lots of fun in Elf this Christmas! “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!!!” Love Sallyx (Essex)

  183. Jackie says:

    Hi guys that’s a shame but won’t stop trying..i have to share this with you pat (my sister) who we both adore david but pat listens to David’s music all the time..her daughter took her (pats) grandson shopping and in the one shop they were in David’s winters tale was playing she said to her 3 year old who is singing this he shouted David essex the woman in the shop said blimey David Essex’s fans are getting younger..ha ha we thought it was hilarious ..

  184. Pippa says:

    Hi. I was interested to see that you answered a question earlier about the location of the video for A Winter’s Tale being somewhere in Dorset. Bits of the video look like they could be set on Dartmoor or Exmoor. I present a radio show in Devon and would love to clarify this – so that I could mention it when we play David’s song this Christmas. Many thanks in advance.

    • Content Editor says:

      It was directed by the late John King and the brilliant film maker Simon King, his son, who was known for his nature films. Unfortunately David doesn’t remember where it was shot exactly.

  185. Jackie says:

    Hi I’m not a stalker I promise you but yet to no avail I don’t suppose you know anywhere else I may be able to get the cd/dvd from..david did send a lovely signed photo with some lovely words and she is so grateful thank you..David essex OBE you are one fantastic and 100pc popular man..thank you so much for your time and effort to help me much appreciated..

    • Content Editor says:

      This is the only company that is selling them, sorry.

    • Tracey shearing says:

      Jackie, it really does take a Month or more to receive the DVD! Just looked at my invoice from when I previously ordered it & from order to delivery it took 5 weeks, 3 Days to get here. With it coming up to Christmas as well it may take longer. Be patient cos it will get there providing you ordered it correctly. I had an invoice from the Company confining my order, hope that helps.
      Best wishes to you & Pat

  186. Bev Mannering says:

    Hi David,
    Hope you are keeping well. I had to write this, when you do Elf the Musical in Cardiff in December, my nephew Kian Swainston is going to be one of the dancers, i’m so proud of him he is really good & its even better knowing that he is on stage with you David. Good luck with the Musical not that you will need it, it will be a hit. I’ve followed you since 1978, first time at Grand Theatre, Leeds & 45 times since then & enjoyed every show that you have done you are a true entertainer & gentleman.

    Love & best wishes

    Bev xx

  187. Katie Gray says:


    I sent a card into you for David to sign for my mums birthday, this was sent in over 3 weeks ago and i haven’t received it back. I just wondered if you had received it.

    • Content Editor says:

      Hi, you sent it to the old P.O Box address I think. We did send one off today. If you don’t receive it, please let us know.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

      • Katie Gray says:

        Card still not received, it was sent to the below address as instructed by yourselves,
        thanks Katie
        D E Management, PO Box 1018, HORSHAM, RH12 9TQ

        • Content Editor says:

          I’m so sorry Katie, if you’ve not received it we definitely haven’t had it. David is back and forth at the moment as he’s rehearsing for ‘Elf’. I can get him to send a signed photo for her? If you can leave me her name and an address.
          Kind regards
          D E Management

  188. Lorna says:

    I’m coming along next year after poor health. Watched 2 very different documentries 1 being the hype of Evita before it staged. I saw Evita as part of my history written exam It taught me more in 2 hours than 6+weeks in a term. I can thank Tim for that and the fact he states you were the best ever Che.YOU distant cad yourself.
    I sadly watched the cassidy documentry as he was on my 1st OIALT tour. I simply love your music. The poppy bits but the darker bits you listen to on your headohones

  189. Anna says:

    David , Your more the than welcome . Thank you for taking the time to read and replying to my messages

  190. Mary mullett says:

    Hi David,Just watched the documentary about Evita and some rare footage of you in this.I never saw the show but wished I had.The programme was very imformative.Well done for playing Che.Looking forward to seeing Elf.Mary

  191. Jackie says:

    Hi guys and thank you Tracey have done so again they have taken the money again but not received it yet waiting to see if they refund me again then I don’t know what to do thank you so much for trying to help me just gutted because I really wanted to give it to my sister she is in a bad place at the moment and I know how much much david means to her..our brother passed away and left all his collections of David lps to her and she won’t play them they mean so much to her will se what happens..thank you so much for your time

    • Content Editor says:

      I do hope it gets sorted. If you’d like a signed photo for you sister just leave your address on here and we can do that for you.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

    • Tracey shearing says:

      Jackie, last time I ordered from them it took over a Month to receive it.x

  192. Anna says:

    Hello David

    I love visiting this site after work lim fortunate and lucky to live in a 500 year old cottage on 6 aches with a lake in front , open fire in lounge and my lovely Arga in the kitchen keeping the winter chill at bay’s where I’m sitting right now with a hot cuppa. my 3 dogs curled up by my feet … it’s peaceful it’s quiet and perfect time to read all these lovely messages that are sent to you . Some sad others hopefull some happy but most of all the kindness and love all your fans send your way . How very Lucky you are, definitely a charmed life but how very Lucky are we all to have had you touch lives in such a wonderful positive way ….. and have you here in our life time …… you are truely blessed, and so are we ha ha and your humble and kind, thank you David essex ha ha as my neighbours , (local Irish travellers, ) say …ahh ther’ll be a place in heaven fer yer….. ha ha ha Xxx Anna

  193. Tracey shearing says:

    Hi Jackie the link is working for the DVD cos I’ve just bought one for a friend. If you scroll down the link & click ‘add to Cart’ then scroll & click ‘checkout’ the link will take you to where you fill in your details. Hope that helps.

  194. Jackie says:

    Apologies if you need to contact me then please use my email..sorry for the inconvenience…

    • Content Editor says:

      Not at all Jackie, will you try as the Tracey suggests and let us know if it works.

      Tracey Shearing:
      Hi Jackie the link is working for the DVD cos I’ve just bought one for a friend. If you scroll down the link & click ‘add to Cart’ then scroll & click ‘checkout’ the link will take you to where you fill in your details. Hope that helps.

  195. Jackie says:

    Hi guys I’m hoping you can help me I left you a message asking where to get David’s I’ll be missing you last night and you left a link for me to go there I’ve tried twice but apparently they haven’t any and are waiting to see if David releasas anymore..

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Jackie, not sure why they’ve said that, as it’s nothing to do with David releasing more. I’ll get in touch with them and forward your e-mail.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  196. Mark says:

    Hi David Essex where was the winter’s tale video location

  197. Fred Woodrow says:

    Basildon Operatic Society have just been granted the licence to perform the regional amateur premiere of Evita. It an incredible achievement for us and it’s going to be extremely expensive for us to produce this magnificent show. As you can imagine we are absolutely thrilled to have been allowed this privilege. We will be needing to promote this show as much as is at all possible. In short, with David’s highly successful involvement in Evita, we wondered if he could help in any way whatsoever with the promotion or publicity. Our production opens on 22nd May, 2018 at the Towngate Theatre, Basildon, Essex and if there is the remotest chance that David could attend the opening that would be totally amazing, or any performance come to that. If this is not possible perhaps a brief note of encouragement to our cast as this is the biggest thing and by far the most expensive show that this Society has ever put on. I hope this is not too much to ask, so please forgive me if this is so. I look forward to hearing from you in due course. Kind regards.

    • Content Editor says:

      To the cast and crew of Balsildon Operatic Society,
      Every good wish for your production of Evita – go well
      David Essex

  198. Jackie says:

    Hi David I have to tell you how grateful I am for what you have done for pat.ive literally left her and for the first time in months she has sobbed with happy tears she said ” that’s it I will be going to see elf and legends tour” and ive surprised her with a booking at potters she is so poorly and sometimes finds it hard to put one foot in front of the other,you are a true legend and a pure gentleman, thank you thank you so much..

  199. Alfie Lawrence says:

    Hi David, it is my partner Janice 60th Birthday on the 8 December, she has always been a huge fan of yours, I was wondering if you would be kind enough to send a signed photo with a birthday message on it to her. Her and her best friend will be coming to see you at Potters in April. Thank you for taking the time to consider this. I look forward ,to hearing from you.
    Kind regards

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Alfie, yes he’d be more than happy. Please leave your address, it won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  200. Liz says:

    Hi David,
    So looking forward to next April! Booked to see you in Brighton for Legends(although I do think you should be headlining!) and now husbands booked up to see you at Potters! Unfortunately failed to get him to book Elf but it is a long way from us! My poor husband(Essex overload)So excited! Can’t wait!
    Best wishes
    Liz ❤️

  201. Jackie says:

    Hello David I’ve just realised I put my address for all to see I’m sorry but didn’t know another way to do it apologise for my mistake..

