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Blankety Blank

Blankety Blank

  • TV comedy
  • BBC One / ITV
  • 1979 - 2021
  • 290 episodes (18 series)

Comedy panel-game-show of missing words hosted in turn by Terry Wogan, Les Dawson, Lily Savage and Bradley Walsh. Stars Terry Wogan, Les Dawson, Paul O'Grady and Bradley Walsh.

  • Due to return for Series 19
  1. 18th January via British Comedy Guide: Bradley Walsh's Blankety Blank to return to BBC One
Blankety Blank. Bradley Walsh

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
1979 - 2021
Channels
BBC One, ITV
Episodes
290 (18 series), plus 8 unaired episodes
Stars
Terry Wogan, Les Dawson, Paul O'Grady and Bradley Walsh
Writers
Tony Hawes, Les Keen, Laura Claxton, Tom Craine, Matthew Crosby, James Farmer and John Smith
Director
Richard Valentine
Producers
Aoife Bower, Kalpna Patel-Knight, Charlie Irwin, Christopher Barbour, Julie Burfoot and Sita Patel
Companies

Can you fill in the blanks for the chance to win a prize?

A comedy panel-cum-game show in which public contestants pick celebrity players to guess the missing word from a common phrase, with the hope their choice makes a point-winning combination.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Lily Savage's Blankety Blank
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 18th January 1979 at 7:55pm on BBC One
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • The London Studios
  • BBC Television Centre
  • Maidstone Studios - 2020 special onwards

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