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Christmas Night with the Stars


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A specially recorded programme featuring your favourite light entertainment artists.
Introduced by David Nixon.
Cast in order of appearance:

Charlie Chester
with Eric 'Jeeves' Grier

The George Mitchell Singers and The Television Toppers

The Beverley Sisters

Charlie Drake
with Dave Freeman.

Perry Como

Ted Ray
with Kenneth Connor.

David Nixon
with Sheila Holt.

Tony Hancock
with Tottie Truman-Taylor, Alec Bregonzi and Percy Edwards.

Vera Lynn
with The Lynnettes.

Jimmy Edwards
with Arthur Howard, John Stirling, David Langford and Jeremy Roughton.

Billy Cotton and his Band
with Alan Breeze and The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes.

Jack Warner
with Arthur Rigby, Jeannette Hutchinson, Peter Byrne, Anthony Parker, Moira Mannion and Graham Ashley.

(Jimmy Edwards is appearing in "Cinderella" at the London Coliseum; David Nixon in "Cinderella" at the New Theatre, Oxford)


Presenter/magician: David Nixon
Continuity written by: David Whitaker
Script: Charlie Chester
Script: Charlie Drake
Script: Ray Galton
Script: Alan Simpson
Script: Frank Muir
Script: Denis Norden
Script: George Wadmore
Script: Ted Willis
Orchestra Conducted by: Eric Robinson
Orchestra Conducted by: George Clouston
Editor: Ron Spillane
Associate Producer: John Street
Producer: Graeme Muir
Comedian/singer: Charlie Chester
Comedian: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Comedian: Charlie Drake
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Comedian: Dave Freeman
Singer: Perry Como
Comedian: Ted Ray
Comedian: Kenneth Connor
Magician: David Nixon
Assistant: Sheila Holt
Comedian: Tony Hancock
Miss Snitterby: Tottie Truman-Taylor
Vicar: Alec Bregonzi
Bird impressionist: Percy Edwards
Singer: Vera Lynn
Singers: The Lynettes
Comedian: Jimmy Edwards
Oliver Pettigrew: Arthur Howard
Lumley: John Stirling
Parker: David Langford
Figgins: Jeremy Roughton
Musicians: Billy Cotton and his Band
Singer: Alan Breeze
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
P.C. Dixon: Jack Warner
Station Sgt. Flint: Arthur Rigby
Mary Crawford: Jeannette Hutchinson
Det. Con. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
P.C. Bob Penney: Anthony Parker
W.P. Sgt. Grace Millard: Moira Mannion
P.C. Tommy Hughes: Graham Ashley

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Christmas Night with the Stars

BBC Television, 25 December 1958 18.25

Blog posts that mention this programme:

The Christmas Sunday Post: Festive Episodes 25 December 2016
The Sunday Post: Billy Cotton - Old School Showman 14 August 2016

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