  202. Liz Dyer says:

    Hi, I left my address but don’t know if you’ve seen it! Not great with computers so don’t know if I’ve done it right!
    If you could let me know that would be great!
    Thanx Liz x

  203. Tracey shearing says:

    Hi David & All,hope all is well, just to say another huge thanks for doing Potters again next Year, it’s all booked & my friend & I are thoroughly looking forward to it. Hopefully it won’t be as hot as this Year though,we all melted!
    Best wishes Trace & Lorraine.x

  204. Sally says:

    Hello David, haha! Nice interview on
    Lorraine! Looking forward to
    Seeing you in the Legends Tour! Also, you must have known Twiggy, just as my Aunt made her famous in the modelling world!! The Glitz & Glamour!! Love Sally (Essex) x

  205. Gill says:

    Another big Thank You David all over the moon!! xx…hugs to Levi and Pickle x

  206. steven drury says:


    Please could you send, a signed photo for me of David

    ” To Patty”

    All the best.
    It would be so much appreciated,

  207. Jackie says:

    Hello David do you know anywhere that I might be able to get the dvd and cd of the i’ll be missing you final tour and last sister pat wants it partly because we live in Wolverhampton..she has been through hell and back with her physical health and mental health so could I trouble you and ask if I send you a card for her could you sign it please? I’m trying so hard to give her a reason to fight all this and getting the dvds and cds Im sorry to ask you but I’m trying so hard to help her but every day is a battle for her..we have followed you for years way back to seeing you in top of the pops if you help I would be so grateful.m

  208. Judy Norton B.A. says:

    David’s music touched me when I was around 10 years old, his eyes used to melt me. Most of the kids I knew didn’t even know who David Essex was but I didn’t care, I really had the biggest crush on you and my heart used to flutter every time I saw those eyes. Well, I saw those eyes again for the first time today, I haven’t really looked into your career or what you have been doing for 30 years or so but I just wanted to see what you had been up to and wow you have been a busy man. I found my heart fluttering when I saw your website photo. So its good to know that you still make my heart tingle after 44 years. Thank you for all of your music, congratulations on your OBE and I wish I could attend your concert tour next year but I don’t live in England. Anyway, good luck with it all and best of luck. Where can I get copies of your early albums (the remastered ones). Thanks again for all of your efforts and you have aged really well. You are a very good looking man and I am sure that hundreds of women must tell you that every day. Thanks again. xx

  209. David de Roeck says:

    Hello David, I left a message a few days ago but haven`t received a reply.
    I am not very good at computers so I don`t know if you received it.
    Best wishes
    David de Roeck

  210. Denise martin says:

    Sadly my mum passed away Margaret, you sent her a signed photo one year and she treasured it, next Monday is her funeral and we are having A winters Tale which she loved.
    Thank you for sending the photo.
    And I will see you at ELF with all our family in Nottingham. And Legends Live Nottingham,.cant wait.
    My very best wishes Denise , from Loughborough.

  211. Lynsey says:

    My Mum is a (very) big fan of yours and it is approaching her 60th birthday. I woundered if you could possibly share what you where doing or a memory from 1958 as I putting together a gift for her. Thank you for taking the time to read this.

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Lynsey,
      David remembers being introduced to Rock and Roll by his cousin Eddie, Little Richard etc.

  212. Liz says:

    Hi David,
    I’ve been a fan of yours for over 40 years. Seen you many times over the years! Will be seeing you at Brighton Legends. Sadly I’ve never met you to get your autograph It’s my 54th birthday at the end of the month October! It would so make my day if I could have a signed picture of you! It would take pride of place in my house! I will understand if you can’t as I know you are a very busy man!
    Liz x

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Liz, please leave your address on here and we can do that for you. You’re address won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  213. Anna says:


    Nais Tuke

  214. Please come to Cincinatti, OH area for a concert!!!! I have Stage 3 liver disease and it has always been my dream to see you in concert!!!!

  215. Sally says:

    Hi David, Great to see you, looking well on Good Morning Britain recently. My Daughter asked last night if I had seen the advert with David Essex in his Christmas cardigan for Elf! I haven’t, as I live out in the sticks, and don’t get London adverts! Anyway, telling Mum the story, she hasn’t seen it yet! And then she says it will all be alright!!! What’s the song?! It’s Gonna Be Alright Mum!!!! Would love to see Elf at Christmas! Let’s hope Santa has got me on his Nice list!!! Love Sally (Essex) x

  216. Janet Hocking says:

    Hi i am wondering if it would be possible to have a message from David as its my birthday & i have been unwell. A message would cheer me up.
    Thank you.

  217. david a. COWART says:


  218. Angie says:

    Hi David
    Hope you and your family are well, it’s my birthday today and my husband gave me a great gift to go ahead and buy tickets for elf or legends or both…so after nearly 40 years I will finally get to see you live, and travelling all the way from South Africa (my parents wouldn’t let me come see you at sun city) can’t wait to be on holiday in the UK in Dec and see one of my idols.
    Thanks for the entertainment.

  219. Pj says:

    Hi my step dad claims to be David Essex cousin can you confirm this?? It would make good reading on our family tree if it’s true

  220. Lee Jay says:

    Hi I am trying to make contact with David Essex management in the hope of recording an interview for broadcast on Radio 1 Malaga Spain

    Please could you advise an Email address


    Lee Jay

  221. Thank you so much David for your signed card received yesterday it made my Birthday very special :) xxxxxx Cheryl Williams, Nuneaton

  222. Anna says:

    Good afternoon David
    Thank you for your reply. Ha ha wow …you really did go strawberry picking ..
    Bet you were busy eating those big strawberries and your mum told you off… ha ha
    I only just read your reply and sadly my brother died on Sunday so couldn’t say ahhh you were right … How on Earth he knew that I’ll never know …
    He wasn’t a fan of yours he was mostly into Santana I drove from Essex to Peterborough in my fiat convertible with the roof down playing samba pa ti in memory of him . He did like you and always complained that his wife liked you too ha ha ha

  223. Gill says:

    So pleased to hear about the Legends Tour it`ll be 2 years since we saw you last and just cant wait….seems like forever for us , also bringing some new “Paws” fans with us to the local concert who have never seen you live and are so excited – Great to see you on Tv too looking fab and great Radio interview ……! Went mad and booked 6…..sometimes you just have to travel to see the best well worth it….(and will be great to see Suzie again .) Take care love to all… extra hug for Levi xxxx And Thank You ….Rock On and On x

  224. Denise Cave says:

    What a great 6oth birthday week I’ve had. Firstly they reprinted our photograph in the all our yesterdays page of the Coventry Evening Telegraph and then I saw you on ‘This Morning’. You have inspired me to embrace my age and look forward to my NHS pension this month. Thank you my friend xx

  225. Tracey shearing says:

    Thank you for doing all those interviews David, lovely to see you looking so well, you sounded like you were enjoying them too. Much appreciated.
    Best Wishes Trace.xx

  226. Lesley Edgar says:

    A new legends tour (2019) and NO Scottish dates again!

    What is wrong with Scotland?

    Do you know the additional cost of going to Newcastle or further south are
    prohibitive to many!

  227. Katie Gray says:


    My mum has been a fan of David for over 40 years, and i am also ! Her 60th birthday is coming up and i wondered if it would be possible to arrange a birthday card to be sent and signed from David ?

    Thanks in advance !
    Katie x

  228. Julie Harding says:

    Hello I posted a message yesterday about trying to get tickets for the Legends Live tour..Well I managed to get some this morning in Leeds and it is thanks to a fan of David’s who posted a link on fb. David has just the best fans ever and the support and help so many have given to me over the years and still do is exceptional xx

  229. Julie Harding says:

    Just want to let you know that ever since I found out that David was going to be on the Legends Live tour I have been trying to get tickets for it. This has been very difficult because I knew about it but the venues didn t. Or rather it was not on their websites. I spoke to someone on Sunday on the Leeds Direct phone number and he told me it wasn t showing on his screen . Now it has appeared on their website and I spoke to someone earlier who told me that to get presale you had to be registered on the legends live page a week ago. However a week ago this was impossible as it didn t exist. I am going to try and get tickets on Friday but I will be very disappointed if all the front rows are taken. This is not Davids fault but I just thought you should know that his real fans who try and get to see him wherever he goes are not always being given a fair chance.
    Lots of love
    Julie x

  230. Denise Cave says:

    It’s been 37 years to the day that you and I made headlines together on the front page of the Coventry Telegraph. I still have the large black and white photograph in my lounge that you kindly autographed for me. Happy memories indeed!

  231. Anna says:

    Dear David
    Just quick question please …and of course if you are able to answer it ….

    I went back to my roots yesterday from Wickford Essex to Peterborough cambs where I grew up …to spend quality time with my family and sadly my beautiful kind spiritual brother Salvatore who sadly does not have long to live … but in my attempt to entertainer him with one of my over exergerated funny story’s your name popped up I told him I’d stalked you but not intentionally ha ha that put a smile on his face as I was telling him I’d gone to watch war of the worlds couple years ago in London on my own and you passed me we both went to same tube station and I was terrified to look at you in case you thought I was following you and so I moved away to the next carriage and got on there I did laugh because there you were few feet away from me you looked so normal so relaxed as any other commuter I just couldn’t say can I have a picture with you or an autograph it was your private time you’d finished your job for the evening so my brother looked a me and Said ahhh you missed your chance and I replied no I never because I stood right near him that was special anyway and I get to tell the tale it’s a moment in time out of the ordinary for a laymen person and that makes it a special memory he then looked at me and laughs weakly, and said you know what Anna I heared he use to go strawberry picking in wisbeach like you did, when you were young with mum ,so there you go , your doomed, missed him again ha ha ha we did laugh but I was gobsmacked naaaaaah no way I can’t even imagine mr David essex doing that you are pulling my leg you might be dying but your not going quietly are you want to leave me pondering on that one ha ha

    I remember I was about 10/12 going strawberry picking with my mum in wisbeach (it was my only pocket money ,) we would all hurdle in the van very early in the morning then stop at the gypsy camp somewhere about there and pick up a few of the travellers/ Romany gypsy so there we were load of Italian immergrants and Romany gypsy. I made friends with a young Romany gypsy girl of my age she use to say can’t come to your house your not a gypsy ha ha ha and of course I couldn’t go to hers but I so wanted to the camp always looked welcoming and mysterious …. ha ha anyway you might have been there in that same place somewhere some time …
    if it’s true
    How mad would that be you of course weren’t David essex then ha ha ha
    So is it true did you really go strawberry picking in wisbeach ????????????

  232. Lee Jay says:

    Hi I want to try and arrange a pre record radio inter view with David Essex, is there an email address for DE Management please



  233. Angela Smith says:

    is there any chance of David Essex coming to Australia – it’s been a long time between drinks.

  234. Tracey shearing says:

    Hi all, just a quick enquiry, something showed up on my Twitter feed saying #rhithemusical alongside David’s name, it then went on to say David had signed up to play the part of Jonathan. Is this true? And if so what is Rhi The musical? Cos I can’t find any info on it!
    Thanks & best wishes Trace, xx

  235. Michael Weston says:

    Many thanks for signing my 60th Birthday card it means a lot to me

  236. Brian Shearing says:

    I have no idea if David has any concerts planned for next Year & if my Daughter knows,shes not saying anything,probably because of what I told her earlier. After almost 46 years of being driven mad by David’s music,films,books etc, (I had a brief respite when Tracey left home), I’ve now decided I want to experience for myself what all the rumpus is about! So at 78/79 years old,my Daughter has very reluctantly agreed to take me to a concert,so hopefully,fingers crossed David will do something next Year, my curiosity at this stage really is getting the better of me. But by all accounts, its something I should look forward to, so heres hoping.
    Regards to all, Brian

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Brian, there are no plans at the moment, but any news of tours etc will be on here.

      • Brian Shearing says:

        Thanks for your reply, as you can see from my Daughters reply,i put up with a lot! But happy to say, she is going to take me to the Legends concert in April & shes paying for the ticket,what one yet we don’t know but been told to ‘get my finger out & decide’ because she’ll be booking the tickets asap,so by the time April gets here,i’ll be 79 & going to my first ever Rock Concert,never thought it would be to see David Essex though! Wonder if I still have my white suit from the 70’s? No, Tracey would have me committed.
        Regards to all Brian

    • Tracey shearing says:

      OMG Dad!! I didn’t know you knew David had a website,much less knew how to post on here. I said you could come with me, not sit with me, oh no, you can sit at the back, quietly & in disguise!

  237. Jackie says:

    Thank you so much for finding the time to reply.. You will never believe the happiness you have brought me and pat the arguing who had the best posters going to see you for the first time Trust me whatever you was doing we was there that was me and her shouting “i don’t think so” yep you thought it was the crouds no we have very big mouths lol.. Thank you thank you so much..xx

  238. Mary mullett says:

    Dear David ,There is a paperback book for sale on Amazon called Rock On.Is this an official book? Please let me know.Regards Mary.

  239. Sonia says:

    David thank you so much received my signed photo off you this morning thanks for Birthday wishes sonia xx

  240. joe goyer says:

    love your music

  241. Jackie says:

    Hi there hope to find David and family are helped us so much by doing a signed photo for my sister trying so hard to keep her happy she isn’t well at all…anyway could you tell me if David will be doing a meet and greet at the end of the musical elf at all doubt she will be well enough to see him you think David will ever tour again??..take care of yourself..Jackie..xx

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Jackie, As it’s Arena’s it’s very difficult to do meet and greets and unfortunately we can’t promise anything, sorry.

  242. April barker says:

    Firstly, Thank you very much for your response. I actually found out myself yesterday night when my boyfriend bought me the album! We looked up the wrestler too! How funny! Many thanks again

  243. Sonia says:

    David ive always been your fan but never been able to see you live i was wondering if i please could get a signed photo autograph for my birthday on August 27 i wont treasure it for life xx

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Sonia, David would be more than happy. So sorry for this very late reply, please leave your address on here, thank you.

  244. Marc Harris says:

    Dear David,

    Hope you are well. As an amateur singer-songwriter-guitarist, I’ve always admired your talent, seen you in concert and loved your songs for many years. I wondered if you would be able to assist me please?

    I have been looking for sheet music for your wonderful song Myfanwy – one of my favourites! I have searched on many websites and sheet music sites but unfortunately I have not had any luck so far.

    I have recently noticed that it was released originally on the Arista Records label (according to the info from the cd single available on amazon), which I understand is part of Sony. I emailed Sony over a week ago but have had no reply. Is there any way it would be possible to find out please if this particular sheet music was ever published?

    I would be grateful for your help and will look forward to hearing from you.

    Thank you.

    All the best,


    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Marc,
      With regard to the song Myfanwy, I don’t think there is sheet music published, the song was a poem by John Betjeman ,set to music by Mike Read, perhaps Mike can help,
      Kind regards,
      D E Management

  245. Phil Milsom says:

    Paul McCartney’s new song. Come home to me sounds just like you !!!!

  246. E donaldson says:

    I remember seeing “all the fun of the fair” on a Guide pack holiday in London back in 2010. My guide leader was a fan so we all waited at the stage door and I got a photo with David Essex just to show my mum. She’d been such a huge fan of yours as a teen and wanted to go to the show too but it never came to Leeds. Her adoration has never changed. My mum is terminally ill now and little brings her pleasure. But today for the first time in ages I cried happy tears as i watched my mum try to sing along to “hold me close” with a big smile on her face. I found this website while trying to find some more songs to play her tomorrow and I just wanted to thank you for making her happy all these years. It’s made such a difference to see her smile again.

  247. April barker says:

    “I never knew when, I never knew how I’d see your face again. Yours was just a face I’d seen in a magazine, no chance to meet but oh Wotta treat….. ”
    These are words from one of David’s songs. I think it was called The Boxer(!?)
    But I can’t be certain. I’ve looked everywhere online for clues but no joy. It’s driving me crazy
    Music I’ve had for years was all stolen so no chance to check from my past collection, sadly
    Many thanks

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello April, sorry for the late reply, it was the “Zebra kid”. It’s on the “Hot Love” album.

  248. Gill says:

    Another Big Thank You David x ..your a star x

  249. Frances Melvin says:

    Dear David

    I hope you don’t mind me contacting you but I’m emailing on behalf of my friend and colleague, Sue, who has just undergone a gruelling round of chemotherapy. She is on the mend now but is very tired. She is a super fan of yours and has followed your career throughout the years. Sue and I came to your concert when you were last in Oxford and had a wonderful evening (we both saw you previously a few years before that in Oxford) but Sue has seen you lots more times over the years too.
    I wondered if there was any chance at all of a signed photo to cheer Sue up at this time in her life? I totally appreciate how busy you are and how many requests you must get of this nature.
    In any case, thank you for all the years of music and for the happiness you have given so many people over the years.
    Very best wishes.
    Frances (on behalf of Sue)

    • Essex Admin says:

      Yes of course, David would be more than happy. If you can leave an address on here we can do that for you. Details will not be published.

