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Chip Esten , former star of Buddy the musical, tells the story of the legendary Buddy Holly, plays his music, and lets us into the secrets of the backstage dramas and anecdotes behind the enormously successful West End show.
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Unknown:
Chip Esten

Robin Boyle introduces more classic comedy from the wireless archive.
This week, a 1958 edition of Hancock's Half Hour entitled Sunday Afternoon at Home, rightly regarded in popular and critical esteem as the best show
Tony Hancock ever made for radio.
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson , and also starring Sidney James , Bill Kerr , Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams. Music by Wally Stott.
Producer Richard Edis Rpt

Contributors

Introduces:
Robin Boyle
Unknown:
Tony Hancock
Written By:
Ray Galton
Written By:
Alan Simpson
Unknown:
Sidney James
Unknown:
Bill Kerr
Unknown:
Hattie Jacques
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams.
Music By:
Wally Stott.
Producer:
Richard Edis Rpt

Ken Bruce introduces a foot-tapping concert of Big Band classics from an age when dance and swing were king. Performed by the BBC Big Band, conducted by Barry Forgie , with Angela Christian and Jeff Hooper. From the De La Warr
Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea.
During the interval at 8.20, Sheila Tracey talks to the sidemen from the Big
Bands of the swing era. Producer Robin Sedgley

Contributors

Introduces:
Ken Bruce
Conducted By:
Barry Forgie
Unknown:
Angela Christian
Unknown:
Jeff Hooper.
Talks:
Sheila Tracey
Producer:
Robin Sedgley

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