Maureen Prest was the promotions and public relations manager for Batley Variety Club 1967-1974. She was a close friend and confidant of James Corrigan, the founder of the club.

Maureen has worked as a theatrical agent, artist promoter and record producer. After leaving show business in 1974, she launched a successful fashion business with multiple outlets.

Her book King of Clubs tells the amazing personal life story of James Corrigan. It is the only insider’s account of the incredible adventure that was the world famous Batley Variety Club.