English Actor

Charlie Higson

  • Jul 03, 1958 (age 62)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2017
Richard Osman's House of Games
TV ShowSep 4, 2017

Richard Osman's House of Games

Richard Osman's House of …
Richard Osman's House of Games is a British quiz show produced by Endemol Shine UK for the BBC, hosted by Richard Osman. The show is played on a weekly basis, with four celebrities playing on five consecutive days to win daily prizes and the weekly prize of being crowned as "House of Games" champion. Points are accrued depending on where each celebrity finishes on each day, and the points are doubled on Friday's show.
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The Ministry of Stories Anthology
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MovieFeb 26, 2017

The Ministry of Stories Anthology

An anthology of seven short …
An anthology of seven short films written by school children as a part of the Ministry of Stories scheme to encourage creativity in children and young people.
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2015
Professor Branestawm Returns
MovieDec 24, 2015

Professor Branestawm Returns

Before passing away, Lady …
Before passing away, Lady Pagwell (Dame Diana Rigg) leaves a legacy in memory of her late husband to fund local new inventions and, as the only inventor in town, Professor Branestawm (Harry...
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2014
The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm
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MovieDec 24, 2014

The Incredible Adventures of Professor …

An absent-minded professor …
An absent-minded professor is oblivious to the chaos his crazy creations cause when they go wrong.
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Monty Python's Best Bits (mostly)
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TV ShowNov 3, 2014

Monty Python's Best Bits (mostly)

This series is presented by …
This series is presented by self-confessed Python nut Hugh Bonneville, each show with a group of five famous comedians remembering their favourite Python moments. Each guest chooses a sketch (or two) and it's played with their comments..
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Grantchester
TV ShowOct 6, 2014

Grantchester

Grantchester is a British ITV detective drama, set in the …
Grantchester is a British ITV detective drama, set in the 1950s Cambridgeshire village of the same name. The show featured first Anglican vicar Sidney Chambers (James Norton), and subsequently Reverend Will Davenport, both of whom develop a sideline in sleuthing with the help of Detective Inspector Geordie Keating (Robson Green). The series is based on The Grantchester Mysteries, collections of short stories written by James Runcie. The first series was based on the six stories from the first book, Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death, and was broadcast in 2014. A second series aired in March and April 2016, and a third series began its run on 23 April 2017. A fourth series was announced on 12 April 2018, and it was confirmed that this would be the last to feature James Norton in the lead. Tom Brittney as Reverend Will Davenport took over the lead from Norton in series 4. The fifth series commenced in January 2020.
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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled
TV ShowJun 16, 2014

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled …
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled is a British television programme that was first broadcast on Dave and hosted by comedian Alan Davies. In each episode Davies holds an unscripted roundtable discussion with four guests. The guests include stand-up comedians, comedy writers and other well-known figures in the entertainment industry. Each episode begins untitled, hence the series name, but a title is chosen at the conclusion of the episode, often a full or paraphrased quote from one of the guest's anecdotes.
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2013
Crackanory
TV ShowNov 13, 2013

Crackanory

Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at …
Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular children's series Jackanory and broadcast on the UKTV television channel Dave. Each episode features tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix of live action, original music and animation, all read from the same oversized chair, in a set consistent and reflective of the story. The first series attracted widespread critical acclaim and over half a million viewers to Dave.
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Was It Something I Said?
TV ShowOct 6, 2013

Was It Something I Said?

Was It Something I Said? …
Was It Something I Said? was a British comedy panel game show that was broadcast on Channel 4, presented by David Mitchell and featuring team captains Richard Ayoade and Micky Flanagan. Celebrity guest narrators appeared in each episode and, for the first series, narrators included David Harewood, Phil Daniels, Charles Dance and Mariella Frostrup.
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Broadchurch
TV ShowMar 4, 2013

Broadchurch

Broadchurch is a British serial crime drama television series …
Broadchurch is a British serial crime drama television series broadcast on ITV for three series between 2013 and 2017. It was created by Chris Chibnall, who acted as an executive producer and wrote all 24 episodes, and produced by Kudos Film and Television and Imaginary Friends. The series is set in Broadchurch, a fictional English town in Dorset, and focuses on police detectives DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman). The series features an ensemble cast that in addition to Tennant and Colman includes Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan, Carolyn Pickles, Arthur Darvill, Charlotte Beaumont, Vicky McClure, Adam Wilson and Matthew Gravelle.
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2012
Sunday Brunch
TV ShowMar 25, 2012

