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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

With new hits.

: Jeremy Vine


: Steve Wright

: Simon Mayo

: Bonjour Mr Aznavour

New series. 1/4. Petula Clark celebrates perhaps the most famous of all French entertainers, Charles Aznavour, who, like Clark, has recorded more than 800 tracks, and in many languages. A former protege of Edith Piaf, Aznavour is credited with reinventing the chanson form with lyrics of despair and realism. His appeal has been global, with sales of 100 million discs, including 1974's UK number one She. He also wrote Hier Encore (Roy Clark's 1969 hit Yesterday When I Was Young). Features new interviews with Aznavour, Nana Mouskouri, Fred Melia (ex-Compagnons de la
Chanson), French-to-English lyricists Herbert Kretzmer (She), Dee Shipman and Marcel Stellman, and likewise Armenian-born Atom Egoyan, who directed Aznavour in Ararat (2002).
Producers Laura Metcalfe and Jo Wheeler


Presenter: Petula Clark
Interviewee: Charles Aznavour
Interviewee: Nana Mouskouri
Interviewee: Fred Melia
Interviewee: Herbert Kretzmer
Interviewee: Dee Shipman
Interviewee: Marcel Stellman
Interviewee: Atom Egoyan
Producer: Laura Metcalfe
Producer: Jo Wheeler

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra with teen singing star Faryl Smith , tenor John Owen -Jones and Bangor's Glanaethwy
Choir. Presented by Ruthie Henshall.


Unknown: Richard Balcombe
Tenor: Faryl Smith
Tenor: John Owen
Presented By: Ruthie Henshall.

: Roger Moore:My Word Is My Bond

4/6. Memories of The Saint (1961-69) and The Persuaders! (1971-2).

: Mark Lamarr

: Mike Harding

Rptd from Wed

: Mo Dutta

Music and chat.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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