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Dave Lee Travis

Dave Lee Travis, better known around the world as D.L.T., was born in Buxton, Derbyshire on 25th May 1945. Travis began his career spinning discs at the Oasis Club in Manchester on a part time basis. He went on an extensive tour of clubs, ballrooms and theatres presenting and promoting his own shows. He was asked by Herman to accompany The Hermits ... See full bio »

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Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter / Himself
Beat-Club Himself - Co-Host / Himself -Co-Host
The Golden Oldie Picture Show
The Golden Oldie Picture Show Himself - Presenter
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 1995 Rumble (TV Series)
Disc Jockey
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Disc Jockey
 1994 Harry's Mad (TV Series)
- Beat Thy Neighbour (1994) ... Guest
 1984 Screen Two (TV Series)
- Unfair Exchanges (1984) ... DJ
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (40 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Presenter for the BBC Radio 1 or various shows. See more »

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Laurie Lingo & the Dipsticks

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For some unknown reason, with Jim [Jimmy Savile], you couldn't anticipate that he wasn't going to be around anymore - he was such a powerful presence. He was one of the first DJs that actually became a personality. See more »


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