Max Bygraves - Stars In My Eyes

Max Bygraves presents an eight-part series recounting stories of showbiz friends past and present.

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0119991128

In this first programme, he recalls Jimmy Durante, Noel Coward and Geoff Love.

0219991205

In this second programme, Max Miller is slightly blue, Bing Crosby watches Max having trouble on the green, and Max's `Pink Toothbrush' goes gold.

0319991212

In this third programme, he looks at the art of the comedy song with a little inspiration from Judy Garland, Perry Como and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.

0419991219

In this fourth programme, he explains why Sammy Davis Jr never met Fred Astaire and recalls how his own songwriting talents were appreciated by George Formby

0519991226

In this fifth programme, he sings songs and tells some anecdotes about some of his favourite comedians - Victor Borge, Joyce Grenfell, Norman Wisdom and Andy Stewart.

0620000102

In this sixth programme, he pays homage to the 1930s - when the average wage was two pounds a week, the talkies had only just arrived and there were songs to sing along to.

0720000109

Max Bygraves presents a penultimate selection of stories from the pages of his diaries and sings some more of his favourite songs.

08 LAST20000116

Max Bygraves concludes his selection of stories from the pages of his diaries with stories about Bruce Forsyth, Lord Archer, Terry-Thomas, Peter Finch, Peter Sellers and Sir Alec Guinness