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Release Date:
4 January 2000 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Talk show with celebrity guests.
Awards:
4 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Thanks Parky See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Michael Parkinson ... Himself - Host (290 episodes, 1971-2007)
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Series Directed by
Stuart McDonald (6 episodes, 1998-2007)
 
Series Produced by
Beatrice Ballard .... executive producer (102 episodes, 1998-2004)
Richard Drewitt .... producer (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Fisher .... producer (2 episodes, 1978)
Danny Dignan .... assistant producer / producer (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Steven Lappin .... producer (2 episodes, 2004-2007)
Mark Wells .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2004-2007)
 
Series Original Music by
Harry Stoneham (1 episode, 1975)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Sillitto (2 episodes, 1982-2003)
Chris Wadsworth (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Production Design by
Louise Lusby (3 episodes, 1971)
Simon Kimmel (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Costume Design by
Lynda Wood (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Makeup Department
Christina Baker .... makeup designer (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Production Management
Garrie Mallen .... production manager (1 episode, 1998)
Stephen Abrahams .... production manager (1 episode, 1999)
 
Series Art Department
Bernard Heyes .... graphic designer / title sequence (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Bob Warans .... production buyer (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Sound Department
Tony Revell .... sound supervisor (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Finan .... camera operator (17 episodes, 2005)
Nigel Saunders .... camera supervisor (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Editorial Department
Ian Trill .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Music Department
Laurie Holloway .... musical director (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Other crew
Bill Cole .... resources manager / studio resources manager (78 episodes, 1998-2004)
Chris Greenwood .... program consultant (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Quentin Mann .... floor manager (2 episodes, 1998-1999)

Joanna MacDonnell .... floor manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Anthony Morris .... acknowledgment: film extracts courtesy of (1 episode, 1975)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
50 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Only once did Parkinson present a programme without wearing a tie, which was his interview with Richard Burton in 1974. Following the broadcast, BBC controller Paul Fox told him that if he did it again he would be fired.See more »
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Thanks Parky, 13 August 2004
Author: Mal Walker from Australia

I have just seen a 'Parky' show with the delightful Lesley Garrett. Apart from her marvelous voice, I was amazed at her vivacity and sense of humour. It was entertainment at it's best. Lesley was introduced as styling herself more like Gracie Fields than Maria Callas ... I'm sure she is truly loved for being herself.

If it wasn't for this type of show (and Parkinson show is the best of this genre) One would never see the other side of some of these celebrities, and we would be poorer for it.

It seems some people don't like the Parkinson show, these few people shouldn't watch it, especially when their jealousy for Parkinson's popularity shows so much.

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