Matt Monro

Matt Monro FIAffectionate tribute to ‘the singers’ singer’. Matt Monro was regarded as Britain’s Frank Sinatra and enjoyed an international signing career with chart topping albums and sell out concerts around the world. The programme includes interviews with his widow Mickie, his daughter Michelle and his son Matt Monro Jr. Continue reading “Matt Monro”

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Morecambe and Wise

Morecambe and Wise FISpecial two-part documentary paying tribute to Britain’s favourite comedy duo. The programme tells the story of the pair’s rise to stardom and their progression onto television, where they became the nation’s favourite for over a decade. Contributions include interviews with Eric’s widow, Joan and their son, Gary. Continue reading “Morecambe and Wise”

David Croft

David Croft FIUndoubtedly the single most influential figure in British comedy and the man behind many of the most successful series from the BBC’s golden age, including Dad’s Army, Are You Being Served and Hi-De-Hi. Includes interviews with David, Jimmy Perry, Ruth Madoc and Frank Williams. Continue reading “David Croft”

Frankie Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan FIAuthor and historian Malcolm MacFarlane pays tribute to the extraordinary and inspirational life of Frankie Vaughan. The programme explores Frankie’s rise to fame and his decades at the top, as well as his work for charity, in particular the Boys Brigade, which played an important part in his early life. Continue reading “Frankie Vaughan”

Bob Monkhouse

Recorded in his dressing room shortly before he went on stage to entertain another full house, Bob speaks openly about his life and his career. He recounts his childhood, his passion for films, being typecast by some as a game show host and working with some of the world’s greatest performers, including Bob Hope and Rosemary Clooney. Continue reading “Bob Monkhouse”