Who remembers when these famous faces came to town?

Below is when Liverpudlian comedian and keen golfer Jimmy Tarbuck took a swing on the roof of The Gaumont theatre – now the Mayflower.

Liverpool comedian and keen golfer Jimmy Tarbuck taking a swing on the roof of tThe Mayflower Theatre - The Gaumont at the time. July 24, 1973.

The former Sunday Night at the London Palladium had bought his Christmas show to the Southampton theatre for three weeks in December 1979.

Below is a picture of American actor and film producer Burt Lancaster as he arrived in Southampton from New York.

Burt Lancaster, actor arriving in Southampton. June 14, 1951. THE SOUTHERN DAILY ECHO ARCHIVES. STARS ON SHIPS. Ref: 9402.

The Hollywood legend passed through the town on June 14, 1951, on his way to London where he spent the next six months filming The Crimson Pirate.

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