The Times (London, England), Thursday, 27 July 1989; pg. 23; Issue 63457

The Birthday Show - 21 Years Of Variety From Thames Television

27 July 1989

Edward Woodward looks back at 21 years of Thames Television through a montage of old clips.

An excerpt of Lena singing "I Should Have Listened To Mama" from the final episode of Opportunity Knocks is shown.

Cast Credits
Presenter: Edward Woodward Designer: Stuart McCarthy
Eamonn Andrews Videotape Editor: Roger Holmes
Michael Aspel Videotape Editor: Dave Lewinton
Michael Barrymore Graphic Designer: Chris Connors
Bernard Bresslaw Director: Philip Jones
Richard Briers Production Assistant: Sue Mahoney
Janet Brown Associate Producer: Neil Shand
Max Bygraves Producer: Philip Jones
Petula Clark Production Company: Thames Television
John Cleese Rights: © Thames Television Plc
Tommy Cooper
Bernard Cribbins
Suzanne Danielle
Jim Davidson
Ken Dodd
Lorraine Doyle
Lorraine Doyle
Jimmy Edwards
Kenny Everett
Bruce Forsyth
Connie Georges
Hughie Green
Charles Hawtrey
Benny Hill
Tony Holland
Bob Hope
Mary Hopkin
Frankie Howerd
Rod Hull
Johnny Hutch
Sidney James
Peter John
Jon Jon Keefe
Geoff Love
Ronn Lucas
Henry McGee
Julia Mckenzie
Spike Milligan
Eric Morecambe
David Nixon
Des O'Connor
Prowse, Dave
Tom O'Connor
Esther Rantzen
Andrew Sachs
Selina Scott
Charmaine Seal
Harry Secombe
Peter Sellers
Bob Sharples
Freddie Starr
Eric Sykes
Sylvia Syms
Bob Todd
John Williams
Barbara Windsor
Ernie Wise
Terry Wogan
Jackie Wright
Mike Yarwood
Lena Zavaroni