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Frankie Howerd. Frankie Howerd. Copyright: BBC.

A Good Bit Of Howerd

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

A Good Bit Of Howerd

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

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
1963
Channel
BBC Light Programme
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Pete Murray and Frankie Howerd
Producer
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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