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The Main Event


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Fast and furious quiz show in which two families compete against each other from the comfort of their own homes, partnered by a team of celebrities in the studio. With friends and neighbours dropping by to help or hinder the scoring, anything can happen. In charge of the chaos is Chris Tarrant.
This week, the Crompton family team up with three children's television presenters - Floella Benjamin , Andy Crane and Anthea Turner. On the other side are the Matters family, aided and abetted by three Coronation Street stars -
Amanda Barrie , Sarah
Lancashire and Bryan Mosley. Producer Danny Greenstone
Executive producers Alan Boyd. Bill Mason A RegGrundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Chris Tarrant.
Presenters: Floella Benjamin
Presenters: Andy Crane
Presenters: Anthea Turner.
Unknown: Amanda Barrie
Unknown: Bryan Mosley.
Producer: Danny Greenstone
Producers: Alan Boyd.
Producers: Bill Mason

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