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch is a British television programme …
Sunday Brunch is a British television programme presented by Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer which is broadcast live on Channel 4 on Sunday mornings, that features cookery and interviews with celebrity guests.
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2010
Bellamy's People
TV ShowJan 21, 2010

Bellamy's People

Bellamy's People, also known as Bellamy's People of the …
Bellamy's People, also known as Bellamy's People of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is a British comedy show first broadcast on BBC Two as an eight episode series. The show is a spin-off from the BBC Radio 4 show Down the Line. The show stars Rhys Thomas as the eponymous Gary Bellamy and features Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Simon Day, Felix Dexter, Amelia Bullmore, Lucy Montgomery, Adil Ray and Robert Popper as a host of characters.
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2008
Argumental
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TV ShowOct 27, 2008

Argumental

Argumental (working title Whose Side Are You On?) is a …
Argumental (working title Whose Side Are You On?) is a British improvised comedy panel game hosted originally by John Sergeant and later Sean Lock, alongside two teams captained by Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound, followed by Robert Webb and Seann Walsh, debating and arguing on various topics with help from various guests. It is made by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for Dave and made its debut on 27 October 2008. Series three was commissioned for Dave and four episodes from the second series aired on BBC Two, making it UKTV's most successful commission in terms of reach of audience.
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Only Connect
TV ShowSep 15, 2008

Only Connect

Only Connect is a British television quiz show presented by …
Only Connect is a British television quiz show presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. In the series, teams compete in a tournament of finding connections between seemingly unrelated clues. The phrase "Only connect" was taken from E. M. Forster's 1910 novel Howards End.
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2007
The Alan Titchmarsh Show
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TV ShowSep 3, 2007

The Alan Titchmarsh Show

The Alan Titchmarsh Show is …
The Alan Titchmarsh Show is a British daytime chat show presented by Alan Titchmarsh. It was first broadcast on ITV on 3 September 2007, and aired on weekday afternoons. The show's main focus is the "Best of British" theme with many of the shows' segments focusing on fashion, health, nature, cookery and animals.
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Harry & Paul
TV ShowApr 13, 2007

Harry & Paul

Harry & Paul (originally titled Ruddy Hell! It's Harry & Paul) is a …
Harry & Paul (originally titled Ruddy Hell! It's Harry & Paul) is a British sketch comedy show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One on 13 April 2007. Prior to broadcast it was trailed as The Harry Enfield Show.
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Nomination2007

Carnegie Medal

Nominated for "Blood Fever".
2006
The One Show
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TV ShowAug 14, 2006

The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat …
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme. Broadcast live on BBC One weeknights at 7:00 pm, it features topical stories and studio guests. It is currently co-hosted on Mondays to Thursdays by Alex Jones and Matt Baker, and by a guest host on Fridays. Various reporters also assist with subject-specific presenting, both in the studio and on location, or through filmed segments. Originally produced in Birmingham and then in the BBC Media Village in White City, London, since 2014 the studio has been based in Broadcasting House, the BBC's headquarters in London.
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Nomination2006

Best Young Adult

Nominated for "SilverFin".
Edgar Award
2003
QI
TV ShowSep 11, 2003

QI

QI (short for Quite Interesting) is a British comedy panel game …
QI (short for Quite Interesting) is a British comedy panel game television quiz show created and co-produced by John Lloyd, and features permanent panellist Alan Davies. Stephen Fry was host of the show from its initial pilot, before departing after the final episode of the M series in 2016, exactly half way through the alphabet, with frequent QI panellist Sandi Toksvig replacing him prior to the beginning of the N series in 2016.
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2002
Timeshift
TV ShowOct 10, 2002

Timeshift

Series looking at changes in British society, employing archive …
Series looking at changes in British society, employing archive footage from the BBC and other sources.
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2001
Richard & Judy
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TV ShowNov 26, 2001

Richard & Judy

Richard & Judy (also known as Richard & Judy's New …
Richard & Judy (also known as Richard & Judy's New Position) is a British television chat show presented by the married couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. The show originally aired on Channel 4 from 26 November 2001 to 22 August 2008, but later moved to digital channel Watch from 7 October 2008 to 1 July 2009.
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Happiness
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TV ShowMar 20, 2001

Happiness

Happiness is a British sitcom with dramatic, melancholy …
Happiness is a British sitcom with dramatic, melancholy overtones written by Paul Whitehouse and David Cummings with Whitehouse in the lead role. There were two series broadcast on BBC2, the first running in 2001 and the second in 2003. Whitehouse has stated that there will probably not be a third.
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Fun at the Funeral Parlour
TV ShowJan 1, 2001

