2/4. Ruthie Henshall pays tribute to powerhouse singer Rosemary Clooney , who enjoyed terrific success from 1951 to 1957 with an ethnically spiced repertoire that included Come On-a My House, Half as Much, Botch-a-Me, Hey
There, This Ole House and Mambo Italiano. The singer, whose life was not without personal troubles, died in 2002, aged 74. This edition recalls Clooney at the peak of her success, though juggling her recording career and her family life starts to take its toll.
New series 1/6. Actor David Warner reads a new, abridged version of Charles Dickens 's tale of childhood poverty in Victorian London, first published in serial form from 1837 to 1839. 1/6. This opening chapter recalls the early years of Oliver Twist , who is orphaned at birth with the death of his mother.
Abridged by Neville Teller
Producer Neil Gardner
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