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The Story Of Variety With Michael Grade

The Story Of Variety With Michael Grade

  • TV documentary
  • BBC Four
  • 2011
  • 2 episodes (1 series)

Television executive Michael Grade presents a history of variety in Britain, charting the heights of the stage era to the rise of television. Features Michael Grade, Ken Dodd, Roy Hudd, Peter Prichard, Maurice Sellar and more.

Key details

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

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 28th February 2011 at 9pm on BBC Four
Most recent repeats
  • Thursday 31st May 2012 at 2:15am on BBC4 - Episode 2
  • Wednesday 30th May 2012 at 9:00pm on BBC4 - Episode 2
  • Thursday 24th May 2012 at 1:40am on BBC4 - Episode 1

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