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Lena Zavaroni and Janet Brown


HostessLena Zavaroni
Scottish Actress, Comedian And ImpressionistJanet Brown
English comedian, actor, writer, and presenterLes Dawson


Dance TroupeOn Tap
ChoreographyLudovico Romano
SoundHugh Barker
lightingDickie Higham
DesignerKenneth Sharp
DesignerShelagh Lawson
DirectorJohn Coleman
ProducerStewart Morius


Series 3 was recorded in one block during the Spring, Summer Season but that one block of 6 episodes was then split into 2 blocks of 3 episodes. The reason for the split was because of the broadcasting of World Cup 82 and Wimbledon 82.

The recording of the series in 1 block made financial sense and as it turned out meant that the BBC had all 6 episodes of Lena to broadcast. where as if they had split the recording into 2 blocks of 3 then the BBC would have not got the last 3 episodes of series 3 due to Lena's poor health during the BBC's Autumn, Winter Season.

So while it was recorded in 1 block of 6 it was broadcast in 2 blocks of 3 which is why you will see I have identified all episodes as series 3 but added block 1 or 2 this is to make it clear that they were all series 3, as some TV listing of the time imply that in 1982 we had series 3 of Lena during the Spring, Summer Season and then series 4 of Lena during the Autumn, Winter Season of 1982.