Jimmy Tarbuck Interview

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Jimmy Tarbuck is a TV icon and one of the UK’s best EVER front of cloth comedians.

His natural warmth is remarkable, his masterful delivery is perfection and his warmth & charm is unstoppable.

Jimmy was the original host of ‘Live at the London Palladium’ in 1964 and has spent 50 years at the top of Showbiz ever since!

At 77 he’s still touring and at the top of his game! He’ll be Live with his pal Des O’Connor this summer at the Winter Gardens.

Don’t miss Jimmy & Des LIVE in Blackpool July 29th 2017 BOOK TICKETS HERE!

Enjoy an EXCLUSIVE interview with Jimmy & Alex via YouTube:

Born in Liverpool, Tarbuck attended Dovedale Primary School where he was a schoolmate of John Lennon.

His first television show was It’s Tarbuck ’65! on ITV in 1964, and he was the last original host of Sunday Night at the London Palladium, from 1965.

He has also hosted numerous quiz shows, including Winner Takes All, Full Swing, and Tarby’s Frame Game.


In the 1980s, he hosted similar Sunday night variety shows, Live From Her Majesty’s, Live from the Piccadilly and finally Live from the Palladium, which were produced by LWT.

He was appearing on the fourth series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2006, but he was forced to pull out for medical reasons.

Here’s Alex & Jimmy in 2015:

In 2008, he returned to a variety format on television screens when he co-hosted, alongside Emma Bunton, an edition of ITV1’s variety show, For One Night Only.

On 25 May 2012 he appeared on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories while in 2012 he was invited to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Variety Performance.

Interview recorded 14th March 2017 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio.