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Paul Merton's Palladium Story

Paul Merton's Palladium Story

  • TV documentary
  • BBC One
  • 1994
  • 2 episodes (1 series)

Short series telling the story of London's world-famous theatre, hosted by Paul Merton. Features Paul Merton, Charlie Drake, Des O'Connor, Eric Sykes, Harry Secombe and more.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
1994
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
2 (1 series)
Features
Paul Merton, Charlie Drake, Des O'Connor, Eric Sykes, Harry Secombe, Jimmy Tarbuck, Frankie Vaughan, Beryl Reid and more
Writers
John Fisher and Paul Merton
Director
Paul Kirrage
Producers
John Fisher and Laurie Mansfield
Companies

Comedian Paul Merton presents a quirky two-part documentary celebrating the history of the world-famous London Palladium, with contributions from the likes of Norman Wisdom, Max Bygraves, Des O'Connor, Harry Secombe and Beryl Reid. The shows are packed with extremely rare photos, audio and film clips; artists featured range from The Crazy Gang to Frankie Howerd and Tommy Cooper to Laurel and Hardy, plus Judy Garland, Danny Kaye, Tommy Trinder, Max Miller and many more.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 18th September 1994 at 8pm on BBC One
Last new broadcast
Sunday 25th September 1994 at 8pm on BBC One
All previous repeats
  • Thursday 10th March 2011 at 10:00pm on BBC4 - Episode 2
  • Thursday 10th March 2011 at 9:00pm on BBC4 - Episode 1

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