June Whitfield

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is one of the most familiar and best-loved figures of British comedy over the last 40 years - June Whitfield. Whether as Eth, with her boyfriend Ron, in the Glums in the 1950s, or June, with Terry Scott, in Terry and June, her consummate professionalism has brought laughter and fun to millions of people. She'll be talking to Sue Lawley about her early career as well as her most recent one as what has been described as Britain's answer to Jane Fonda, presenting a keep-fit TV programme for the over-60s.

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

Favourite track: The Trolley Song by Judy Garland
Book: A do-it-yourself manual
Luxury: Supply of cocoa butter and hat

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 4 May 1990 09:05

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestJune Whitfield

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