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This Is Your Life (TV Series 1955–2003) Poster

(1955–2003)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Vere Lorrimer ... (65 episodes, 1958-1963)
Michael Goodwin ... (64 episodes, 1960-1964)
Yvonne Littlewood ... (32 episodes, 1961-1962)
Mark Patterson ... (11 episodes, 1964)
John Gorman ... (11 episodes, 1987-2003)
T. Leslie Jackson ... (10 episodes, 1959)
Brian Klein ... (10 episodes, 1975-1996)
Terry Yarwood ... (5 episodes, 1978-1990)
Paul Stewart Laing ... (5 episodes, 1980-1982)
Paul Kirrage ... (4 episodes, 1991-1997)
Peter Wisdom ... (3 episodes, 1997-2003)
Margery Baker ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Steve Minchin ... (2 episodes, 1971-1992)
Royston Mayoh ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Robert Reed ... (1 episode, 1975)
Terry Warwood ... (1 episode, 1981)
David Clark ... (1 episode, 1988)
John Birkin ... (1 episode, 1990)
Wendy Dyer ... (1 episode, 1997)
Steve Docherty ... (1 episode, 1998)
Michael Kent ... (unknown episodes)
Malcolm Morris ... (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Ralph Edwards ... (creator) (269 episodes, 1955-1992)
Peter Moore ... (118 episodes, 1957-1964)
Nickola Sterne ... (101 episodes, 1959-1964)
Suzanne Twiston-Davies ... (79 episodes, 1962-1964)
John Dalzell ... (61 episodes, 1962-1964)
Alan Haire ... (61 episodes, 1962-1964)
Anthony Chivers ... (46 episodes, 1962-1964)
Gale Pedrick ... (32 episodes, 1955-1957)
Ronald Vivian ... (25 episodes, 1957-1961)
Ken Smith ... (25 episodes, 1957-1960)
Nigel Ward ... (24 episodes, 1957-1959)
Liam Nolan ... (21 episodes, 1958-1961)
Arthur Sellwood ... (21 episodes, 1961-1962)
Arthur Draper ... (19 episodes, 1961-1962)
John Ralph ... (19 episodes, 1961-1962)
George Bruce ... (15 episodes, 1957-1958)
Colin Reid ... (15 episodes, 1964)
Michael Williams ... (13 episodes, 1958-1959)
Ray Marler ... (12 episodes, 1957-1958)
Michael Friend ... (11 episodes, 1957)
John Sandilands ... (7 episodes, 1961-1975)
Roy Bottomley ... (6 episodes, 1969-1992)
Bob Stuart ... (5 episodes, 1960-1961)
Shirley MacNab ... (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Tom Brennand ... (3 episodes, 1969-1982)
Joe Steeples ... (3 episodes, 1997-2000)
Jack Crawshaw ... (2 episodes, 1971-1974)
Norman Giller ... (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
Ian Brown ... (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
George Bruce ... (1 episode, 1957)
Larry Forrester ... (1 episode, 1957)
Allan Prior ... (1 episode, 1963)
Maurice Leonard ... (1 episode, 1981)

Series Cast  

Eamonn Andrews ...
 Himself - Presenter / ... 501 episodes, 1955-1987
Michael Aspel ...
 Himself - Presenter / ... 173 episodes, 1975-2003
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 Himself / ... 12 episodes, 1958-1998
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 Himself / ... 10 episodes, 1972-1998
June Whitfield ...
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 Himself / ... 8 episodes, 1975-1998
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Matt Busby ...
 Himself - Guest / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1977
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 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 1971-2002
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Michael Denison ...
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 Himself - Guest / ... 7 episodes, 1969-1975
David Jacobs ...
 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 1971-2003
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 Herself / ... 7 episodes, 1971-1992
Tony Blackburn ...
 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 1973-2002
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 Herself / ... 7 episodes, 1975-2002
Julie Goodyear ...
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 Herself / ... 6 episodes, 1964-1996
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 Herself / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1979
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 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1957-2000
Reg Varney ...
Gareth Hunt ...
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 Herself / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1980
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 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1971-1999
Alan Freeman ...
 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1973-1997
Leslie Crowther ...
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Thelma Barlow ...
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1958-1995
Dickie Henderson ...
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Diane Keen ...
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1976
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 Himself - Guest / ... 5 episodes, 1969-1974
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1970-2000
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1970-1996
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1970-1987
Bernie Winters ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1970-1985
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1970-1978
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1971-2002
Bill Shankly ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1971-1980
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1972-1980
Pete Murray ...
Richard O'Sullivan ...
Liza Goddard ...
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Lynne Perrie ...
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Su Pollard ...
Bill Waddington ...
Jimmy Perry ...
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Max Bygraves ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1975
Ted Ray ...
Freddie Mills ...
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Richard Murdoch ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1956-1985
Joe Loss ...
Maurice Denham ...
Johnnie Johnson ...
David Nixon ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1957-1974
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Frankie Vaughan ...
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Michael Bentine ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1958-1984
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Tommy Trinder ...
