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Seasons:
1 | 6 | 11 | unknown
Release Date:
1 October 1975 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Wide-ranging arts programme.
Awards:
10 wins & 13 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 21 of 76)

Paul McCartney ... Himself (5 episodes, 1985-2012)

Penelope Wilton ... Herself - Narrator / ... (4 episodes, 2010-2013)

Ian McKellen ... Himself / ... (4 episodes, 1993-2013)
Jonathan Miller ... Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2004-2013)

Peter Hall ... Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2002-2013)
Gavin Millar ... Himself - Presenter / ... (3 episodes, 1977-1981)

Indira Varma ... Gila / ... (3 episodes, 2002-2010)
George Melly ... Himself - Guest Columnist / ... (3 episodes, 1975-1978)

Jude Law ... Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1998-2010)

Terry Gilliam ... Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1994-2012)

Lindsay Duncan ... Herself / ... (3 episodes, 2002-2010)

Kenneth Cranham ... Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1982-2010)

Charlotte Rampling ... Herself (3 episodes, 1984-2001)
Alan Yentob ... Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1982-2005)

Phil Everly ... Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1984-1992)

Eileen Atkins ... Herself (3 episodes, 1985-2008)
Max Bygraves ... Himself (3 episodes, 1990-2001)

George Martin ... Himself (3 episodes, 1998-2011)
Michael Billington ... Himself (3 episodes, 2002-2008)
Nigel Williams ... Himself / ... (3 episodes, 2004-2012)

Peter Brook ... Himself - Director / ... (3 episodes, 2008-2013)
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Series Directed by
Anthony Wall (15 episodes, 1981-2014)
Adam Low (12 episodes, 1986-2013)
David Thompson (5 episodes, 2003-2012)
Nigel Finch (4 episodes, 1981-1993)
Helen Gallacher (4 episodes, 1987-1990)
Christopher Bruce (4 episodes, 1990-1993)
Nicola Roberts (4 episodes, 1994-2013)
Tony Tyler (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
Nigel Williams (3 episodes, 1982-2005)
Mary Dickinson (3 episodes, 2001-2003)
Francis Hanly (3 episodes, 2004-2012)
Zimena Percival (3 episodes, 2005-2008)
Ashtar Alkhirsan (3 episodes, 2005-2007)
Charles Chabot (2 episodes, 1981-2012)
Fisher Dilke (2 episodes, 1990-2002)
Alan Lewens (2 episodes, 1991-2001)
Peter Lydon (2 episodes, 1991-1995)
Leslie Woodhead (2 episodes, 1992-1999)
Andrew Wright (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
 
Series Writing credits
John Read (2 episodes, 1977-1986)
Nicholas Shakespeare (2 episodes, 2001)
Harold Pinter (2 episodes, 2002-2010)
Anthony Haas (1 episode, 1995)

Series Produced by
Anthony Wall .... executive producer / series editor / ... (52 episodes, 1982-2013)
Nigel Finch .... executive producer / series editor / ... (17 episodes, 1985-1995)
Alan Yentob .... producer / executive producer / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1985)
Martin Rosenbaum .... producer (13 episodes, 2005-2013)
Andrew Wright .... archive producer / producer (11 episodes, 2007-2014)
Mary Dickinson .... producer / series producer: The Entertainers (4 episodes, 1987-2003)
Jane Bywaters .... assistant producer / associate producer (4 episodes, 2001-2007)
David Thompson .... producer (4 episodes, 2003-2012)
Leslie Megahey .... producer (3 episodes, 1978-1982)
James Marsh .... series producer / producer (3 episodes, 1993)
Rosemarie Tratt .... associate producer / producer (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
David Cheshire .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
Debbie Geller .... associate producer / executive producer (2 episodes, 1985-1998)
Rosemary Bowen-Jones .... producer (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Patrick Dickinson .... assistant producer (2 episodes, 2002)
Jonathan Clyde .... executive producer / producer (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Marianne Dicker .... assistant producer: National Theatre (2 episodes, 2013)
James Norton .... assistant producer: Lone Star (2 episodes, 2013)
Daniel Rosenthal .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2013)
Kate Rowles .... assistant producer: Lone Star (2 episodes, 2013)
David Sabel .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Grant Olding (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
Colin Case (4 episodes, 2001-2003)
Luke Cardiff (3 episodes, 1998-2002)
John Hooper (2 episodes, 1977-1982)
Philip Bonham-Carter (2 episodes, 1979-1985)
Mike Southon (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Peter Smokler (2 episodes, 1982)
Chris Seager (2 episodes, 1986-1990)
Mark Molesworth (2 episodes, 1991-2013)
Mike Dauncey (2 episodes, 1991-1993)
Louis Caulfield (2 episodes, 1998-2003)
Sarah McCulloch (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Film Editing by
Nigel Finch (9 episodes, 1991-1995)
Guy Crossman (7 episodes, 1989-2012)
Emma Matthews (6 episodes, 2001-2010)
Sean Mackenzie (5 episodes, 2001-2005)
Jeff Shaw (5 episodes, 2005-2007)
David Kitson (4 episodes, 1987-1993)
Roy Deverell (4 episodes, 1998-2013)
Joanna Crickmay (4 episodes, 2009-2013)
Ardan Fisher (3 episodes, 1982)
Colin Knijff (3 episodes, 1984-2002)
Alan Lewens (2 episodes, 1978-1982)
Charles Chabot (2 episodes, 1982-2012)
John Veal (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
Joyce Gentle (2 episodes, 1986-1989)
Dave Monk (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Russell Crockett (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
David Howell (2 episodes, 2003-2005)
Lynda Featherstone (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
Chris Wyatt (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Bob Cassidy (2 episodes, 2007-2010)
Anne Dummett (2 episodes, 2008-2012)
Martin Cooper (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Alex Jones (2 episodes, 2012-2014)

