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The Story Of Variety With Michael Grade

BBC Four documentary. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Features Michael Grade, Ken Dodd, Roy Hudd, Peter Prichard, Maurice Sellar, Donald Auty, Dabber Davis and others.

The Story Of Variety With Michael Grade

Television executive Michael Grade presents a history of variety in Britain, charting the heights of the stage era to the rise of television

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2011
Channel
BBC Four
Episodes
2   (1 series)
Features
Michael Grade, Ken Dodd, Roy Hudd, Peter Prichard, Maurice Sellar, Donald Auty, Dabber Davis, Bruce Forsyth and others
Director
Lucy Kenwright
Producers
Lucy Kenwright and Caroline Wright

Television executive and nephew of the man who all-but-invented ITV, Lew Grade, Lord Michael Grade presents this two-part documentary charting the rise and fall of variety entertainment in Britain, focusing on the post-war period during which his family played such a large role.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 28th February 2011 on BBC Four at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 7th March 2011 on BBC Four at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Thursday 31st May 2012 at 2:15am

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