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Where Are They Now?


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Presented by David Jacobs
How many times have you wondered what happened to the people who made headlines in the past - and have since disappeared? Tonight DAVID JACOBS talks to
Reita Faria , the Indian medical student who was crowned Miss World in 1966. Also, Sir Alec Rose , the Southsea greengrocer who sailed single-handed round the world; and Gerald Campion , the actor who was the greediest school-boy of them all, Billy Bunter. Where are they all now?
Associate producer JOHN JACOBS Producer SHIRLEY FISHER


Presented By: David Jacobs
Talks: David Jacobs
Unknown: Reita Faria
Unknown: Sir Alec Rose
Unknown: Gerald Campion
Unknown: Billy Bunter.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: John Jacobs
Producer: Shirley Fisher

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