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Tommy Vance (I) (1940–2005)

Tommy Vance was born on July 11, 1940 in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, England as Richard Anthony Crispian Francis Prue Hope-West. He was an actor, known for Slade in Flame (1975), Pressure (1976) and Metal Mickey (1980). He was married to Fern, Stella Bursa and Susan Hanson. He died on March 6, 2005 in Kent, England. See full bio »


(age 64) in Kent, England, UK

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Known For

Slade in Flame Ricky Storm
Pressure Radio DJ
Metal Mickey Disc jockey
Steptoe and Son Disc Jockey


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 2000 The Plastic King (TV Movie)
 1998-2000 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.43 (2000)
- Episode #4.42 (2000)
- Episode #4.38 (2000)
- Episode #4.37 (2000)
- Episode #4.29 (2000)
 1980 Metal Mickey (TV Series)
Disc jockey
- Music Man Mickey (1980) ... Disc jockey
 1976 Pressure
Radio DJ
 1975 Slade in Flame
Ricky Storm
 1972 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Disc Jockey
- The Desperate Hours (1972) ... Disc Jockey (voice)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

Hosted rock music programmes on the radio.

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1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Did You Know?


While working as a DJ on the American radio station KOR Seattle in 1964, using the name Rick West, he had to stand in at the last minute for a DJ called Tommy Vance who had failed to arrive, and was billed under this name on the programme. He decided to carry on using this stage name for the rest of his life.

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