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The One And Only Cilla Black

  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Wed 16 Oct 2013
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  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 42 2013 : Sat 12 Oct - Fri 18 Oct
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In this 50th anniversary special, Paul O'Grady hosts an evening with various friends of Cilla popping by into the studio or sending on screen messages - Christopher Biggins, Amanda Holden, Ringo Starr to name a few.
Viewers will also see rare footage of Cilla with The Beatles from the 60's.
Paul makes Cilla's dream come true and she gets to star in a special Coronation Street scene with Rita & Norris (in the Rovers Return).
Alison Moyet sings 'Anyone Who Had a Heart' and Katie Melua sings 'Alfie' whilst Cilla closes the celebrations singing 'Liverpool Lullaby'.
Cilla plays Blind Date one final time with some of its greatest contestants.