      • Frances Melvin says:

        Thank you so very much for sending the signed picture for Sue. It has meant the world to her and will really boost her recovery. So grateful for your kindness. Very best wishes.

  250. Karen Good says:

    Wanting to thank you so much for meeting up with us after Garons Park.
    Amazing day of music entertainment.
    Your performance was just the best.
    Seen you at many venues but this my favourite by far.
    Thank you , hope to see you again soon.
    Love Karen x

  251. Gill says:

    Thank You so much David….”Paws” was over the moon! lots of love x

  252. Anna says:

    Well we waved our bithday banner At the concert, Although got bit fed up after 20 mins arm was aching so put it away. Good news a few nice ladies behind me asked who’s birthday is it , David essex I replied happily , his birthday is tomorrow . so off started something similar to Chinese whisper, I just about heared …

    its his birthday tomorrow etc etc ….

    Ha ha But what was really amazing ….was what happened at the end unfortunately had to leave as you ended your last song avoid the volume of people and cars exiting the park my sister and our friend had to get back to Peterborough and Wisbech as we got mid way to the exit. Heard every one singing you happy birthday I stopped turn back o look and just saw 100 100 of amazing fans both in the tent and outside the sourrounding area ..
    It was incredible and I laughed to myself thinking bet not even the queen has had so many people all in one moment sing happy birthday absolutely wonderful I wonder how that must feel can’t even imagine, most of us at the most will in one life time have about 10/20/50 possibly 100 people in one go sing it …. must admit I always feel slightly embarrassed and uncomfortable when I’m at the receiving end I usually shy away and want to hide ha ha ha ha

    It was a great day and my friend carlamaria who has never seen you live but always been a fan (was visiting from Dubai) loved it and thought you were amazing and so eloquent …so thank you for such a great evening in Southend

  253. Mary mullett says:

    Will there be a recording of David at Garon Park please?Mary

  254. Judy says:

    Happy Birthday David , hope you have a lovely birthday :)

  255. Lesley says:

    Happy birthday hope you had a lovely day celebrating with your family xx

  256. Linda Cooper says:

    Hope you’re having a Wonderful Birthday David,you well deserve it.Thanks again for all the years you’ve made us all happy …much love …Linda xxx

  257. Helen McCombie says:

    Happy birthday David, have a lovely day,

  258. Jill cassidy says:

    Happy birthday David.Hope you have a great day.Love Jill .

  259. Eric says:

    Happy birthday David hope your having a great day and thank you for your music best wished Eric

  260. Mary mullett says:

    Happy Birthday David. Great show at Garon Park! I really loved Picture This Sky! Mary

  261. Ruth Mansey says:

    Huge Birthday Wishes to you today. Have a wonderful time with your family and friends. Raising a glass to wish you many more. Take care. x

  262. Carol says:

    Happy birthday David. Hope you have a lovely day. Love carol xx

  263. Pauline Kingman says:

    Happy Birthday David xx

  264. Tina Henley says:

    Wishing you a very Happy Birthday David, and many more to come, xxxxx

  265. lorraine bayliss says:

    Hello David,i would just love to wish you a very “Happy Birthday” hope you have a great day with your family.Look forward to seeing you again later in the year.All my love Lorraine Bayliss xxxxxxxxxxxxx

  266. Wendi says:

    Wishing you a fabulous birthday today David with your family and friends, have a wonderful day x

  267. Wendy says:

    Would like to wish David a lovely birthday we hope you have a fantastic day with your gorgeous family and friends all the best lots of love from The David Essex Past Present and Future #throwback70thbirthday group on Facebook ♥ #thebiggestinderpendentfanbasegroupontheinternet

    • Essex Admin says:

      Sounds good Ray, but I have no plans to record at the moment and I write all my own material. I wish you every success. Best wishes – David

  268. Marilyn White says:

    Hi David,
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU !!!!! Hope you have a lovely day.

    Sending love and a kiss,
    Marilyn xxxxxx

  269. Jade says:

    Hi David
    Wish I could have been with you in Southend-on-sea yesterday it was my birthday but was unable to make it. Missed seeing you so much since your last concerts. Wishing you a Very Happy Birthday today, hope you are having a great time. Best wishes to you and your family. Hopefully will see you in the near future. Love Jade. (Red carnations and yellow roses) XX

  270. Sallys says:

    Happy Birthday David! Have a Wonderful Time – Love Sallyxxx (Essex)

  271. Janet F. says:

    Happy birthday David and thanks for the great shows at Potters and Southend – hope you have a lovely day! Janet F. Xxx

  272. barry mitchell says:


    have enjoyed you work for many years. wondered what u were working on [musically] at the moment n in the immediate future?


    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Barry, David is not working on anything at the moment, but maybe in the future.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  273. Faye Dodd says:

    Hello David, Have a lovely Birthday, Love Faye xx

  274. Lesley Jayne DANKS says:

    Happy birthday David, enjoy your special day with your family. Love Lesley Australia

  275. Jenny says:

    Happy Birthday Dear David with lots of love always Jenny (from Dorset ) xxxx

  276. Janice Prime says:

    Hi david just would like to wish you a very Happy birthday today hope you have a fantastic time with ur family you certainly deserve getting spoilt love forever Janice xxxx

  277. Carole Lawrence says:

    Happy birthday David. Have a fantastic day. Xx

  278. Karen Day says:

    Would like to wish you a very Happy Birthday David. Enjoy your day.


  279. Angela says:

    Happy birthday

  280. Susan Riley says:

    A very happy birthday David x

  281. Gillian Moreton says:

    Happy Birthday David, Hope its a good one – love Gill n Edith xxx hugs for Levi and Pickle too xx

  282. sharon prosser says:

    Hope you have a very Happy Birthday,David,hopefully spent with family & friends. Xx

  283. Joy says:

    Great Performance in Southend David.
    Hope you have a very Happy Birthday x

  284. Happy Birthday to one of the most loveliest people hope you have a fantastic day and the concert you were at yesterday was amazing with you there I’m sure it was couldn’t be there as living now from Macclesfield Cheshire to Perth Australia came to see you 2 years ago on your final concert tour and as always made my day at Blackpool got to the front and you recognized me so amazing your a star been here for 10 years now but I have and always been one of your no 1 fans thanks for being in my life have a fabulous day Sarah Broadhurst xxx

  285. Ann says:

    Happy Birthday David. Another year older but still as handsome as ever. Roll on December when I’ll be seeing you in Elf at Cardiff Xxxxxxxx Pinion

  286. Sally Lowe says:

    Happy birthday David hope you have a lovely day with your family.
    I echo the thanks for all that you do and really appreciate all the photos
    and signings you take time to share with us. Potters was great, you and the band together on stage as always brilliant can’t believe it’s a week ago already – thank you. X
    Sally from Somerset x

  287. Susan says:

    To David Happy Birthday have good one from Susan & Lance

  288. Joe O’Connor says:


    Best wishes for tomorrow, long time ago now since I saw you at Hammersmith odeon coming down in that rocket, “ all the fun of the fair” !!!


  289. Denise says:

    Happy Birthday for tomorrow David have a great day.

    Love Denise xxx

  290. Angie says:

    Hi David

    Hope you have a great show tonight and an even better happy birthday for tomorrow…enjoy!!!

  291. Anna says:

    Dear David

    Thank you so very much for Caterina birthday card I recieved it today she is staying here for tomorrow’s event we all originally come from Peterborough where she still lives so this morning at breakfast I gave her the card and she was beside herself and so very happy it was pure pleasure to see something as simple as a card by a special artist make someone else so happy .

    Thank you so very very much and a very happy birthday to you for Monday

    Message from Caterina.
    Dear David
    Thank you so much for my wonderful signed card it made my day wonderful surprise
    Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow 70 concert in the park in Southend
    Many happy returns to you too

    Best wishes Caterina

  292. Denise Cave says:

    I’ve enjoyed watching your son Billy in recent episodes of Eastenders. Talk about a chip off the old block!

  293. Tracey Shearing says:

    Hi David & All,
    Thank you so much for a brilliant show at Potters, my Friend Lorraine & I enjoyed it immensely. Boy it was hot though! Really looking forward to sunny ‘Sarfend’ this Sunday. Forever grateful you still give us something to look forward to each Year, & if you didn’t,we still have fantastic memories from past Years. Please pass our gratitude onto the band as well.
    Again thank you so much for all you do,
    Tracey &

  294. Janet Morgan says:

    Hello David,
    A few years back when my late husband was working for BBC Essex, he and I met you in your dressing room at the Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea Essex. You were great fun and extremely charming and although I am sure you will not remember the occasion when he interviewed you, I still remember you signing a CD for me of which I still cherish. I am hoping to be able to get tickets for Garon’s Park next Sunday and to see late husband was Ric Morgan.
    Kind Regards,

  295. Sally Lowe says:

    Yay Friday night!