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1988
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 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1963-1996
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 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1963-1978
Pat Coombs ...
Val Doonican ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1970-1992
Fred Trueman ...
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 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1970-1981
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1971-2002
Bill Maynard ...
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Sally Thomsett ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1971-1981
Violet Carson ...
 Herself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1971-1980
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Larry Grayson ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1972-1994
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 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1972-1992
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Patricia Phoenix ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1972-1983
Jack Smethurst ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1973-1999
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 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1973-1996
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1973-1986
Emlyn Hughes ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1973-1983
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Reg Gutteridge ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1974-1994
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1974-1987
David Bellamy ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1975-2002
Tony Hatch ...
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Moira Anderson ...
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Bryan Mosley ...
Lynda Baron ...
Tony Britton ...
George Layton ...
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Marti Caine ...
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David Hamilton ...
Jack Douglas ...
Ed Stewart ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1981-2000
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Duggie Brown ...
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1988-2003
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Kevin Kennedy ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1958-1973
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1992
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Jackie Pallo ...
Johnny Speight ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1970-1995
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Peter Butterworth ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1981
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Paul Daniels ...
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David Croft ...
Jim Davidson ...
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Leonard Sachs ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1976
G.H. Elliott ...
Robert Stanford-Tuck ...
Jack Warner ...
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Frank Muir ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1958-1976
Jimmy Logan ...
Joe Mercer ...
Stirling Moss ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1959-1982
Alfie Bass ...
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Mary Hayley Bell ...
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Sheila Mercier ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1985
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1999
Cleo Laine ...
Lonnie Donegan ...
Pat Crerand ...
 Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 1969-1975
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Denis Compton ...
Mike Winters ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1970-1974
Dandy Nichols ...
 Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 1970-1972
Pamela Cundell ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1971-2002
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1971-1995
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 Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1971-1992
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 Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1971-1992
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Nobby Stiles ...
 Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1971-1991
MacDonald Hobley ...
Denis Law ...
Bernard Manning ...
Charlie Williams ...
Noele Gordon ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1972-1982
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Doris Speed ...
 Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1972-1980
Jimmy Young ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1992
Jane Rossington ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1988
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Tommy Docherty ...
 Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1983
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1979
Billy Bremner ...
 Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 1973-1975
Jimmy Hill ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1974-1995
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James Ellis ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1983
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Russell Harty ...
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Jenny Hanley ...
Barry Cryer ...
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Kenny Lynch ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1980-1983
John Toshack ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1980-1983
Tim Brooke-Taylor ...
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Johnny Briggs ...
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Bob Wilson ...
Marty Wilde ...
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Ruth Madoc ...
Lynsey de Paul ...
Felix Bowness ...
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Noel Edmonds ...
Kid Jensen ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1987-2000
Gary Glitter ...
Dave Cash ...
Mike Rutherford ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1990-1993
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Colin Tarrant ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1992-2001
Paul Young ...
Mike Read ...
June Brown ...
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Jeffrey Holland ...
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Suzi Quatro ...
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 Himself - Host 2 episodes, 1955-1971
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1994
Doris Hare ...
Les Dawson ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1971-1976
John Conteh ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1999
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1977
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Big Daddy ...
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Terry Marsh ...
Mike Reid ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
Marguerite Patten ...
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Yvonne Cormeau ...
Andrew Ray ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1975
Robin Ray ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1975
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Cliff Michelmore ...
Joyce Pearce ...
Uffa Fox ...
Harry Welchman ...
Maidie Andrews ...
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Compton MacKenzie ...
Bert Ambrose ...
Doris Arnold ...
Joe Brannelly ...
Maud Fairman ...
Harry S. Pepper ...
Susan Ryder ...
Albert Whelan ...
Hugh Oloff de Wet ...
Johana Harris ...
Henry Starling ...
Billy Marsh ...
Cliff Morgan ...
Eddie Gray ...
 Guest / ... 2 episodes, 1957-1973
Anne Brusselmans ...
Victor Silvester ...
John Barbirolli ...
Brian Hession ...
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Humphrey Lyttelton ...
Louie Ramsay ...
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Barbara Cartland ...
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William Douglas-Home ...
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Jimmy Edwards ...
Denis Norden ...
Wilfred Pickles ...
Phyllis Holman Richards ...
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Ellaline Terriss ...
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Richard Hearne ...
John Lord ...
Bud Flanagan ...
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Evelyn Bark ...
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John Frost ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1977
Bill Simpson ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
Cyril Mills ...
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Sam Derry ...
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Albert Guerisse ...
 Himeself / ... 2 episodes, 1963
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1996
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Frederick Spencer Chapman ...
Joy Beverley ...
Tony Jacklin ...
Nicholas Parsons ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1970-1978
Talbot Rothwell ...
Ian St. John ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1970-1973
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 Contribution recorded in Australia / ... 2 episodes, 1970-1972
Alan Rudkin ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1970-1972
Bob Grant ...
Anna Karen ...
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Michael Robbins ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1970-1971
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Basil D'Oliveira ...
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1971-1981
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1971-1976
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Edward Sinclair ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1971-1976
Hughie Green ...
