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Saturday Comedy Hour: The Jimmy Wheeler Show

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Starring Jimmy Wheeler
with Charlie Drake, Gary Miller, Fredye Marshall, Janet Ball, Robert Dorning, Tornedos, Larry Adler, Anton Dolin, The Morgan Jones Singers, The Television Toppers.

Contributors

Comedian/Presenter: Jimmy Wheeler
Comedian: Charlie Drake
Singer: Gary Miller
Singer: Fredye Marshall
Dancer: Janet Ball
Performer: Robert Dorning
Performer: Tornedos
Harmonicist: Larry Adler
Dancer: Anton Dolin
Singers: The Morgan Jones Singers
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Orchestra director: Eric Robinson
Designer: Douglas Smith
Producer: G. B. Lupino

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Saturday Comedy Hour: The Jimmy Wheeler Show

BBC Television, 17 August 1957 20.00






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