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The Children Act - Episode 10

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

Ray Charles

5.

Ray Charles

I Can't Stop Loving

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Wham!

6.

Wham!

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

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Cole Porter

7.

Cole Porter

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Soloist: Frank Sinatra and Celeste Holm Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra

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Edward Elgar

8.

Castaway's favourite

Edward Elgar

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

Choir: BBC Singers Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Book

Mail order catalogue by

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Luxury item

Havana cigar

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