Not to be forgotten: Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael’s visit to China as British pop group Wham! in 1985 was groundbreaking at the time. Photo: SCMP Archives
Not to be forgotten: Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael’s visit to China as British pop group Wham! in 1985 was groundbreaking at the time. Photo: SCMP Archives

Remembering George Michael: four years after his death on Christmas Day, we look back at Wham!’s groundbreaking 1985 China tour

Wham!’s Last Christmas debuted 35 years ago in 1985, the same year the duo performed a series of groundbreaking concerts in China – their manager, Simon Napier-Bell, explains how it unfolded

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Not to be forgotten: Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael’s visit to China as British pop group Wham! in 1985 was groundbreaking at the time. Photo: SCMP Archives
Not to be forgotten: Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael’s visit to China as British pop group Wham! in 1985 was groundbreaking at the time. Photo: SCMP Archives
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