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Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile OBE began his career in the mines but, as a result of an accident, he took up dance hall management.

In conversation with Roy Plomley, he describes how he became a disc jockey and talks about his very successful television series Jim'll Fix It.

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

Favourite track: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D Major by Edward Elgar
Book: Mail order catalogue
Luxury: Havana cigar

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Apr 1985 09:05

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