Max Bygraves - Stars In My Eyes

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



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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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

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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