SOME PEOPLE TALK TO THE TREES -
I TALKED TO THE STARS.
Celebrity interviews from the 1970's and beyond.
Click on the YOU TUBE logo next to each guest to hear my interview on You Tube.
Harry H. Corbett. Recorded at his home in London  - a wonderful morning with Harry, his wife and his dog !
Jon Pertwee.  Recorded at the Webbington Hotel and Country Club, Somerset. We just kept talking -
Morecambe and Wise.
A combination of 2 interviews, they requested that I did a second one with them the following year ! Total mayhem!
Lenny Henry.  Recorded at the Heatherton Grange Hotel, near Taunton, where I was the Cabaret Compere.
Tony Bennett. Recorded at the London Palladium where Tony was appearing with Lena Horne - my 100th show.
Robert Morley. A difficult subject who started the interview by trying to read the Evening paper as he was talking to me !
Anna Massey.  Recorded over a cup of tea in the restaurant at the Millennium Hotel, Glasgow.
Howard Keel. Recorded in London.
Ken Dodd. Recorded after his show in Exeter, where he insisted on doing the recording despite a very heavy cold, the show must go on he said !
Sir Norman Wisdom. Recorded over lunch at his Summer Season Cottage in Torquay.
David Suchet. Recorded at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter.
Talking about religion and of course - Hercule Poirot.
Sir Michael Caine. A short recording during a Variety Club event at Battersea Park in London.
Ed Stewart. Recorded during his Radio One show appearance in Taunton, Somerset.
Sheila Hancock. Recorded during a break in rehearsals in London.
David Essex. A short recording during a Variety Club event at Battersea Park in London.
The Beverley Sisters.  Recorded after their show in Taunton, Somerset.
Sarah Miles. Recorded at the  Piccadilly Theatre London.
Michael Crawford. A short recording during a Variety Club event at Battersea Park in London.
Anthony Quayle.  Recorded at his home in London.
Kenneth More.  Recorded before a live transmission of the BBC Any Questions show in Taunton, Somerset.
Percy Thrower.  Recorded at his Garden Centre in Shrewsbury.
Dave Allen. Recorded in his hotel the morning after a very, very late cabaret show.
Paul Melba, a multi-talented impressionist who became "many voices" during our recording.
Colin Welland. Recorded in London. A man with forthright views !
Dick Emery.  Recorded after his show in Taunton, Somerset.
Peter Goodwright. Another multi-talented impressionist who became "many voices" during our recording.
Wendy Craig, recorded during a store opening in Exeter, Devon.
James Beck. A short recording during a Variety Club event at Battersea Park in London. His recorded interviews are very rare.
Helen Shapiro. Recorded at the Heatherton Grange Hotel, near Taunton, where I was the Cabaret Compere.
Polly James. Recorded in Bridgwater, Somerset where she was appearing with Michael Williams and Martin Best.
Frankie Vaughan.  Recorded after his show in Taunton, Somerset.
Billy Fury. Recorded after his show at the Heatherton Grange Hotel, near Taunton, where I was the Cabaret Compere.
Judith Durham. A bundle of fun - just part of our conversation.
Wayne Nutt.   Recorded after his show in Taunton, Somerset.
Michael Barrymore. Recorded after his show at the Heatherton Grange Hotel, near Taunton, where I was the Cabaret Compere. Little did I know then the controversial path his career would take !
Pat Mooney. Recorded after his show at the Heatherton Grange Hotel, near Taunton, where I was the Cabaret Compere.
Dame Diana Rigg. Recorded at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter. Apologies for the abrupt ending, this is all that remains of my original cassette tape !
Lionel Murton. Recorded in London.
By jove - did I really talk like that !   I presented over 120 shows and the recordings above are the only ones that remain from those fragile cassette tapes that we used in those days. Among the many other guests that I can remember are Eric Porter, Ronnie Corbett, Alton Douglas, George Cole, Dick Haymes, Derek Nimmo, Joe Baker, Dickie Henderson, Harry Secombe, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde, Stan Stennett, Max Boyce, Desmond Dekker, The Moody Blues, Status Quo, Dana, George Baker, Matt Monro, Barry Foster, Nicholas Parsons, Jimmy Clitheroe, Leslie Crowther, Millicent Martin, Sue Nicholls, Vince Hill, Ronnie Scott and Engelbert Humperdinck.

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