2/6. Desmond Carrington profiles historically significant entertainers from the worlds of cabaret, revue and theatre, continuing with the tremendously popular singer, comedian and performer Gracie Fields , who died in 1979, aged 81. Famous for her humble roots and her pull with the public - peaking in the 30s and 40s - Fields was the top-paid female performer of her day. Her hits included Sally, Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me
Goodbye, The Biggest Aspidistra in the World and The Isle of Capri.
Actress Alex Kingston reads a newly abridged version of Daphne du Maurier's masterful tale of romance and suspense.
5/8. Mrs Danvers suggests that
Mrs de Winter wear one of Rebecca's gowns to the annual fancy dress ball, with disastrous results.
Abridged by Neville Teller
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