The Eamonn Andrews Show[08/05/66] (1966)

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Titles and introduction of guests (01.27). Eamonn Andrews introduces a party at the Piccadilly hotel. Introduces Harry H Corbett (02.48). A few jokes about the smart suit and bow tie, Harry H Corbett is asked his now home in Kent and whether he does any gardening. Asked about when he left Manchester and working in Joan Littlewood's theatre workshop. Andrews introduces his next guest Billie Whitelaw (07.40) Andrews asks what it was like for Billie working with Harry. Andrews asks about her name and she tells how her father registered her name as Billie. Asked about performing. Shakespeare and 'Hobson's Choice' in Moscow. Andrews announces break and guests to come. (12.42) clock (12.46) titles (13.00) Andrews points out famous people in the audience Joe Mercer, Dr Michael Winstanley, Jeannie Carson and Matt Busby with Bobby Charlton. (15.20) Eamonn introduces Jackie Trent singing 'You came a long from St Louis'. (17.32) Shot of audience applauding (17.49) Andrews introduces next guest Peter Moloney (18.04). Andrews asks Peter about describing himself as a 'word monger'. Andrews asks his other guests about their teachers (24.03). Andrews announces the break and the guests to follow. (24.24) Clock (25.39) Andrews welcomes back with another witicism from Peter Moloney and introduces Gerry Marsden singing 'Alleluiah'. (29.46) Shot of audience applauding (29:54). Andrews introduces his last guest Sir John Barborolli (30.42) Sir John arrives to warm applause and takes a seat. Andrews asks about his involvement with the first music performance on independent television. Andrews asks about his nationality. He explains, sitting next to Harry H Corbett, that when they first met he asked him if he was a 'proper cockney like me'. Then explains his Padua background. Asked about rebuilding the Halle Orchestra he explains the auditions for people in wartime. Eamonn says goodnight and thanks his guests. (45.21) end titles

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