Piers Morgan’s Life Stories

Friday, 26 October 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Piers Morgan talks to Burt Reynolds, star of Deliverance, Boogie Nights and Cannonball Run. For five years, the actor was the biggest box office star in Hollywood and he dated some of Tinseltown’s most glamorous actresses. He opens up about posing nude for Cosmopolitan magazine and how it cost him an Oscar. He also talks about his addiction to prescription drugs and what it was like to be the highest paid film actor in the world.

Friday, 19 October 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Felicity Kendal talks to Piers Morgan. The star of “The Good Life” reveals how her traumatic life off-screen was a stark contrast to the domestic bliss enjoyed by her on-screen character, Barbara Good.

Piers also delves into Felicity’s alleged affair with the playwright Tom Stoppard, how she enjoyed her version of the “swinging 60s” in the 1970s and was “never without a love affair”.

Friday, 5 October 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Ronan Keating joins Piers Morgan and talks for the first time about the break-up of his marriage and the affair that caused it. The singer and former Boyzone frontman talks about the band’s meteoric rise to global stardom and describes his anguish over the death of friend and fellow band-mate, Stephen Gately, who died at the age of 33. Ronan also sings a track from his latest album, Fires.

Friday, 28 September 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Denise Welch talks to Piers Morgan about the highs and dramatic lows in her life and career as an actress and star of Loose Women.

She talks about her decision to announce the end of her 24 year marriage to Tim Healy, live, on TV and her battles with depression and cocaine and alcohol addiction.

She tells Piers about her recent engagement to new love, Lincoln Townley and how her mum’s dying wish was that she would give up drinking for good.

Friday, 21 September 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Dame Kelly Holmes joins Piers Morgan to reveal the dramatic ups and downs she faced on her journey to winning her historic Olympic Double Gold.

Dame Kelly, who was described by Lord Sebastian Coe as Britain’s greatest ever female athlete, reveals how her path to glory was fraught with injury and heartache.

Friday, 14 September 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Sir Roger Moore joins Piers Morgan to reveal the amazing highs and lows of his life and career. On the eve of the Bond films’ fiftieth anniversary, the longest serving 007 lifts the lid on his four marriages, his humble roots in south London, how he survived cancer and his famous raised eyebrow.

Friday, 18 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Lulu joins Piers Morgan to talk about her life and fifty year career. The singer, who first burst onto the music scene when she was just fourteen years old, reveals how Davy Jones of the Monkees “broke her heart” and talks about her high-profile marriage to Bee Gee, Maurice Gibb. She also opens up to Piers about how she felt when her career looked like it was going nowhere and how Take That relit her fire.

Friday, 25 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Last In Series:

Jimmy Tarbuck joins host, Piers Morgan, to look back at his life and fifty year career. The comic legend opens up about how he coped on the night he calls “the saddest of my career”, when he was hosting a TV show live from the London Palladium and Tommy Cooper collapsed on stage and later died. Tarby, who was at primary school with John Lennon and George Harrison also talks about life in Liverpool in the swinging sixties and how he was dubbed “the fifth Beatle”.

Friday, 11 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Dennis Waterman opens up to host Piers Morgan about his colourful love life, including his tempestuous relationship with third wife, Rula Lenska. He answers allegations of domestic violence that have haunted him since he broke up with her in the mid-nineties. Dennis talks about his fifty year acting career and success as one of TV’s best known tough guys in The Sweeney, Minder and more recently New Tricks.

Friday, 4 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Jason Donovan joins host, Piers Morgan, to relive the dramatic highs and lows in his life and career. He opens up about his relationship with Kylie Minogue and tells of his heartache when she left him for rock god, Michael Hutchence. He also reveals how his addiction to cocaine nearly sent him to an early grave and pays tribute to the woman who, he believes, saved his life.

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