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On the road with David Hobson, Marina Prior, Dee Donavan

May 28, 2013

Sell out concerts
Special celebrity report by Dee Donavan

Tour: Some Enchanted Evening

THE 5-day country NSW tour was extremely successful and we played to sold out venues. The orchestra under the direction of John Martin was superb. It was nice to have the opportunity of using my frontline parts. From my work in Europe I carry 15 piece arrangements so it was nice to be able to dig them out again!… Members read the rest!

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Marina Prior, David Hobson, Dee Donavan on tour 2013

May 11, 2013

Regional tour kicks off

MARINA Prior, David Hobson and Dee Donavan will embark on a 5-day Country NSW tour on Thursday, May 16.

The tour schedule will see this talented trio of performers playing at Regional Centres throughout the state, backed by a 9 piece orchestra.
"It's a gig we are looking forward to," said master of ceremonies Dee Donavan. "The tour will include two nights in Dubbo and then onto Bathurst and Orange."
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Dee scored enviable role on Moulin Rouge

April 24, 2013

A slap but no tickle for Nicole


DEE Donavan was the envy of cast and crew involved in the making of the movie Moulin Rouge, so much so that he was offered $50 to trade places.
“It was all a bit of fun really,” said the debonaire Sydney-based actor. “Johnny Lockwood and I were playing the role of stage door Johnnies and – being cast as a major flirt with all the girls in the movie I got the job of slapping Nicole Kidman’s bottom.”
“Nicole told me not to hold back so I didn’t, but it sure got chins wagging on set,” said Dee with a huge smile on his face.… Members read the rest!

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Entertainers march under one banner on Anzac Day

April 24, 2013

Spirit of Anzacs sees banner held high


ENTERTAINERS Dee Donavan, Sylvia Raye, Lorrae Desmond, Dinah Lee, Jacki De Paul, Lynne Fletcher and Little Patti have given Australian performers who entertained the troops in war zones a special place in Sydney’s annual April 25 Anzac Day march.

Until seven years ago, performers who travelled to the war zones in Korea, Malaya, Vietnam, Iraq, East Timor, Afghanistan, Solomon Islands, and the United Nations to bolster the spirits of our fighting diggers were relegated to finding a spot with one of the battalions if they wanted to march – never having a `unit’ of their own in which they could all march as a combined `force’.

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Dee Donavan – gentleman of showbiz (1994)

March 31, 2013

Silver Baron wins the ladies' votes
On With the Show's
Flashback to Variety Today 1994

THE entertainment industry's `Silver Baron' - alias Dee Donavan - is enjoying quite a bit of attention from Australia's female population, according to a Sydney Morning Herald columnist.

Dee, who is affectionately known as the Silver Baron, because of his silver hair and distinguished looks, has earned himself another title it seems - as Prince of the Ladies Day Shows.

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