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Alf Ramsey ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1971-1972
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Nosher Powell ...
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Alan Ball ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1972-1980
Ian Wallace ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1978
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1974
Alan Browning ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1972-1974
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1974
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 Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 1972-1974
Roger Hunt ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Valerie Singleton ...
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Edmundo Ros ...
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Jackie Milburn ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1981
Peter Glaze ...
Mick McManus ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1978
Nina Baden-Semper ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
Kate Williams ...
 Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 1973-1975
Terry Cooper ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Norman Hunter ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1973-1974
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Peter Lorimer ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1973-1974
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1999
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 Daughter / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1995
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1983
Wally Herbert ...
Robert Dougall ...
Patrick Moore ...
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June Ritchie ...
Charlie Chester ...
Cyril Fletcher ...
Paula Wilcox ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1977
Jack Howarth ...
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Bill Tidy ...
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Ray Cooney ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1991
Harry Corbett ...
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Arthur Mullard ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1981
Janet Brown ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Andy Stewart ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1975
Neville Buswell ...
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Matt Monro ...
Tommy Smith ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1980
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Laurie Holloway ...
Kenneth Farrington ...
John Stride ...
Peggy Spencer ...
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Barbara Lord ...
Elaine Paige ...
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Betty Marsden ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1979-1992
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Gerald Harper ...
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Gerry Marsden ...
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Alvin Stardust ...
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Alan Minter ...
Judith Chalmers ...
Wayne Sleep ...
Ned Sherrin ...
Alex Higgins ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1981-1993
Tony Selby ...
Ian Botham ...
Mickie Most ...
Richard Stilgoe ...
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Helen Shapiro ...
Neil Zeiger ...
Faith Brown ...
Brian Johnston ...
Denis Crowley-Milling ...
'Laddie' Lucas ...
Jill Lucas ...
Gloria Hunniford ...
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Peter Alliss ...
Paul Henry ...
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Pearl Carr ...
Teddy Johnson ...
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Denis Quilley ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1992
Carl Davis ...
Paul Gambaccini ...
Magnus Magnusson ...
Johnnie Walker ...
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William Rushton ...
Bernard Delfont ...
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Tony Banks ...
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Daryl Stuermer ...
Desmond Wilcox ...
Nigel Mansell ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1996
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1993
Barbara Taylor Bradford ...
Peter Baldwin ...
Jill Summers ...
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Peter Scudamore ...
Ernie Wise ...
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Harry Carpenter ...
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Graham Cole ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
Peter Ellis ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
Trudie Goodwin ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
Huw Higginson ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
Maggie Philbin ...
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 Himself - Audience Member / ... 2 episodes, 1992-2000
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-1999
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-1997
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1992-1996
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Eddie Large ...
Syd Little ...
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Bill Kenwright ...
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Steve McFadden ...
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Mike Batt ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1994-1996
Ann Croft ...
Gretchen Franklin ...
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 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1995-2001
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Gary Rhodes ...
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Nicholas Cochrane ...
Chili Bouchier ...
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John Lodge ...
Lisa Maxwell ...
Vic Reeves ...
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Samantha Womack ...
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Denise Welch ...
Damon Hill ...
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Dave Lee Travis ...
Michael Buerk ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2000-2001
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Richard Dunwoody ...
Kenney Jones ...
Chris Tarrant ...
Chris Walker ...
Henry McGee ...
Derek McCulloch ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1964
Monica Dickens ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1971
Danny Baker ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1994
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 Herself 1 episode, 1960
Alastair Pearson ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1961
Gladys Aylward ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1963
Charlie Cairoli ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1970
John Dankworth ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1974
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 Himself 1 episode, 1978
Richard Goolden ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1978
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 Himself 1 episode, 1978
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 Himself 1 episode, 1988
Robert Maxwell ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1988
Esther Rantzen ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1988
Jean Boht ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1989
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 Herself 1 episode, 1989
Billy Wright ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1990
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 Himself 1 episode, 1992
Kevin Lloyd ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1992
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 Himself 1 episode, 1992
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 Himself 1 episode, 1995
John Peel ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1996
Sylvia Young ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1998
Paul Jones ...
 Himself 1 episode, 2001
Vivienne Catlow ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1963
Nina Carter ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1998
Rodney Conroy ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1963
Alma Berwick ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1963
Victor Brooker ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1963
Robin Jacques ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1963
Robin Le Mesurier ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1963
Kim Le Mesurier ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1963
Mary Jacques ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1963
Adelaide Thorn ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1963
Jean Arthur ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Yvonne Bailey ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Sydney Barnes ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Maurice Belfer ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Kitty Bluett ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Jack Blundell ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Ted Bowyer ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Josephine Bradley ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Maurice Buckmaster ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
James Butterworth ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Billy Childs ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
W.J. Clarry ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Pearl Cornioley ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Rachel Crowdy ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
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 Herself 1 episode, 1955
Jerry Desmonde ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Madeline Driscoll ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955
C.B. Fry ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Jonathan Fry ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1955
Gladys Hay ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1955