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Christmas Night with the Stars


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A specially recorded programme featuring stars of BBC Light Entertainment in 1968

(Petula Clark appears by courtesy of M.G.M. Pictures; Derek Nimmo is appearing in 'Charlie Girl' at the Adelphi Theatre; Robertson Hare is in 'Oh Clarence!' at the Lyric Theatre, London)
See columns 1, 2, and 3 and colour feature on centre pages

[Photo caption] Top row 1. to r.: Cliff Richard, Morecambe and Wise, The Seekers. Reading downwards: Harry Worth, Jimmy Logan, Ray Alan, Derek Nimmo, Louis Armstrong, Kenneth McKellar, and Marty Feldman

Christmas Night with the Stars
A specially recorded programme featuring stars of BBC Light Entertainment in 1968

Introduced by Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Script by Sid Green and Dick Hills

Louis Armstrong, Petula Clark, Rolf Harris, Jimmy Logan, Lulu, Kenneth McKellar, Nana Mouskouri, Cliff Richard, The Seekers, The Young Generation (Choreography Douglas Squires)

Not In Front of the Children
by Richard Waring
Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer and Ronald Hines as Henry
with Frances Rowe as Mother
Trudi...Roberta Tovey
Robin...Hugo Keith-Johnston
Amanda...Jill Riddick
Directed by Graeme Muir

Dad's Army
Script by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
Featuring John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender and Edward Sinclair
Directed by David Croft

Harry Worth
with Derek Francis
Script by Ronnie Taylor
Directed by Duncan Wood

Ice Cabaret
Introduced by Ray Alan
Featuring Reg Park, Michel and Carol Sally Ross, Janet Mahoney, The Ice Cabaret Dancers, The Fred Tomlinson Singers
Musical Director, Malcolm Lockyer
Directed by Ernest Maxin
Presented In association with Tom Arnold and Gerald Palmer

Marty Feldman
sings a song of Christmas with the Ealing Grammar School Boys' Choir

Oh Brother! All Gas and Gaiters
Starring Derek Nimmo, Felix Aylmer, Robertson Hare, Colin Gordon, William Mervyn, Geoffrey Hibbert, Ernest Clark, Patrick McAlinney
Script by David Climie and Austin Steel, Pauline Devaney and Edwin Apps
Directed by John Howard Davies

Orchestrations by Alan Roper and Les Williams
Orchestra directed by Alyn Ainsworth
Design, Roger Murray-Leach
Production, Stewart Morris


Presenter: Eric Morecambe
Presenter: Ernie Wise
Singer: Petula Clark
[Actor]: Derek Nimmo
[Actor]: Robertson Hare

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Christmas Night with the Stars

BBC One London, 25 December 1968 18.40

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Christmas Sunday Post: Festive Episodes 25 December 2016

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