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Profile: Frank Thornton, actor

Title
Profile: Frank Thornton, actor
Transmission details
2 Nov 1983
Description
Mike Matthews talks to Frank Thornton, English actor born January 15, 1921, who is best known for playing Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served?, Grace and Favour, and Last of the Summer Wine. He talks about his life and his career. His favourite song: a Brazilian one by Antonio Carlos Jobim, sang by Frank Sinatra. The programme was re-transmitted on 06-11-1983. [Box 4]
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Duration
00:49:21
Notes
Includes music. Track 1- Music at approx 5-8 mins; 13-16 mins; 22 mins to end; Track 2- Music at approx 5 mins to end; Track 3- Music at approx 5-9 mins; 15 mins to end.
Misc. notes
Speed:- 7.5ips
Production company
Radio 210
Technical information
Stereo
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Presenter
Mike Matthews
Series Producer
Jonathan Richards
Interviewees
Frank Thornton

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