Bob Monkhouse

Sue Lawley's castaway this morning is the comedian and television host Bob Monkhouse. He began his career as a schoolboy writing jokes for established comedians. Later he became a gag writer for radio. But it was television which made his name. From the Golden Shot to Bob's Full House, he reckons he's hosted more than 27 different shows.

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

Favourite track: Adagio for Strings, Opus 11 by Samuel Barber
Book: The Adventures of Alice by Lewis Carroll
Luxury: Clarinet

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45 minutes

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New Year's Day 1999 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestBob Monkhouse

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