Tim Arrowsmith (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Tony Cornell (1 episode, 1982)
Austin Ruddy (1 episode, 1982)
 
Series Costume Design by
Dany Everett (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Production Management
Deborah Long .... production manager / production manager: BBC (6 episodes, 2005-2011)
Guro Eide .... production manager / production manager: BBC (5 episodes, 2007-2014)
Sue Wills .... unit manager (3 episodes, 1989-1991)
Erica Banks .... unit manager / unit manager: Arena (3 episodes, 1999-2001)
Maureen McMunn .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Michelle McDwyer .... production manager (2 episodes, 2001)
Annabel Yonge .... production manager (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Art Department
Pete Wane .... graphic designer / graphic design (9 episodes, 1987-2002)
 
Series Sound Department
Hugh Mitchell-Dawson .... dubbing mixer / supervising sound editor (6 episodes, 2001-2007)
Damian Reynolds .... dubbing mixer (6 episodes, 2001-2005)
Michael Narduzzo .... dubbing mixer / sound (4 episodes, 1987-1991)
Godfrey Kirby .... sound / sound recordist (4 episodes, 1998-2002)
Tim White .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 2001-2010)
Terry Elms .... film recordist / film sound / ... (3 episodes, 1990-1995)
Dave Brabants .... sound / sound recordist (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Mike Billing .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
John Hooper .... sound (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
John Pritchard .... sound / sound recordist (2 episodes, 1982-2011)
Richard Manton .... sound (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
David Old .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Clive Derbyshire .... film recordist / sound (2 episodes, 1987-1990)
Mike Savage .... sound mixer / sound recordist (2 episodes, 1987-1990)
Jim Greenhorn .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
Trevor Barber .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1990-1994)
Don Martin .... film recordist / sound (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Donna Bertaccini .... location sound mixer / sound recordist (2 episodes, 1991-2013)
Adrian Jacques .... sound (2 episodes, 2002)
Aidan McCarthy .... dubbing editor / sound editor (2 episodes, 2003)
Antony Meering .... sound (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Glen Carwithen .... graphic design (1 episode, 1978)
Dirk Greene .... on-line editor (1 episode, 1993)
Steve Bowman .... design (1 episode, 1994)
Mickey Edwards .... visual effects: opening/ending film (1 episode, 2003)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Colin Waldeck .... camera operator / camera / ... (4 episodes, 1981-1987)
Ken Morse .... rostrum camera / camera operator: Rostrum Camera / ... (4 episodes, 1985-1991)
Remi Adefarasin .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1982-1987)
Malcolm Kipling .... rostrum camera / camera operator: Rostrum Camera (3 episodes, 1985-1989)
Ira Brenner .... additional photography / camera (2 episodes, 1981-1995)
Ivor Richardson .... camera operator: rostrum camera / rostrum camera (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Laurie Conlon .... camera operator: rostrum camera / rostrum camera (2 episodes, 1989-2001)
Colin Case .... camera / film cameraman (2 episodes, 1990-1994)
John Howarth .... additional photography / camera operator (2 episodes, 1993-1995)
Bert Walker .... camera operator / rostrum (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Editorial Department
Guy Yorke-Wilkinson .... on-line editor / videotape editor (6 episodes, 1993-2004)
Paul Ingvarsson .... avid ds editor / colorist / ... (3 episodes, 2001-2012)
Neil Hatton .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Rebecca Savage .... additional editing / assistant editor (3 episodes, 2007)
Michael Sanders .... colorist / colourist (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
Alex Gascoigne .... colourist (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Music Department
Tim White .... music recordist (2 episodes, 2007-2010)
 
Series Other crew
Andrew Wright .... film researcher / archive researcher (35 episodes, 2001-2013)
Anthony Wall .... series editor / filmed by (33 episodes, 1991-2014)
Warwick Gee .... film production consultant / production servicing manager / ... (10 episodes, 1986-2003)
Jane Bywaters .... researcher / driver photographs (3 episodes, 1987-2007)
Kirsty Smith .... additional research / additional researcher / ... (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Barbara Gibson .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2001)
Tricia O'Leary .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
May Miller .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1982)
Rosemarie Bradford .... production assistant / researcher (2 episodes, 1986-1991)
Susan Steel .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2002)
Jane Price .... production team / researcher (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
Isobel Goodrich .... researcher (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Emily Thomas .... film researcher (2 episodes, 2013)

Luc G. Nicknair .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 1980)
 
Series Thanks
Niamh Dilworth .... thanks / acknowledgement: For the National Theatre (3 episodes, 2010-2013)
Angus Mackechnie .... thanks / acknowledgement: For the National Theatre (3 episodes, 2010-2013)
Chris Arthur .... thanks (2 episodes, 2013)
Nigel Bewley .... thanks (2 episodes, 2013)
Gavin Clarke .... thanks (2 episodes, 2013)
Steven Dryden .... thanks (2 episodes, 2013)
Gordon Nicholson .... thanks (2 episodes, 2013)
Kimberley Thomas .... thanks (2 episodes, 2013)
 

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