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George Mitchell (IX) (1917–2002)

George Mitchell was born on February 27, 1917 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, UK. He is known for his work on The Black and White Minstrel Show (1958), Music, Music, Music (1969) and The Benny Hill Show (1955). He was married to Dorothy Ogden and Irene Wordley. He died on August 27, 2002 in Codsall, Staffordshire, England. See full bio »

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  The Black and White Minstrel Show (TV Series) (conductor - 22 episodes, 1960 - 1978) (vocal arrangements - 15 episodes, 1967 - 1978)
- Episode dated 30 June 1978 (1978) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- The Black and White Minstrel Christmas Show (1976) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode dated 12 June 1976 (1976) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode dated 5 June 1976 (1976) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode dated 29 May 1976 (1976) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
 1973 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (vocal arrangement - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.11 (1973) ... (vocal arrangement: minstrels)
  Music, Music, Music (TV Series) (conductor - 10 episodes, 1969) (vocal arrangements - 10 episodes, 1969)
- Episode #1.10 (1969) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #1.9 (1969) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #1.8 (1969) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #1.7 (1969) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (conductor) / (vocal arrangements)
 1964 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (vocal arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1964 (1964) ... (vocal arranger)
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (vocal arrangements - 1 episode)
- Hullo Ragtime (1961) ... (vocal arrangements)
 1959-1960 Hi, Summer! (TV Series) (vocal arrangements - 22 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (1960) ... (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #2.7 (1960) ... (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #2.6 (1960) ... (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #2.5 (1960) ... (vocal arrangements)
- Episode #2.4 (1960) ... (vocal arrangements)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (choral director - 1 episode)
- The Green Pastures (1958) ... (choral director)
 1955 Tomorrow's Man (TV Movie documentary) (choral director)
 1955 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (choral director - 1958)
 1950 Cinderella (TV Movie) (singers - as George Mitchell Choir)
 1950 Carissima (TV Movie) (singers - as George Mitchell Choir)
 1950 Here Come the Boys (TV Mini-Series) (singers - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1950) ... (singers - as George Mitchell Choir)
 1948 Here Come the Huggetts (choral director)
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George Mitchell Choir | The George Mitchell Singers | The George Mitchell Vocal Group | George Mitchell Singers
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He will probably be associated forever with The Black and White Minstrel Show (1958). This was originally devised as an entertainment for the National Radio Show of 1957, a one-off exercise in nostalgia for the minstrel shows of yesteryear. However, it proved immediately popular and the BBC started a series featuring the Minstrels in 1958. It ran for 20 years, maintained by the technical ... See more »

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