Hollywood Charmers

Episodes

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01David Niven20090407

01David Niven2009040720150219 (R2)

Michael York explores the life and career of the Sandhurst-trained gentleman and actor who was Ian Fleming's first choice of actor to play James Bond.

01David Niven *20090407

Michael York explores the life and career of the Sandhurst-trained gentleman and actor who was Ian Fleming's first choice of actor to play James Bond. Part of Radio 2 at the Movies.

02Errol Flynn * *20090414

Michael York tells the story of the Australian-born actor who was almost as famous for his womanising and hedonism as for his swashbuckling film roles.

02Errol Flynn20090414

02Errol Flynn2009041420150226 (R2)

Michael York tells the story of the Australian-born actor who was almost as famous for his womanising and hedonism as for his swashbuckling film roles.

03Omar Sharif20090421

03Omar Sharif2009042120150305 (R2)

A series profiling some of Hollywood's most charming leading men.

This week Michael York looks at Omar Sharif, who was born in Alexandria in 1932 and became one of Egypt's biggest stars before moving to Hollywood. His breakthrough came in 1962, with an Academy Award-nominated performance in Lawrence of Arabia and he was subsquently much sought-after as a leading man in films like Doctor Zhivago and Funny Girl. Later in his career, he settled into less demanding roles but Sharif returned to form in 2003 with a César award for his performance in Monsieur Ibrahim Et Les Fleurs Du Coran. He is also a world-class contract bridge player and has written several books on this subject.

Producer/Neil Rosser

Ladbroke.

03Omar Sharif2009042120150305 (R2)

A series profiling some of Hollywood's most charming leading men.

This week Michael York looks at Omar Sharif, who was born in Alexandria in 1932 and became one of Egypt's biggest stars before moving to Hollywood. His breakthrough came in 1962, with an Academy Award-nominated performance in Lawrence of Arabia and he was subsquently much sought-after as a leading man in films like Doctor Zhivago and Funny Girl. Later in his career, he settled into less demanding roles but Sharif returned to form in 2003 with a César award for his performance in Monsieur Ibrahim Et Les Fleurs Du Coran. He is also a world-class contract bridge player and has written several books on this subject.

Producer/Neil Rosser

Ladbroke.

03Omar Sharif *20090421

Michael York profiles the actor who was born in Alexandria in 1932 and became one of Egypt's biggest stars before moving to Hollywood.

04 LASTRoger Moore20090428

04 LASTRoger Moore2009042820150312 (R2)

Michael York continues to profile some of Hollywood's most charming leading men.

This week's Charmer is Sir Roger Moore, the debonair 007, who dispatched villains with one eyebrow raised. Features a new interview with Roger, plus contributions from film producer A.C. Lyles, director Arthur Hiller, screenwriter Larry Gelbart, composer Leslie Bricusse, as well as actors Patrick MacNee and Stefanie Powers.

04 LASTRoger Moore *20090428

Michael York continues to profile some of Hollywood's most charming leading men.

  • * roger reads the first excerpt from his autobiography my word is my bond on friday at 9.15pm.

    Michael York profiles sir roger moore

  • this week's charmer is sir roger moore*, the debonair 007, who dispatched villains with one eyebrow raised. features a new interview with roger, plus contributions from film producer a.c. lyles, director arthur hiller, screenwriter Larry Gelbart, composer leslie bricusse, as well as actors patrick macnee and stefanie powers