June Remnant alias June Wheeler alias June Sansous alias June Bassi alias Lizzi la sorcière ( the witch)  it all designates the same person , and  many different shows … It also designates my mother .

June Remnant in a siren suit during the war , to be worn in shelters 1941

June Remnant
in a siren suit during the war , to be worn in shelters 1941

Why all the names ? They are more than roles , they are true identities each in their own time .

circa 1936 Baby June Wheeler a world war spoilt the beginning of her career

circa 1936
Baby June Wheeler
a world war spoilt the beginning of her career

June Wheeler in the pantomime "Goodie two shoes" 1946

June Wheeler in the pantomime “Babes in the woods” 1946, with hat in white ( third right)

The art speaking verse  certificat of merit delivered by the poetry society

The art speaking verse
certificat of merit delivered by the poetry society

 

June Wheeler BBC 1951, 2nd top right .

June Wheeler BBC 1951, 2nd top left .

June Wheeler Tiller Girl 17 years old

June Wheeler
Tiller Girl
17 years old

All the Ballet in the car with Jimmy Wheeler

All the Ballet in the car with Jimmy Wheeler

Even in private my family has always talked and behaved as if there was a permanent public around , overhearing and overlooking our lives .

Autrement dit Papa et Maman

Leo Bassi senior et June 1962

In fact my aunt Anna, my father’s sister , used to called people who were not in show business “civilians” …

Trio Bassi June, Leo senior  Leo Junior

Trio Bassi
June, Leo senior
Leo Junior

Artists don’t belong to themselves .

LIZZI LA SORCIERE

LIZZI LA SORCIERE

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