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Les Dennis's Laughter Show


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starring Les Dennis special guest star Joe Longthorne featuring
Martin P. Daniels with Lisa Maxwell Guest comic Billy Pearce and the Jeff Richer Dancers also appearing Mike Reid Lou Hirsch
Comedian Mike Reid joins Les as they portray two characters in a hilarious send-up of the popular TV series Big Deal. Les pays a return visit to Children's offers more strange delights. A feast of stunning singing impressions is in store as Joe goes 'country and western'. While Parky and Harty find time for a little song and dance.
The guest comedian this week is the zany, popular, young entertainer Billy Pearce. Written by NEIL SHAND , RUSSEL LANE NICK WILTON , JAMIE RIX
Musical director ALYN AINSWORTH Choreographer JEFF RICHER
Sound supervisor LAURIE TAYLOR Lighting director BILL MILLAR DesignerJIM GRANT
Directed by MICHAEL LEGGO Produced by JOHN BISHOP


Unknown: Joe Longthorne
Unknown: Martin P. Daniels
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell
Unknown: Billy Pearce
Unknown: Jeff Richer Dancers
Unknown: Mike Reid
Unknown: Lou Hirsch
Unknown: Comedian Mike Reid
Unknown: Billy Pearce.
Written By: Neil Shand
Written By: Russel Lane
Written By: Nick Wilton
Written By: Jamie Rix
Unknown: Paul Minett
Unknown: Brian Leveson
Unknown: Neil Shand
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Director: Bill Millar
Designer: Jim Grant
Directed By: Michael Leggo
Produced By: John Bishop
Phillip Schofield: Television

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