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A Good Bit Of Howerd

BBC Light Programme chat show featuring Frankie Howerd. 1 pilot in 1963. Stars Pete Murray.

A Good Bit Of Howerd

Frankie Howerd tells Pete Murray some of his secrets in this one-off programme from 1963

Chat Show
BBC Light Programme
1 Pilot
Pete Murray
Bill Worsley

Frankie Howerd tells Pete Murray some of his secrets, with excerpts from some of Frankie's broadcasts. Describing himself as "the sex kitten of the BBC", Frankie is lightly grilled by DJ Pete.

Frankie gives full credit for his success to his writers up to then, including Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Explaining that he never ad-libs, they touch on his singing abilities and Frankie's approach to performing in front of an audience.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 5th August 1963 on BBC Light Programme at 11:31am
Episode length
29 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 21st April 2017 at 12:30am on Radio 4 Extra