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Television's Greatest Hits


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Phillip Schofield surveys the most-watched programmes in the history of British television. 1985. His guests are:
Lynda Baron , who was Nurse Gladys in the comedy series Open All Hours, and Barry McGuigan , whose successful challenge for Eusebio Pedroza 's World
Featherweight Championship attracted more viewers than any other sporting event.
There are clips from Dempsey and Makepeaceand The
Practice. Plus. the miners' strike, Queen stealing the show at Live Aid, a theft from the Queen Vic in EastEnders, and Compo admiring "the mysterious feet of Nora Batty " in Last of the Summer Wine. Director/Producer Bill Wilson • STEREO


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Lynda Baron
Unknown: Barry McGuigan
Unknown: Eusebio Pedroza
Unknown: Nora Batty

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Television's Greatest Hits

BBC One London, 4 May 1992 20.00

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