The Unforgettable.... Copyright: North One Television / Watchmaker Productions.

The Unforgettable...

ITV documentary about comedy stars. 38 episodes (5 series), 2000 - 2012. Features Daniel Abineri.

Series 5, Episode 3 - Russell Harty

A tribute to Russell Harty, best known as a hugely popular chat show host in the 70s and 80s.

Further details

The Unforgettable.... Russell Harty. Copyright: North One Television / Watchmaker Productions.

A highly intelligent and funny man, Russell Harty became a household name in the 70s and 80s not just for battling the disgruntled Grace Jones but for pioneering a new way of interviewing which brought to our screens some very revealing interviews.

He juggled a celebrity life in London with a deep rooted love of his Yorkshire home. Friends and family from both parts of his life recall a true one off. Contributors include Janet Street Porter and Michael Parkinson.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 21st March 2012
Time
7:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Michael Parkinson (as Sir Michael Parkinson) Self
    Madge Hindle Self
    Saundra Barnes Self
    Vikki Wood Self
    Nicholas Barrett Self
    Warwick Brookes Self
    Susan Brookes Self
    Gillian Reynolds Self
    Hugh Stalker Self
    Humphrey Burton Self
    Tanya Bruce-Lockhart Self
    Janet Street-Porter Self
    Charlotte Hindle Self
    Hilda Stronach Self
    Tom Gutteridge Self
    Jon Plowman Self
    Russell Harty Self (Archive Material)
    Jamie O'Neill Self (Archive Material)
    Martin Glyn Murray Narrator
    Production team
    Samantha Peters Director
    Karen Steyn Series Producer
    John Quinn Executive Producer
    Samantha Peters Producer
    Peter Elphick Editor
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