Jimmy Tarbuck

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This week Sue Lawley's castaway is the entertainer Jimmy Tarbuck. Originally from Liverpool, he began his career as a redcoat at Butlins holiday camp. He went on to become a compere at the London Palladium and fronted numerous comedy and game shows including 'Winner Takes All'.
In recent years he's returned to the stand up circuit and is a popular after-dinner speaker. He's also turned his passion for golf into a new venture with a series of videos on the world's best and worst courses.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Oh! My Beloved Father (O Mio Babbino Caro) by Giacomo Puccini
Book: The Essential Henry Longhurst by Henry Longhurst
Luxury: Own set of golf clubs and balls

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45 minutes

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Fri 16 Jan 2004 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestJimmy Tarbuck

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