The ever glamorous icon of the 70’s Valerie Leon made her west End debut in Funny Girl with Barbra Streisand at The Prince Of Wales Theatre. London.
During her career she has been associated with three British Cults: Bond, Carry On and Hammer Horrorand was the face of one of the most successful advertising campaigns in British history – the Hai Karate series.
She appeared in six Carry On films, two Bond films – The Spy Who Loved me with Roger Moore and Never Say Never Again with Sean Connery, and had a dual starring role in Hammer Horror’s – Blood From The Mummy’s Tomb.
Apart from film and theatre she has worked on numerous television shows with some of Britain’s best loved comedians. She also worked with Michael Caine in the original film of The Italian Job, Richard Harris and Richard Burton in The Wild Geese and took whipping lessons to prepare for her role as Tanya The Lotus Eater in Revenge Of The Pink Panther with Peter Sellers.
In her entertaining talks Valerie tells of life and work during this golden age of film and television and illustrates the talk with vintage material from her association with some of the 70’s classics.