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Goldie Hawn

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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 23 September 2012

Kirsty Young's castaway is Hollywood's prototype dizzy blond, Goldie Hawn.

Like most things in Tinseltown the image is somewhat at odds with the reality. Goldie is an Academy Award winner and producer who's been on the A list for 40-odd years, starring alongside Peter Sellers, Walter Matthau and Woody Allen. She's now transmuted from fantasy pin-up to best selling author - she writes parenting manuals and spearheads a childhood learning initiative.

She tells Kirsty about her journey from dancing in sleazy go-go bars to bagging an Oscar, how she coped with the difficulties her early success brought her and how she met her husband of 29 years, Kurt Russell.

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    The Rolling Stones (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

    Composer: Mick Jagger/Keith Richards

    Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass), LONDON

  • Image for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Overture to Romeo and Juliet

    Artist: Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim

    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4; Romeo & Juliet, Teldec

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra Fly Me to the Moon

    Composer: Bart Howard

    My Way: The Best Of Frank Sinatra, Warner

  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse Back to Black

    Composer: Amy Winehouse

    Back To Black, UNIVERSAL

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Let It Be

    Composer: Lennon /McCartney

    1, EMI

  • Image for John Barry

    John Barry I had a farm in Africa

    Composer: John Barry

    Out of Africa, MCA

  • Image for Gipsy Kings

    Gipsy Kings Volare

    Composer: Modugno/Parish

    The Gipsy Kings Greatest Hits., COLUMBIA

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    John Lennon Imagine

    Composer: John Lennon

    The John Lennon Collection, PARLOPHONE

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