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 (Series Cast Summary - 1 of 8)
Bob Monkhouse ... Himself - Host (105 episodes, 1978-1983)

Series Directed by
Graham C. Williams (28 episodes, 1980-1983)

Richard Bradley (unknown episodes)
Peter Harris (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Spike Mullins (1 episode, 1980)

Series Produced by
Graham C. Williams .... producer (26 episodes, 1982-1983)
William G. Stewart .... producer (3 episodes, 1980-1983)

Andrew Wightman .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Richard Plumb (29 episodes, 1980-1983)
Series Costume Design by
Sue Le Cash (15 episodes, 1982-1983)
Shaun Doyle (6 episodes, 1983)
Mary Gibson (4 episodes, 1983)
Series Makeup Department
Dianne Joyce .... makeup artist (25 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Art Department
Gordon Deacock .... graphics (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Steppings .... production buyer (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Ivor Weir .... graphics (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Sound Department
Len Penfold .... sound (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
George Wiggins .... still photographer (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Mike Whitcutt .... camera operator (15 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Willment .... vision control (15 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Crane .... vision control (12 episodes, 1983)
Bernard Saunders .... camera operator (10 episodes, 1983)
Billy Brooks .... lighting technician (4 episodes, 1983-1987)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shaun Doyle .... costumes (1 episode, 1983)
Dawn Evans .... costumes (1 episode, 1983)
Series Editorial Department
Moyra Bird .... vision mixer (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Gordon Hunt .... video tape editor (18 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Hawkins .... video tape editor (8 episodes, 1983)
Series Music Department
David Lindup .... musician (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jack Parnell .... musician (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Other crew
Mickey Brennan .... research team (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Lesley Campion .... production secretary (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Liz Davies .... research team (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Ian Messiter .... program associate (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Philip Parsons .... program consultant (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Shelley Robinson .... production secretary (27 episodes, 1982-1983)
Colin Edmonds .... program consultant (26 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jane Mullard .... production assistant (26 episodes, 1982-1983)
Spike Mullins .... program consultant (26 episodes, 1982-1983)
Sara Paul .... stage manager (26 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jeremy van Bunnens .... floor manager (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Bill Goodall .... floor manager (5 episodes, 1983)

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Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Bob Monkhouse was the one that suggested that the show should be called "Family Fortunes", as he felt that the American title "Family Feud" was too aggressive.See more »
Andy Collins:I'm only here for the silly answers.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of "100 mexicanos dijeron" (2001)See more »


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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Our survey said...... bing!, 18 June 2008
Author: k_mobius1 from UK

A solid structure. 2 families, each containing five contestants guess the most popular items in a list for a question such as "Something you might find in the garden". There are Single/Double Money rounds, then the winning team goes on to play Big Money, with the captain and a selected teammate attempting to guess all the top answers from 5 questions.

Family Fortunes has always been good for a laugh in my eyes. It always keeps you entertained, with it's lively atmosphere, colourful studio and family anecdotes. Not forgetting, of course, the ridiculous answers they give for some questions! (e.g. Name something that comes in pairs... "Rabbits") The Les Dennis episodes were top class, he was its best presenter by a mile. Andy Collins couldn't hold a candle to him, though. It's newest incarnation, featuring Vernon Kay, isn't too bad so far, but they should make a version with normal contestants soon rather than celebrity editions, which actually weren't too bad. Long may this show appear on our screens, I say.

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