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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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Act Two: The Television Years

Concluding the story of the Palladium theatre, focusing on the TV era and Sunday Night At The London Palladium.

Further details

Featuring archive clips, interviews with performers and a recreation of the classic game-show Beat The Clock, plus footage of Julie Andrews, Bruce Forsyth, Bob Hope, Norman Vaughan, Julie Andrews, Gracie Fields, Morecambe and Wise, and many more.

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th September 1994
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 10th March 2011 10:00pm BBC4

Cast & crew

Paul Merton Host / Presenter
Charlie Drake Self
Des O'Connor Self
Eric Sykes Self
Harry Secombe (as Sir Harry Secombe) Self
Jimmy Tarbuck Self
Frankie Vaughan Self
Beryl Reid Self
Johnny Hutch Self
Max Bygraves Self
Norman Wisdom Self
Guest cast
Josie Lawrence Mrs Simpson (Beat The Clock contestant)
Jim Sweeney Mr Simpson (Beat The Clock contestant)
Jack Parnell Self
Norman Vaughan Self
Jim Smith Self
Helen Shapiro Self
Cliff Richard Self
Bruce Welch Self
Ken Brown Self
Writing team
John Fisher Writer
Paul Merton Writer
Production team
Paul Kirrage Director
John Fisher Producer
Laurie Mansfield Executive Producer
Mark Sangster Editor
Alex Clarke Production Designer

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