Fun at the Funeral Parlour

Fun at the Funeral Parlour …
Fun at the Funeral Parlour was a comedy series broadcast on BBC Choice and BBC Three for two series in 2001 and 2002. It was set in a Welsh funeral directors called "Thomas, Thomas, Thomas and Thomas". It is set around the Swansea area of south Wales in the fictitious town of Trebanos in tribute to the writer's father who came from the real town in that area.
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2000
BBC Breakfast
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TV ShowOct 2, 2000

BBC Breakfast

BBC Breakfast is a British Breakfast television …
BBC Breakfast is a British Breakfast television programme on BBC One and BBC News channels. The simulcast is presented live, originally from the BBC Television Centre before moving to MediaCityUK in 2012. The programme contains a mixture of news, sport, weather, business, and feature items and is broadcast 365 days a year.
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The Wright Stuff
TV ShowSep 11, 2000

The Wright Stuff

The Wright Stuff was a British television chat show, hosted …
The Wright Stuff was a British television chat show, hosted by Matthew Wright and aired on Channel 5 on weekday mornings from 9:15 to 11:15am. The series characterised itself as "Britain's brightest daytime show", which "gives ordinary people the chance to talk and comment on everything such as news to the social, emotional and even sexual issues back at home", as well as featuring "showbiz stars and media commentators". The Wright Stuff was nominated as "Best Daytime Programme" at both the Royal Television Society and the National Television Awards.
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Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)
TV ShowMar 18, 2000

Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)

Randall & Hopkirk …
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) is a British television series, produced by Working Title Television for BBC One, written and produced by Charlie Higson. It is a revival of the 1960s television series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) and stars Vic Reeves as Marty Hopkirk and Bob Mortimer as Jeff Randall, two partner private detectives, Emilia Fox as Jeannie Hurst, Hopkirk's fiancée, and Tom Baker as Wyvern, a spirit mentor. Two series were commissioned and were broadcast in 2000 and 2001 with the pilot episode airing 18 March 2000.
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1999
You Ain't Seen All These, Right?
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MovieSep 1, 1999

You Ain't Seen All These, Right?

a one-off programme, shown …
a one-off programme, shown during BBC 2's Fast Show Night, featuring various sketches which were filmed, predominantly from the third series, that did not make it onto the final show.
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Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer
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TV ShowJan 1, 1999

Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer

Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and …
Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer is a British comedy television series, the third by comedy double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer and their second in a sketch show format. Directed by Mark Mylod and produced by Alan Marke, it first aired in 1999 on BBC2.
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1998
Ted & Ralph
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MovieDec 27, 1998

Ted & Ralph

Lord Ralph Mayhew is an impoverished aristocrat in his …
Lord Ralph Mayhew is an impoverished aristocrat in his early 30s who lives in his family mansion on an expansive country estate. Ted had worked for Lord Mayhew's late mother and father ...
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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
TV ShowSep 4, 1998

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Who Wants to Be a …
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is a British television quiz show, created and produced by David Briggs, and made for the ITV network. On air since September 1998 and devised by Briggs, the show's format sees contestants taking on multiple-choice questions based upon general knowledge, winning a cash prize for each question they answer correctly, with the amount offered increasing as they take on more difficult questions. To assist each contestant who takes part, they are given lifelines to use, may walk away with the money they already have won if they wish not to risk answering a question, and are provided with a safety net that gives them a guaranteed cash prize if they give an incorrect answer, provided they reach a specific milestone in the quiz.
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Airline
TV ShowJun 3, 1998

Airline

Airline was a British fly on the wall television programme …
Airline was a British fly on the wall television programme produced by LWT that showcases the daily happenings of passengers, ground workers and flight crew of Britannia Airways (series 1) and later EasyJet (from series 2).
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Best Entertainment Programme
Award1998

Best Entertainment Programme

Won award for "The Fast Show".
British Academy Television Award
Best Entertainment Programme
Nomination1998

Best Entertainment Programme

Nominated for "The Fast Show".
British Academy Television Award
1997
It's Ulrika!
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MovieAug 25, 1997

It's Ulrika!

