Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile

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First broadcast: Sat 30 Mar 1985

Television presenter

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]

Choices

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

1.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Moonlight Serenade

Performer: The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Lee Dorsey

2.

Lee Dorsey

Workin' In The Coal Mine

Performer: Lee Dorsey

Others who chose this artist

The Beatles

3.

The Beatles

Paperback Writer

Performer: The Beatles

Others who chose this artist

Ray Charles

5.

Ray Charles

I Can't Stop Loving

Performer: Ray Charles

Others who chose this artist

Wham!

6.

Wham!

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

Performer: Wham!

Others who chose this artist

Cole Porter

7.

Cole Porter

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Performer: Cole Porter

Others who chose this artist

Sir Edward Elgar

8.

Castaway's favourite

Sir Edward Elgar

Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1 in D major 'Land of Hope and Glory'

Composer: Sir Edward Elgar

Others who chose this artist

Book

Mail order catalogue by

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Havana cigar

Others who chose a similar luxury

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