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A Good Bit Of Howerd

A Good Bit Of Howerd

  • Radio chat show
  • BBC Light Programme
  • 1963
  • 1 pilot (1 series)

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

Key details

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
1963
Channels
BBC Light Programme
Episodes
1 Pilot
Star
Pete Murray
Producer
Bill Worsley
Companies

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 5th August 1963 at 11:31am on BBC Light Programme
Episode length
29 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Friday 21st April 2017 at 12:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  • Thursday 20th April 2017 at 6:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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