He was a boy from Bermondsey in East London who went on to become Britain’s original rock ‘n’ roller with 24 hit singles to his name, including "Rock The Caveman", "Singing The Blues", "Butterfingers", "A Handful Of Songs" and "Little White Bull". He starred in films both in the UK and in Hollywood as well as appearing on the West End stage in numerous hit musicals including Singin in the Rain
, Some Like it Hot
. Tommy Steele is also a novelist, sculptor, painter and a songwriter who had a hand in dozens of his early recordings, including many of his hits. Tommy Steele is also a national treasure, instantly recognisable to anyone over the age of 45 for not just his many achievements but also because there wasn’t a Saturday that went by without "Little White Bull" being played during Uncle Mac’s Children’s Favourites
on the BBC.