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 5 - Hughie Green

A tribute to Hughie Green, the entertainment impresario best known for presenting Britain's first TV talent show, Opportunity Knocks.

Further details

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

Hughie Green was a phenomenally successful child star and professional pilot who became TV's Mr Opportunity with his hit talent show Opportunity Knocks.

Friends and family recall a driven, highly ambitious man whose appetite for fame and success was insatiable and who was way ahead of his time in his instinct for what worked on TV.

His daughter believes that his ruthless ambition came at the expense of his wife and family. With contributions from Michael Grade, Eddie Large and Bobby Crush, amongst others.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Time
7:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Michael Grade Self
    Linda Plentl Self
    Christina Sharples Self
    Jan Kennedy Self
    Nigel Griffiths Self
    Brian Tesler Self
    Royston Mayoh Self
    Eddie Large Self
    Tom O'Connor Self
    Bobby Crush Self
    Hughie Green Self (Archive Material)
    Martin Glyn Murray Narrator
    Production team
    Sean Doherty Director
    Karen Steyn Series Producer
    John Quinn Executive Producer
    Sean Doherty Producer
    Dan Ablett Editor
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