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Jack Parnell

Bandleader, Musician
5 August 1923 to 7 August 2010

A jazz drummer familiar to British audiences from the 1950s, Parnell was the resident bandleader on programmes such as Sunday Night At The London Palladium (1955-67) and The Muppet Show (1976-81). He was also musical director at ATV (1956-1981), and composed theme music for The Golden Shot (1967-75) and others.

- Read Jack Parnell's Telegraph Obituary
- Read Jack Parnell's Guardian Obituary