Filmed: Thursday 9 September 1982
Location: Freiheitshalle, Kulmbacher Straße 4, Hof, German
Broadcast: Thursday 9 September 1982, LIVE, 19:30-21:00, ZDF, Germany
Release status: Unreleased
Duration: 1:27:00 for entire programme, 8:25 for Frida bits
Shown in: Germany
In 1968 ZDF Television launched a new music spectacular entitled Star Parade. The James Last Orchestra were residents for the 50 shows produced.
James Last's Star Parade 'morphed' into Show Express and started in September 1980. In the 90-minute production featuring The James Last Orchestra, national and international stars and some new ideas (TV ballet, news from music and show business, film clips). The series included nine live episodes:
In this episode some moments of the 27 Novemer 1980 edition of Show Express were shown, then Frida performed I Know There's Something Going On and Baby Don't You Cry No More and was briefly interviewed between the songs by the host Michael Schanze.
Running order of this Episode:
As reported in September 1982's Bravo: "Frida arrived by private jet from Frankfurt and performed from recently released album for the first time live. Immediately after the broadcast, Anni-Frid and her entourage boarded the plane again that took them back to Frankfurt". After the show Frida received the third Otto-prize for ABBA as the third best group in West Germany in 1981.
Click here for a TV listing from de Stem 9 September 1982, p.5
Thursday 9 September 1982, LIVE, 19:30-21:00, ZDF, Germany
Rebroadcast on ABBA-Kultnacht on Saturday 2 November 2002, Germany