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A Degree of Frost

A special variety show with host David Frost and guests whose work he admires. He chats to Paul McCartney and introduces performances by Nichols & May (a US comedy duo), the Les Swingle Singers, and puppeteer Burr Tillstrom. (1964)

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 18 May 1964 22:15

Did You Know?

Here, David Frost considers whether Paul McCartney might retire by 2010. In that year, Sir Paul turned 68, released a new album and conducted a tour that included the Hollywood Bowl, where he'd first performed with The Beatles in August 1964.


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