    This time next week (13th) I am taking my wonderful Sister Lynne for a weekend away.

    I have just calcuated that it will be a 722 mile round trip 13 hrs and 37 minutes driving time.


    Potters here we come – Rock on x

    Sally from Somerset

  296. Abby says:


    Please thank David for the birthday wishes to my mum. She was absolutely over the moon! It brightened up her day after a mini bump in her car this morning which knocked her abit.
    Send him our best wishes and I hope he has a brill rest of year.
    Look forward to maybe seeing him soon!
    Thanks again, Abby x

  297. Jenny says:

    Hi I am looking for a new cd of David in Mutiny as Amazon do not have a copy,thanks Jenny (from Dorset) xx

  298. Sam says:

    Just wanted to say a huge thank you to David and the team for the signed card that came today
    My sister will be over the moon with it and I can’t wait to see her face!
    Many thanks again


  299. Lianne Fowler says:

    I have been a fan since “Gonna Make You A Star” but cannot remember the first time I heard it. I was born in 1968, obviously well after you came to fame, but as I was growing up, I remember seeing you in “Silver Dream Racer” and have loved it ever since. Would love to hear from you.

  300. Mark McStea says:


    I’m a freelance UK rock journalist and I’m writing a book on the early 70s glam era. I wondered if you’d be interested in an interview – could be by email or phone – whatever you preferred.


    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Mark,
      Thank you for you’re message, unfortunately David’s not doing any interviews at the moment.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  301. Anna says:

    Dear David I just realised your birthday is day after the 70 concert in the park .southend on sea i will be there at the front and I treated my sister Caterina for her 60th so I’m hoping depending on my creative abilitity (not too good which is bad really considering I’m Anglo Italian and should be by blood quiet creative considering that heritage ha ha ) to make a banner with happy birthday to you and wave it like mad hoping you’ll notice it amongst the 1000 of eager faces trying to attract your attention ha ha . But what I really was writing to you here about before I got carried away was if you can and have time during you short appearance at the park concert wish my very special kind if at times irratinging beautiful sister a happy 60th please please and just to be extra cheeky please say hello to me too I’m Anna ….
    Thank you so very much if you can and if not then thank you for reading this slightly mad message and at least thinking about my words Kind regards Anna

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Anna, thank you for your message. I hope you both have a fantastic time, unfortunately David doesn’t do shout outs during concerts as he has so many requests. He’d be more than happy to send a signed photo for your sister if you can leave an address on here, it won’t be published.
      Enjoy the concert.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  302. Jan Simpson says:

    Thank you so much David and all your team for helping arrange for you to send me my birthday card that arrived in the post today for my 65th Birthday. I am over the moon with it. Has made my day. I was stupid enough to fall over last night whilst out looking for my lovely cat Spearmint, and am now very battered and bruised. Stupid person that I am , this really cheered me up. Lots of love Jan xxx

  303. Mary mullett says:

    David,just listened to your songs on radio2.The Evita special was lovely.Tim Rice says you are the best Che ever! See you in Southend. Mary

  304. Sam says:

    Hi,my sister Kim will be 60 in August and I was wondering if I could possibly get a signed photo for her?
    She is a massive David Essex fan,!seen him so many times in concert and I know it would make her day even more special
    Many thanks in advance


    • Essex Admin says:

      Yes of course, just leave details of where to send it on here please. It won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  305. tony says:

    Hi my wife will be 70 on 29th june I was wondering if there was a way I could send a birthday to you and if david would sign it and send it to her, it would make her day. I would put stamp on it.
    thanks in anticipation


  306. Ailsa Denise Cave says:

    Hi David have a lovely Fathers Day (don’t forget the sausages!) Enjoy the World Cup and Golf coverage too.

  307. Jan Simpson says:

    I know this is really cheeky but can I request for myself a Birtday Card from David for my 65th Birthday on the 28th of this month (June). It would make my Birthday perfect and soooooo Special ???? I have followed David for more years than I can’t remember and seen him more timescale than I can remember. 3 years ago I got to have my photo taken with him after War of the Worlds and 2 year’s shows she lucky to have a few more taken when I went to his Book Signing in Reading. When’s he looked up st me and said ‘I know your face’ I nearly landed by his feet under the table, my knees trembled so much. Thank you so much and hope my 65th wish can be made come true. Love to David, Susan and all his gang from Jan xx

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Jan, David would be more than happy to send you a signed photo for your birthday. If you can leave your address on here, it won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  308. Katie Brailsford says:

    Hi David’s team, my mum Helen is a super fan of David and has been listening to his songs from when she was a teenager and has been to so many of his concerts. It is her 50th Birthday in July and I am wondering if it would be possible to get a signed photo of David. I am her daughter and I know this would really make her day, if it’s possible to get a signed photo I plan to frame it alongside the vinyl of Gonna Make You a Star (her favourite David Essex song). I really hope you can help me with this special birthday surprise and thank you David for making my mum so happy through your music! Best wishes Katie

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Katie, If you can leave your address on here, it won’t be published, we can do that for you. Can you let us know your Mum’s name please.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  309. Deborah Robinson says:

    Hi David,
    We share a birthday!
    Just to let you know, that we are having a jam at our caravan park near Whitby to celebrate my (our) birthday , with a barbeque and a few drinks, would be lovely to see you there if you are available to have a chilled afternoon with a bit of a sing along. No pressure! But would be amazing if you could! Saw you in Sheffield last year, I was the one with the album thrust under your nose that I got signed by you.
    Be there if you can, you’d love it!!
    Best wishes
    Debs. X

  310. Sally says:

    Hi David, Just been passed Garon Park, looking forward to 22nd July! Was on way to Shoeburyness to collect moses basket! I am going to be a Nanna! The family I got it from had a son called Sonny, and in the car on way home, “Heart Beats like A Drum” was playing! Happy me! “Crashing Like A Cymbol, Burning Like The Sun”…!x Sally (Essex)
    I feel like Silver Dream Racer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  311. Sheila says:

    Hi David, I am not sure if this message will get to you but just wanted to say thank you as my daughter met you on Sunday at my grandsons football match. I know you must get sick of people asking for photographs but she knew how much it would mean to me so thanks for agreeing to have a picture taken with her it really made my day.
    I have seen you many time the first being when I was young and you were playing in Liverpool and the Real Thing were your supporting act. I came to see you in September at Butlins and again the Real Thing also happened to be playing, sadly Eddie has now passed away and this only makes you realise how we should grasp and cherish every day. I love everything about the seventies and the music from that time. I only hope you and all the other musicians from that time, who still perform know how much it means to people like me and that your music has helped me get through many a sad or dark time. So Thank you again because what might seem a little thing like having your photo taken is actually the world to someone like me. Also I hope everything works out well for lady and her sister who wrote in the last comment Love Sheila xxx

  312. Cazz says:

    Hi Master how u doing hope u enjoying the weather as we r . Good 4 the vitamin d Verity ,Soo and I r short of
    I would also like to add my good Wishes to Jackies sister below and hope all has gone well x

  313. jackie says:

    David thank you from the bottom of my heart for the first time in months you made pat my sister happy she couldn’t stop smiling and crying and then said as you say “it’s gonna be alright”she has told me when she is in ICU she wants your music on and photo by her…i could never thank you enough you are a true gentleman
    . Sir David Essex OBE

  314. jackie says:

    Thank you so much David you will never know what it will mean to her but I’m waiting till i get them…thank you sounds so silly but she we have loved you and your acting writing singing from our teens had so many rows who loved you the most..your a pure gent that has been in all thousands of fans life..thank you David Essex OBE…xx

  315. jackie says:

    Hi my sister has tried so many times to tweet David i know he is a busy man so I’m doing this for her to pick her up she has been so poorly.she isn’t just my sister she is my best friend we have followed you for getting on 40yrs she is due a major operation next week and she is so scared it’s going to be hard so i have downloaded ALL your songs to play them to her because if anyone can give her strength to fight its got to be you…all she wanted was for you to wish her good luck but i thought would there ne any chance for a newish photo of David with his signature on?? Long story I’m sorry..i love her so much so if you can please (if you got extra picture can i have one (the top of her bucket list is to see David solo tour just one more do you think it might happen?thank you just for reading this you are a pure gent..x

