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There's a Lot of it About


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The last in the present series
Starring Spike Milligan, John Bluthal, Keith Smith
with David Adams, Suzanne Sinclair, Alan Clare, Mike O'Malley, Susan Jack and The King's Singers
and special guest appearances of David Jacobs, Cliff Michelmore, Peter Woods
In a programme celebrating his 63 years with BBC Television, Spike Milligan looks back on his long career at Television Centre, serving his apprenticeship as canteen manager before graduating to comedian. He remembers all those interesting people he worked with who had a profound effect on his life and getting his own back. Written by Spike Milligan, Neil Shand, Andrew Marshall, David Renwick


Comedian: Spike Milligan
[Actor]: John Bluthal
[Actor]: Keith Smith
[Actor]: David Adams
[Actress]: Suzanne Sinclair
[Actor]: Alan Clare
[Actor]: Mike O'Malley
[Actress]: Susan Jack
Singers: The King's Singers
Himself: David Jacobs
Himself: Cliff Michelmore
Himself: Peter Woods
Writer: Spike Milligan
Writer: Neil Shand
Writer: Andrew Marshall
Writer: David Renwick
Sound: Michael McCarthy
Producer/Director: Alan J. W. Bell

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There's a Lot of it About

BBC Two England, 27 August 1985 21.05

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