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Top of the Year


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starring Bruce Forsyth
Celebrities from the world of show business gather in London's West End at a special gala occasion to see out the old year.
From The Talk of the Town in London Michael Aspel introduces the Variety Club Awards for 1972, presented by BERNARD DELFONT , including Film and Stage Actor and Actress of the Year; BBCtv, ITV and BBC Radio Personality and the Show Business Personality of 1972 From St Martin-in-the-Fields
The Rev Austen Williams reflects on the passing of the year.
Midnight: The Chimes of Welcome 73:
Bruce Forsyth with Clodagh Rodgers and Neville King star in the first laughter and song show of the New Year.
Musical director BURT RHODES Designer BERNARD LLOYD-JONES Producers IAN SMITH
Executive producer PHILIP LEWIS
(Clodagh Rodgers is appearing In ' Cinderella ' at the Hippodrome. Bristol; Neville King in ' The Black and White Minstrel Show ' at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool)
(Clodagh looks back - and forward: p3)


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Presented By: Bernard Delfont
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Clodagh Rodgers
Unknown: Neville King
Director: Burt Rhodes
Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Producers: Ian Smith
Unknown: Alan Tarrant
Unknown: James Moir
Producer: Philip Lewis
Unknown: Clodagh Rodgers

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