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Jackie, yes of course, he’d be more than happy to do that. If you can leave an address on here we can get that done for you, it won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  316. Rita says:

    Hi David – any chance u can bring ‘Elf – The Christmas Spectacular’ to London or Bournemouth – would love to see you in it, I know it will be fab.
    Hope yr enjoying the lovely weather.
    Best wishes – Rita x

  317. Patricia O'Shea says:

    I was shocked when I realized David Essex was you!!! lol! I lived in Manor Rd. buildings from about 1953 or 54 to about 1961. I remember when I was about 10 and my brother Robert 11 or 12 and you about 13 all digging giant holes and trying to dig tunnels over “the mems” (Memorial Grounds) and you always brought all the equipment; shovels, torch etc and you told us we were cousins. Ginny Cook was my nans sister (Eliza O’Shea) maiden name Holland. We moved to Canada in 1966 with our parents so didn’t know you as David Essex. I only found out recently that David Essex is a second cousin (or is it cousin once removed?) It’s funny when I first saw you doing “Rock On” on TV while holidaying in England I thought you looked familiar! no idea at that time you were David Cook:) Do you have any memories of these times? I’m pretty sure you were living with Ginny Cook at the time for a while. All the best, rock on! Pat

  318. Cazz says:

    Just a quick question
    Anyone going to Garon Park need to know best hotel to stay in 4 venue if u could help would be grateful cheers .
    We getting to knackered to drive home same night fans x

  319. Gill says:

    Just to say Thanks David xx

  320. Kathryn Palermo says:

    Lately, I’ve been buying my favorite songs from the 60’s and 70’s. Luckily, I found your song, bought it, and looked you up. Apparently, living in the US has prevented me from seeing so much of your work. …ah, perhaps I will get a chance. Best, Kathryn

  321. Chryssi Stout-Yonkins says:

    Hello! I have a simple question…I recently sent David an email to the address on this site. Will he actually get to read it? I would be completely thrilled! Thanks so much for your time.


    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Chryssi, I don’t seem to be able to find your e-mail. Would you be kind enough to send it again and I’ll make sure David see’s it, or post it in here and it won’t be published.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  322. Joanne says:

    Hi trying to find contact for Mel Bushould appreciate your help

  323. Tracey says:

    Has David got any tattoos

  324. Haley says:

    Hi just seeing if you can confirm that David is doing a charity event this May ? Thank you

  325. Anna says:

    Hi David
    May I ask, are you actually appearing in person on the 22/7/18 2pm at Garon park Southend . I actually overheard two ladies in Waitrose Billericay Essex talking about it near the veggi isle ha ha I didn’t want to appear rude eavesdropping on there conversation although i definetley was ha ha so I moved away pretending I wasn’t and may have mis heared that it could be a tribute to you and not you in the flesh
    I live in wickford so that would be great for me as practically on my door step .However I can’t see anywhere stating that you are . So I’m totally confused (not that it takes a lot to confuse me at the best of times) please can you clarify or confirm yay o nay to the above date . I would be very happy to know rush to buy tickets spread the word and stop scanning the internet in frustration trying to source info and tickets

    Thanking you and Essex admin in advance for any replies …. have a happy sunny Sunday


  326. Janette says:

    Hi David just a quick question are you only doing sun in the 70s and elf . It’s just that I’ve been told you might be doing a charity night in may so I thought I would just ask to see if it’s true ..Thanks in advance xx

  327. Hi Everyone vote for David in Smooth Radios top five hundred of all time, I just voted for Rock On at 1, Gonna Make You A Star 2 and Hold Me Close 3. Le’ts all vote and get David back on top!

  328. John says:

    Hi David

    A big fan since the 70’s when I first saw you on Top of The Pops. Loved all your films and the web site is great.

    Is it true you started out as a drummer In The Everons that later became The China Plates? I was wondering who else was in the band?



  329. Brian Shearing says:

    A huge thanks for tweeting Tracey this morning David. First time in over a week I’ve seen her smile!
    Best wishes Brian

  330. Wendi says:

    Hi David, I’m looking for the lovely song A shoulder to cry on and I know its on the very best of, is it possible for you to please consider get this fabulous album on Spotify or iTunes I would love to have it. Kind regards Wendi

  331. Tracey Shearing says:

    Hi David & all,
    Just a quick note to say Thank you for the time you all took to give us Davids Facebook page. It seems strange without it being there & i’m quite sad that it no longer is but realise how hard work it must have been but,onwards & upwards at least we have Twitter & the Website. Please don’t disappear completely though!
    Appreciative thoughts to each of you.
    Best wishes

    • Angie says:

      I agree with you Tracey it’s weird that it is no longer there, feels like something is missing and it’s a bit of a shame because a lot of David’s fans don’t use Twitter…But I guess there is a good reason for taking it down.

  332. Susan says:

    Hello David Has your Facebook page been taken down ? Susan

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Susan, David’s Facebook Page has been unpublished for unforeseeable future. You can still follow him on Twitter @DavidEssexNews and on his website.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  333. Janice Prime says:

    Hi david and all just want to say a Big thank you for my beautiful photo will go in another beautiful frame love you so much and have a lovely weekend lovr forever Janice take care god bless xxxxx

  334. Ailsa Denise Cave says:

    was that Billy Cook starring in a recent episode of Casualty?

  335. Diane Bruce-Jones says:

    Good morning y’all
    Could you please let us long dedicated fans what has happened to your “David Essex O.B.E.” Facebook Group page and is it possible to make an official statement maybe on Twitter so that it can be shared to your fan fb groups.
    Thanking you and enjoy your weekend
    Diane xx

    • Content Editor says:

      Hello Diane, David’s Facebook Page has been unpublished for the unforeseeable future. You can still follow David on Twitter @DavidEssexNews and on his website.
      Kind regards
      D E Management

  336. Susan Dove says:

    Hi, can you just tell me where the video for the song A Winter’s Tale was filmed? Thank you.

  337. Julie says:

    Hi just seen David is at Potteres Resort in July is this the only gig he will be doing or will David and the band be doing other things around that time Many Thanks.

  338. Sally says:

    HI David, Wishing you & Your Family, A very Happy Easter! Love Sally (Essex)xxx

  339. Karen Day says:

    Meant to put in my previous message that I hope David gets to sing Winters Tale along with some others.

  340. Karen Day says:

    Just managed to get my tickets booked for “ELF”, long time away but something to look forward to.

  341. Arora says:

    Hello David Essex I’m hoping to go to India soon volentire to help in an orphanage which belongs to mother meera however I’m suppose to bring something to the table ha ha have no teaching skills what’s so ever so really not sure what I can do apart from cooking cupcakes I would bring them prepackaged ingredients and imagine I’ll be using goats milk hopefully chicken eggs ha ha After all it would be something different a moment of pure fun . Hope I’m not cooking in those clay pots that definetly would be a challenge especially trying to get those cupcakes to rise ummmm. I read some years ago that you spent time in Africa within a similar situation and was wondering what did you do during your stay . And young wise one do you have any suggestions ? Please don’t say teach them songs as I can’t sing for love of money and I honestly think I’m toned deaf ha ha thanking you in advance for any helpful advice

  342. Julie says:

    Hi, been a huge fan for many years & attended most shows both tours & other projects like Mutiny, Robinson Crusoe, All the Fun of the Fair & Boogie Nights so very excited about Elf! But can admin explain to me how the offer of discounted seats would work?- would I need to be an official fan club member & how would payment actually be made? In this day & age of inflated prices & extortionate booking fees I think this offer is a really nice gesture, whether I am personally able to take advantage of it or not!
    Any information would be much appreciated.
    Thank you

  343. Janice Prime says:

    Hi david hope you and your family are well would it be possible for another signed photo please to go with my collection if that’s OK loving you always Janice many thanks take care xxxxxx

  344. Valerie Dickens says:

    Hi David would love to see you in ELF but will you be coming to a london Venue as that is much nearer and not so expensive to travel too
    Many thanks Valerie xx

  345. Kay smith says:

    Hi admin i’ve emailed Jordan Conway’s link for fan tickets this morning. Do you know how long before we get a reply, only I don’t want to miss out on good tickets and was considering Pre sale tomorrow. Please help if you can, a very excited fan .thanks Kat

  346. Sally says:

    Hi David, Bit of spontinaiety on a Monday night! Daughter comes home, wine comes out, sounds get played, you had to be high for some of them!!! – Had our own little party! The best part was Rock On, Lamp Light and more… and when she sang, Queen: Moet & Charn Do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love our parties!!! Gonna Make You A Star! Goodnight! Love Sallyx (Essex)

  347. Denise martin says:

    Can’t wait to see ELF the musical December, great news x

  348. Pamela B says:

    Hi David, just wondered if you had any shows or anything else lined up for 2018? . I’m looking out of the window at the cold snow and thinking how good it would be to have something to look forward to with David in the coming year. Pamela x

    • Essex Admin says:

      Hello Pam, David will be in the Musical Spectacular, Elf. Details on the website.

