Ever the bridesmaid, never the bride...Ronnie conducted the orchestra (often, as seen right, in suit, bowler and with an umbrella) for 7 UK Eurovision entries, coming runner-up on four occasions.
|1977||Rock Bottom||Lynsey de Paul and Mike Moran||Lynsey de Paul & Mike Moran||2nd|
|1982||One step further||Simon Jeffries||Bardo||7th|
|1987||Only the light||Richard Peebles||Rikki||13th|
|1988||Go||Julie Forsyth (daughter of Bruce!)||Scott Fitzgerald||2nd|
|1989||Why do I always get it wrong||Brian Hodgson and John Beeby||Live Report||2nd|
|1991||A message to your heart||Paul Curtis||Samantha Janus||=10th|
|1992||One step out of time||Tony Ryan / Paul Davies / Victor Stratton||Michael Ball||2nd|
... in addition to regularily being the conductor for the 'Song for Europe' shows. Not only that, but it would appear that he's been moonlighting for the Norwegians, appearing on the Selection Jury for Norway in 1985 along with Tony Visconti, Stikkan Anderson and Anne Marie David. No wonder the "nil points" - they were nobbled by our own Euro-hero!