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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

Episode menu

Series 6 - Christmas Special

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th December 1983
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Terry Wogan Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Patrick Moore Guest
Ruth Madoc Guest
Sabina Franklyn Guest
Roy Kinnear Guest
Beryl Reid Guest
Freddie Starr Guest
Tom Moore Self
Writing team
Mike Radford Writer (Additional Material)
Neville Durhnhili Writer (Additional Material)
Terry Lowell Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Taylor Director
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer


Colonel Tom Moore's appearance

Charity fundraiser Captain, now Colonel Tom Moore, once appeared in a Christmas special of Blankety Blank with Terry Wogan and Ruth Madoc.

Featuring: Terry Wogan, Ruth Madoc & Tom Moore.


Remembering Captain Tom Moore on Blankety Blank

Captain Tom's role as a contestant on the show in 1983 is arguably the closest he came to fame prior to his fundraising campaign last year.

Roisin O'Connor, The Independent, 3rd February 2021

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