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Brian Matthew

Brian Matthew was born on September 17, 1928 in Coventry, England. He is an actor, known for Thank Your Lucky Stars (1961), Swinging U.K. (1964) and UK Swings Again (1964). See full bio »

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Known For

Thank Your Lucky Stars
Thank Your Lucky Stars Himself - Host / Himself / Himself - Guest DJ
Swinging U.K.
Swinging U.K. Himself - Host
UK Swings Again
UK Swings Again Himself - Presenter
Go-Go Bigbeat
Go-Go Bigbeat Himself - Presenter


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 1964 Ready, Steady, Win! (TV Series)
 1963 The Punch and Judy Man
Radio Dee Jay (voice, uncredited)
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 2005 Arena (TV Series documentary) (thanks - 1 episode)
- Dylan in the Madhouse (2005) ... (thanks)
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 2006 The Story of Light Entertainment (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Radio Stars (2006) ... Himself
 1995 Coogan's Run (TV Series)
- Handyman for All Seasons (1995) ... Himself (voice)
 1983 Holiday on Ice (TV Movie)
Himself - Commentator
 1980 Holiday on Ice (TV Movie)
Himself - Commentator
 1976 World Champions on Ice (TV Movie)
Himself - Commentator
 1974 Ice'N'Easy (TV Movie)
Himself - Introduced by
 1961-1966 Thank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series)
Himself - Host / Himself / Himself - Guest DJ
- Goodbye Lucky Stars (1966) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #8.3 (1965) ... Himself
- Episode #7.39 (1965) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #7.38 (1965) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #7.37 (1965) ... Himself - Host
 1966 What's So Important About a Window Bill? (Documentary short)
Himself - Commentator
 1965 Four Cities in the Sun (Documentary short)
Himself - Narrator
 1965 Go-Go Bigbeat (Documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 1964 The Quay to the Tor (Documentary short)
Himself - Narrator
 1964 Basque in the Sun (Documentary short)
Himself - Narrator
 1964 Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series)
Himself - Judge
- Ready Steady-Winner (1964) ... Himself - Judge
 1964 UK Swings Again (Short)
Himself - Presenter
 1964 Swinging U.K. (Short)
Himself - Host
 1961 Juke Box Jury (TV Series)
Himself - Panellist
- Episode dated 1 July 1961 (1961) ... Himself - Panellist

Personal Details

Other Works:

Host of long-running BBC radio programmes, 'Saturday Club', 'Easy Beat' and 'Around Midnight'. See more »

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Started broadcasting in 1948 in Germany, and trained as an actor at RADA before joining the BBC in 1954


Catchphrase: "This is your old mate Brian Matthew saying that's the lot for this week, see you next week". (spoken at the conclusion of his weekly SOTS BBC Radio programme)

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