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The Main Attraction

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starring Tommy Cooper
The legendary comedy star brings his own special magic to television's sparkling new Saturday night entertainment.
Also starring Chas & Dave
The Kessler Twins, Pam Ayres and the French puppet sensation Ionl Special guest star Frankie Vaughan featuring The Super Troupers
Choreographer BRIAN ROGERS Script associate JOHN junkin Musical director KEN JONES
Lighting BERT POSTLETHWAITE Sound HUGH BARKER
Designer NIGEL CURZON DirectorJOHN BISHOP
Produced by JOHN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Cooper
Unknown: Pam Ayres
Unknown: Frankie Vaughan
Unknown: Brian Rogers
Unknown: John Junkin
Director: Ken Jones
Unknown: Bert Postlethwaite
Unknown: Hugh Barker
Designer: Nigel Curzon
Director: John Bishop
Produced By: John Fisher

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