Glamorous Nights - The Ivor Novello Story

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19980911

Chris Stuart presents a seven-part profile of songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright Ivor Novello. In the fifth programme he plays songs from some of Novello's musical shows and hears from those who performed with him.

Gay19980925

Chris Stuart profiles songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright Ivor Novello. In the final programme, there is music from Novello's last stage show `Gay's the Word', and his biographer Sandy Wilson and Ned Sherrin assess Novello's reputation today.

Perchance To Dream19980918

Chris Stuart presents a seven-part profile of songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright Ivor Novello. In the penultimate he unravels the story of Novello's six-week stay at Wormwood Scrubs and tells of his triumphant return to the London stage with his show `Perchance to Dream'.

198C0119980807

Chris Stuart presents a seven-part profile of the songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright.

Performers Mary Ellis and Barry Sinclair and biographer Sandy Wilson celebrate a man who was adored by millions.

198C0219980814

Chris Stuart presents a seven-part profile of songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright Ivor Novello.

In this programme, he looks at Ivor's formative years, including his memories of his mother, his musical heroes and his earliest published songs.

198C03Keep The Home Fires Burning19980821

Chris Stuart presents a seven-part profile of songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright Ivor Novello.

In the third programme, he tells the story behind the writing of `Keep the Home Fires Burning', Novello's first great hit.

198C0419980828

Chris Stuart presents a seven-part profile of songwriter, stage actor, screen idol and playwright Ivor Novello.

The fourth programme includes more of Novello's little-known early songs, and the story of his successful career as a playwright.