The stunning images contained within these pages celebrate Cilla Black’s remarkable showbusiness career. They also celebrate a woman who grew up in the spotlight of international stardom yet was never blinded to the importance of family and friends. Her warm ability to communicate directly with everyone she encountered has won her a lifetime of devoted fans.
Musical and comedic, her fifty-year career has swept her from the glamour of Sixties recording success to unprecedented TV dominance as a female host. The fact she made it all seem so easy is a testament to her consummate professionalism. There is only one Cilla and we are proud to look back at her inspiring contribution over the past five decades.
THE STORY OF CILLA
Anyone who had a heart would be moved by the story of Britain’s topselling female recording artist of the Sixties: Cilla Black. By the age of twenty-one she had jumped from obscurity as a clerk-typist in Liverpool to chart success.