3/4. RuthieHenshall pays tribute to powerhouse singer Rosemary Clooney , who enjoyed terrific success from 1951 to 1957 with an ethnically spiced repertoire that includes 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's split from actor Jose Ferrer and her breakdown following the end of a relationship with arranger Nelson Riddle.
A special edition featuring
Cliff Richard , who celebrates 47 years in the music business.
Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, live from the Mermaid in London.
Presented by Aled Jones.
Actor David Warner reads an abridged version of Charles Dickens 's tale of childhood poverty in Victorian London. 2/6. Having escaped the Sowerberrys, Oliver walks for seven days. Once in London he meets Jack Dawkins , the Artful Dodger. Abridged by Neville Teller
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