      • Pamela B says:

        Thanks for that. I did post the message just before this brilliant news was released so I am pleased to say we have all our tickets sorted thanks to Jordan. Pamela

  349. Fran Muscato says:

    Loved the song Rock On

  350. Mary mullett says:

    Dear David,I’m sitting here watching the snow come down and listening to A Winter’s Tale.Perfect! Mary Mullett

  351. Bev Mannering says:

    Hi David, I watched Casualty 10th Feb, I couldn’t believe how much Billy looks like you & sounds like you, he was very good. I also thought that if they ever did “That It’ll Be The Day” Billy could play Jim MacLaine. Take care Love Bev xx :-)

  352. Jeremy Hine says:

    Hi, can you tell me if Over the Moon is just an updated version of A Charmed Life or are they two completely different books?

    Many thanks


  353. Sharon prosser says:

    Hello,David. I watched ‘Casualty’ on Saturday and recognised Billy as Jamie/Darren.Excellent acting and can’t believe how like you he sounds!! Hope all is well with you and family missing being able to have one of your concerts to look forward to. Best wishes,Sharon,fan of 44yrs

  354. Cath says:

    Hi david just read your book. Faded Glory. Excellent vey well done. I’ve followed you from the age of 11(cringe) now 56 . So picked up a few hints of your life in the story. Excellent for a first novel. Love to you and your family Cath xx

  355. Anna says:

    Thank you very much for answering ……. and yes I did enjoy the book I read it twice just incase I missed something the first time round …….After I thought I want a charmed life too …. I absolutely adore that saying A charmed life it makes me think of beautiful things

    It has such a lovely ring to it when you repeated it out loud to your self hahaha

    Appologies for going on and of course no need to post this as it appear I’m having an on going chat here but wanted to reply .. thank you for your time Essex admin

  356. Anna says:

    Morning David
    Hope your well . I’m having a moment I remember well I think i do however I could have imagined the whole thing . That is I thought many years ago …I’d heared you or the presenter on the radio say that you had read his palm in Romany hahaha ….
    I was tiding my bookshelves deciding what to give away as I have kindle now came across charmed life , which triggered the memory and of course now I want to know if this is correct ….haha if you can answer me here I’d be grateful .If not well then thank you for reading this and I’ll just keep wondering hahaha

  357. Lorayne says:

    When will you be back in margate. There are a lot of people that want to see you back.

  358. Sally says:

    HI David, Great start to my Birthday today! Watching I’ll Be Missing You tour. Music is Fantastic! Trip down memory lane yesterday in London, Spitalfields market – My Grandad used to work there when meat market!!! Steak & chips near St. Paul’s! The Little Things In Life, The Memories live on – oh to be 53!!!! “Too Many People Dont Feel Like They’re Free”………
    Better practice my Guitar, if I want to be Like Gerry & Dave!! ha ha!
    Love Sally (Essex)xxx

  359. barbara says:

    Hi will David be doing any more one off shows in the future, really enjoyed last years one at warners Nottingham xx

  360. Jane says:

    Wondering if there are any plans for a Legends Tour this year?

  361. Anna says:

    Happy new year David Essex wishing you happiness healthy year 2018

  362. linda bors says:

    i must say u have aged nicely compared 2 other artist of 1965-1970 one can never tell lol

  363. Bev Mannering says:

    Hi David, Happy New Year & a Happy & Healthy 2018 to you & your family & Admin Team. I wondered if it was possible David if a good friend of mine Linda would be able to have a signed photo of you, I know it would be a lovely surprise for her. Hope to hear from you. Take care. Happy 2018. Love Bev xx :-)

    • Essex Admin says:

      Yes of course, if you can leave an address on here, which won’t be published, I can do that for you. Kind regards – D E Management

  364. Janice Prime says:

    Hi david hope u are well hope you had a great Christmas and new year too would there be any chance of a 2018 calendar iam missing your calendars in my home if you could let me know sending best wishes to you and ur family all my love always Janice prime xxxxxx

  365. Sally says:

    Happy New Year! Love Sallyx (Essex)

  366. Jenny says:

    Happy New year David love always Jenny (from Dorset) xxxxx

  367. Sally says:

    HI David, Hope you had a Great Christmas! Is it possible to find out the guitar make you have with you on Reflections album? Or can “The Band” recommend an acoustic one? Im about to learn!!!!!!! Thank you. Sallyx (Essex)

    • Essex Admin says:

      I think It’s best to go it to a music shop to ask advice. Sorry we can’t be of more help
      Kind regards – D E Management

  368. David Champion says:

    Crazy notion on Xmas eve but I’m the son of one of your biggest fans… Unfortunately she doesn’t do crowds and has concentrated on raising her family over doing things she used to love like coming to see you perform again… Think my mum saw you last in 1970 something

    My name is David Champion (Guess where my first name comes from??? ) and I am the son of Christine Champion

    Like I mentioned she is amazed by you and on many occasions we’ve both sat up watching the dvd of yourself live at the Albert Hall and cutting back to ‘oh what a circus’ several times (which actually turns out to be quite rare apparantly… No sign of it online anywhere! Not that live performance anyway or any of that gig… So the dvd made me a hero of a son in her eyes)

    I’m not sure exactly where I’m going with this message exactly…
    I just want the perfect gift for my mum this year because she’s an absolute hero

    I’m aware you’re a legend and legends have tight schedules but had to try regardless
    Obviously you’re not gonna pop over for tea and hobnobs but if you could do something like send a message to my email (she’s old school! Internet is the devil) but yea even something as simple as an email saying hi to her would make her year!!!! If not her life!!!

    Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones
    I’ll be bringing her to see you next time you solo perform hopefully

    Thanks for taking the time to read

    Yours hopefully
    David Champion

    • Essex Admin says:

      Apologies David for not getting back to you sooner. Would your mum like a signed photo? If so please leave your Mums name and an address to send it to. Your details won’t be published.
      Kind regards, D E Management

  369. deb seward says:

    Dear David and family

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    Big hugs

  370. Ann Baker says:

    Hello David, just wanted to wish you and your family a very merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. Love from Ann Baker xxxx

  371. tracey shearing says:

    Hi David, Sarah & all DE management,
    Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas & Best wishes for for 2018.
    Thank you for all the info & continued hard work You do on the website, Facebook & Twitter, thus keeping us, the fans updated on all thats happening, its appreciated.
    Have a good one!
    Love Trace.xx

  372. Val says:

    Hi David and family,
    Happy Christmas and New Year,
    Val xx

  373. Jenny says:

    Happy Christmas David love always Jenny (from Dorset)xxx

  374. Di Evans says:

    Happy Christmas to you and your family David and All the best for 2018. Love from Di Evans xx

  375. Carol Hawkins says:

    Just to say have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.
    lots of love Carol

  376. Susan o meara says:

    please come to cork rep.of ireland.nolLaig shona duit. xxx

  377. Susan says:

    Merry Christmas & Happy New year David Love from Susan & Lance

  378. Sally says:

    Happy Christmas David, to you & your family! It’s going to be a Magical one! Mine has just been made! Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow…….
    Love Sallyx (Essex)

  379. Chris gandy says:

    Hi David,
    Just in pub with my girlfriend and a winter’s tail came on the video jukebox. A bit of an argument as to where it was filmed looks like Dartmoor to me. We both loved it.

    Chris Gandy aged 50 going on15

  380. Sally says:

    Hi David,
    It’s that time of the year again – When we Remember Christmasses past – “Good Old East End”!
    Christmas Eve, singing Gonna Make You A Star, with hairbrush as microphone, in the front room! Christmas tree lights on, waiting for the “Tinny” Santa’s sleigh, (Round Table), to come down the road – And, “Sally” Army to sing carols around the lantern!
    Oh, How I love Christmas! – Wishing you, and all of your Family, A Very Happy Christmas!
    Love Sallyx (Essex)
    “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas”…

  381. Michael Weston says:


    Is David doing the work tour next year

    Many Thanks

  382. Christine Hoskins says:


    Can anyone help. David had a song with the line fishing in the wind, which I really liked, but now cannot find as I cannot remember the title of the actual song.

