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Tracing the roots of light entertainment, from variety to Strictly Come Dancing and all points in between. This week the focus is on variety shows.

Director:

Andy Humphries

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Episode complete credited cast:
Stephen Fry ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Adami Joe Adami ... Himself (archive footage)
Ray Alan Ray Alan ... Himself
Edgar Bergen ... Himself (archive footage) (as Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)
Bill Haley and the Comets ... Themselves (archive footage)
Cilla Black Cilla Black ... Herself
David Blaine ... Himself (archive footage)
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo ... Himself
Peter Brough Peter Brough ... Himself (archive footage) (as Peter Brough and Archie Andrews)
Roy 'Chubby' Brown ... Himself
David Claridge David Claridge ... Roland Rat (voice) (archive footage) (as Roland Rat)
Bernie Clifton Bernie Clifton ... Himself
Nina Conti ... Herself (archive footage)
Ali Cook ... Himself
Tommy Cooper Tommy Cooper ... Himself (archive footage)
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Tracing the roots of light entertainment, from variety to Strictly Come Dancing and all points in between. This week the focus is on variety shows.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2006 (UK) See more »

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