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Matt Monro

Episode 1 of 3

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 17 February 2014

Barbara Windsor celebrates the life & career of the biggest names in popular entertainment from the worlds of music, comedy and movies; Matt Monro, Marty Feldman and Alfred Hitchcock.

These three icons all have one big thing in common, like Barbara they were all born in London's east end. They grew up as east end boys and as east end men they went on to conquer the world! Oh yes, they were true eastenders alright!

This week, Barbara celebrates 'the man with the golden voice', 'the singers singer' and one of the greatest musical exports this country has ever known, Matt Monro.

With new interviews from Michele Monro (Matt's daughter & biographer), Johnny Mathis, Monica Mancini, Don Black, Buddy Greco, Helen Shapiro, Rosemary Squires and Richard Moore. And interviews from the archive of the late Mickie Monro (Matt's widow), the late Billy May, the late Dave Allen and the late David Jacobs.


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