    Any help much appreciated

  383. Mary Mullett says:

    I was in Cardiff and heard A Winters Tale and it was beautiful.The lights twink!led and a windmill went round .Mary

  384. Joan Cross says:

    My mum says I went to Peggy o Farrell stage school with you and met yr mum? I don’t remember but I do like your singing. Good luck enjoying your new family 17 years age gap my son and daughter it’s lovely having late kids.

    Kindest thoughts

    Joan Cross
    From Essex but living in Cambridgeshire hoping to move back!

  385. Roman Mnich says:

    Hello, David…taking a moment to say I’ve been a fan for decades…saw That’ll Be the Day and Stardust in the theaters in New York..also saw you at the Bottom Line in concert…just wanted to say I’ve enjoyed your music and continue to find it adventurous and exciting and holds up very well after all these years…wish you were a bigger presence here in America…but I’m glad for your talent and music…stay well

  386. Paul & Meg says:


    On holiday in Cyprus and watching ‘the river’. We think it’s the best thing we’ve ever seen. Will there be a season 2?!

    Much love!

  387. Mrs Rose Unsworth says:

    This is my mums computor and I am trying to get this for her for christmas…….could you please send a photo of Mr Essex to her, signed if possible please ? Her name is Rosemary but she likes to be called Rosie…Thank you

    • Essex Admin says:

      If you can give me address then I can get that done for you. The address won’t be published.
      – D E Management

  388. Anna says:

    Morning David

    I noticed somewhere haha can’t remember where but I came across a small trailer for documentary on yourself, however I don’t think it’s actually live to view the completed programme .can you please if you get time either confirm this is not yet live or if it is where can I view it . Really interested to view the path you walked and how it all lead to where you are today .peoples lives are always interesting but especially well know personalities because you look at pictures of anyone really as young children and in that moment they have no idea or the people around them how there lives are going to pan out ……And I suppose for those of us whom have walked a relatively sedentary life it’s always fascinating to watch or read about others much more eventful lives or should I say charmed lives ha

  389. tracey shearing says:

    David, thank you for an amazing concert at Cricket St Thomas last Week. You & the band were on top form. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute. It was worth the epic journey to get there! And if you are ever at a loose end, job wise, the offer of a job still stands you’d make a great Counseller, my lads would love it!

  390. Sharon prosser says:

    Hi,all,could you tell me if there’s going to be a 2018 calendar please. Always have one for Xmas off kids!! Fingers crossed. X

  391. Lesley Anglin says:

    Saw David at Warner’s Cricket House in Somerset on Saturday a brilliant
    show an amazing venue .The band were brilliant as usual. Hope to see you
    soon David.

  392. Ann Baker says:

    Hello David, thank you for a wonderful concert at Cricket St Thomas, the atmosphere felt very special as it was quite an intimate venue and your performance was captivating as usual. A big thank you too for signing my copy of your book ‘Faded Glory’ that made my evening even more memorable. See you next time, luv Ya to the stars and back Ann XX

  393. Karin Mckay says:

    The most beautiful face I’ve ever seen. Getting old sucks big time!

  394. Denise martin says:

    David and your awesome band the best by birmingham…loved it…see you next time…xxx

  395. jalil golestani says:

    i love you very much

  396. Anne Nash, Cardiff says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed the show last night. I hope you do another one soon, we miss you David. I struggled getting up for work this morning after a late night but I wouldn’t have missed it for anything. All the best to you, the family and the lovely band. Anne Xx

  397. Sue Lis says:

    We had an amazing time at Birmingham & Leeds, then everyone said we were mad to travel 8 hours to get to Brighton. They were totally wrong, even Storm Brian couldn’t deter us. What a night, David, you rocked Brighton Centre, amazing. So looking forward to “next time.”

  398. Mary mullett says:

    Just been to Wembley,I absolutely loved Oh What A Circus.Mary.

  399. Jan Simpson says:

    Hi David, Had my ticket for months but due to a foot injury 5 months ago that refuses to stop hurting, I am off work today and instead of going up to London to see you at Wembley tonight, I am sat with foot up in splint resting it. After a cortisone injection on Monday I was hoping it would be better but sadly I can’t walk without excruciating pain. I am GUTTED to say the least. At least I am lucky that I have met you twice, and had my photo taken with you , the last time in Feb of this year when you came to Reading for your book signing. So sorry I can’t be there tonight. You are a true Gent and have brought me so much fun over all my years of seeing you in concerts and stage shows. Love Jan from Reading xx

  400. Sue (hull) says:

    Hi David and the band,
    As always you were the best by far on Sunday night in Leeds.
    You only had to listen to the crowd to know that.
    Rock on!

  401. Shirley says:

    Hi David, we’ve just home from the concert in my husband’s place of birth, Liverpool. He married a Londoner! Really enjoyed the show but you were the out and out star of it for us. Was really sad not to have the chance to hear more of your songs as we obviously did at the Liverpool Philomonic at the end of you final tour. Adore Only a Winters tale although it makes me cry – even over the sausages if necessary! Didn’t seem right not being able to hear you sing It will be ok, it’s such a beautiful and reassuring song with your special way of singing it. I truly hope to see you again one day. Take care, enjoy life and thank you for years of pure joy listening to your voice and seeing the twinkle in those blue eyes, love Shirley (and the Scouser who took me, Steve!) xx

  402. Karen Day says:

    Hi David

    Had a great time on 14th at Birmingham. All acts were great but you were by far the best.


  403. Julie says:

    Hi David
    You were fabulous in Leeds last night. Hot chocolate, The Osmonds and Suzi Quattro were also good but your session was by far the best. Really hope you will never stop singing with your band. Take care. Love always Julie (Hull) xxx

  404. Mary mullett says:

    Dear David, Brilliant show in Birmingham on Saturday.You were by far the best artist.See you at Wembley.Mary

  405. Jill cassidy says:

    David u rocked Glasgow last nite.Just got back to Dundee.Have a great time at the other venues.Come back to Scotland soon.Love Jill Cassidyx

  406. Anna says:

    Thank you for my birthday greeting that’s was very kind of you ….

    A star Bright magical and beautiful …… haha that’s great

  407. Janet says:

    I assume this will be a no as I think we’d already have heard, but is there going to be a 2018 calendar?
    Janet F.

  408. Anna says:

    Evening David I’ve been trying to send a twitter request from me to you hoping you would kindly wish me a happy birthday Unfortunately I cannot get twitter to add the post request …. not too bright with social media ……
    So here’s a very BIG PLEASE …..wish me too a happy birthday I’d be very happy. And very grateful And it will make my day thank you Also tomorrow I’m going to treat my self and get a tattoo of the OM symbol. And was looking at your face wondering if DAVID ESSEX artist has any tattoo and what would it be haha ….. can I ask the ? Please I’d be very interested .Im trying to guess what they would be
    Hope you don’t mind me asking you this
    Thank you
    Have a lovely week

    • Essex Admin says:

      Happy belated birthday Anna. I have a small star tattoo at the top of my left arm. Good luck with yours – David

  409. Sue rowland says:

    Hi David & band, just to say a massive thankyou for the wonderful evening at Thoresby Hall this weekend. I wasn’t able to make the missing you tour as was recovering from an op but the grin from ear to ear from Saturday evening hasn’t left yet! Jerry also such a pleasant guy always willing to chat thanks.. David thanks again I feel lucky that I could have quick chat albeit up the hill lol and later on before you went on stage . All the best x

  410. Louis says:

    Everyone says I look just like you David. Were you playing in Portsmouth May 1976 by any chance?

    Could you send a few quid?



  411. Susan says:

    Hello David & D E Managemment I just thank you for your Help from Susan

  412. Jenny D says:

    Hi David
    Hope you’re keeping well and enjoying your slightly reduced workload?!
    I’m just thinking about getting packed for next weekend at Bognor Butlins – really looking forward to seeing you – actually thought I would never get that chance again so I’m “Over the Moon” about it – sorry just couldn’t resist that one – I do know it’s really corny!
    Also hope we get a chance for a quick Hello after the show – don’t know if that’s possible but I live in hopes – as always
    Stay happy and healthy and enjoy your family
    Jenny (Basingstoke)

  413. Doreen whittle says:

    Hi please can you tell me why the Manchester concert as been cancelled thank you Doreen

  414. Diane Tidbury says:

    Hi David

    I have been a lifelong fan from the beginning I have seen you in concert every year and I am going to Warners hotel in Nottingham At the end of September can I please meet you there and have my photo taken with you please it might be my last chance

    • Essex Admin says: