Young at Heart (1960 TV series)

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Young at Heart
Genre Music
Presented by Jimmy Savile; Valerie Masters
Country of origin UK
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 8
Production company(s) Tyne Tees Television
Original network ITV
Original release 4 May 1960 (1960-05-04).[1]

Young at Heart was a British television music programme presented by TV veteran and radio DJ Jimmy Savile and Valerie Masters. Produced by Tyne Tees Television in Newcastle upon Tyne, the show was launched in May 1960 and ran for eight episodes.[1]

Young at Heart was Savile's first television series.[1] Four years after presenting this music show for Tyne Tees, he would become the first presenter of the BBC's Top of the Pops.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Phillips 1998, p. 25
  2. ^ "Jimmy Savile abuse allegations: Timeline". BBC News. 15 October 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 


  • Phillips, Geoff (1998). Memories of Tyne Tees Television. Durham: G P Electronic Services. ISBN 0-9522480-6-9. 

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