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Dame Vera Lynn

20/03/2017Download

Chris Pearson delved into the archives to take a look back at Dame Vera Lynn's illustrious career.  

From her first professional performance in east London at the age of seven via a career break providing the singing voice for musical cover versions of the big Hollywood films to performing for British Troops in the steamy jungles of Burma.  

We trawled through archived BFBS interviews with Dame Vera down the years and caught up with her family as she approached her centenary.

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