This is a made for T.V. movie, comprised of many zany …
This is a made for T.V. movie, comprised of many zany sketches lead by Ulrika.
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Light Lunch
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TV ShowMar 24, 1997

Light Lunch

Light Lunch (later Late Lunch) was a Channel 4 lunch-time …
Light Lunch (later Late Lunch) was a Channel 4 lunch-time comedy chatshow broadcast on weekdays at 12:30 between 24 March 1997 and 27 February 1998 and then move to weeknights at 6:00 PM between 31 March 1998 and 5 March 1999. It was hosted by Mel and Sue. The show was a huge success initially but audience figures declined slowly eventually resulting in low viewer figures and was deemed "unsatisfactory" by Channel 4.
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Best Entertainment Programme
Nomination1997

Best Entertainment Programme

Nominated for "The Fast Show".
British Academy Television Award
1996
Never Mind the Buzzcocks
TV ShowNov 12, 1996

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Never Mind the Buzzcocks is …
Never Mind the Buzzcocks is a British comedy panel game, themed on pop music, that aired between 1996 and 2015. It first starred Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes as team captains, with Hughes being replaced by Bill Bailey from the eleventh series, and Bailey replaced by Noel Fielding from series 21 onward. The show was produced by Talkback for the BBC, and usually aired on BBC Two. The title plays on the names of punk rock band Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks album, and the punk band Buzzcocks. The series was first hosted by Mark Lamarr, then by Simon Amstell, and later by a number of guest presenters, with Rhod Gilbert hosting the final series.
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1995
Victoria Fullick
Marriage1995

Victoria Fullick

Married Victoria Fullick.
1993
The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer
TV ShowSep 21, 1993

The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer

The Smell of Reeves and …
The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer is a BBC TV sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Its first series appeared in 1993 following the duo's move to the BBC after parting company with Channel 4. The show developed and expanded upon the absurd, anarchic comedy that the pair had first explored on Channel 4's Vic Reeves Big Night Out.
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1990
Harry Enfield's Television Programme
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TV ShowNov 8, 1990

Harry Enfield's Television Programme

Harry Enfield & Chums …
Harry Enfield & Chums (originally called Harry Enfield's Television Programme) is a British sketch show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. It first broadcast on BBC Two in 1990 in the 9 pm slot on Thursday nights which became the traditional time for alternative comedy on television.
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Have I Got News for You
TV ShowSep 28, 1990

Have I Got News for You

Have I Got News for You …
Have I Got News for You (HIGNFY) is a British television panel show produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC. Regularly broadcast since 1990, it is loosely based on the BBC Radio 4 show The News Quiz and has a topical and satirical remit.
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Vic Reeves Big Night Out
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TV ShowMay 25, 1990

Vic Reeves Big Night Out

Vic Reeves Big Night Out …
Vic Reeves Big Night Out was a cult British comedy stage show and later TV series which ran on Channel 4 for two series in 1990 and 1991, as well as a New Year special. Its live incarnation marked the beginnings of the collaboration between Vic Reeves (real name Jim Moir) and Bob Mortimer and started their Reeves and Mortimer (also known informally as Vic and Bob) comedy double act.
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The Craig Ferguson Show
MovieMar 4, 1990

The Craig Ferguson Show

The Craig Ferguson Show released.
1988
This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom, presented by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, and Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes. The show airs live and features news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and other similar features.
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1982
Countdown
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TV ShowNov 2, 1982

Countdown

Countdown is a British game show involving word and number …
Countdown is a British game show involving word and number tasks. It is broadcast on Channel 4 and is currently presented by Nick Hewer, assisted by Rachel Riley, with regular lexicographer Susie Dent. It was the first programme to be aired on Channel 4, and 81 series have been broadcast since its debut on 2 November 1982. With over 7,000 episodes, Countdown is one of the longest-running game shows in the world, along with the original French version, Des chiffres et des lettres (Numbers & Letters), which has been running on French television continuously since 1965. Countdown was initially recorded at The Leeds Studios for 27 years, before moving to Manchester-based Granada Studios in 2009. Following the development of MediaCityUK, Countdown moved again in 2013 to the new purpose-built studios at Dock10, Greater Manchester.
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1972
Celebrity Mastermind
TV ShowSep 11, 1972

Celebrity Mastermind

Celebrity Mastermind is a celebrity version of Mastermind, a …
Celebrity Mastermind is a celebrity version of Mastermind, a British television quiz show broadcast by BBC television. It began in 2002 as a one-off special, expanding to the current arrangement of 10 episodes, broadcast during December and January. It is hosted by John Humphrys, who also hosts the main show.
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1971
Film...
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TV ShowNov 16, 1971

Film...

Film 2018 or The Film Show was a British film review television …
Film 2018 or The Film Show was a British film review television programme, which was usually broadcast on BBC One. The title of the show changed each year to incorporate the year of broadcast. Between September 2016 and its cancellation in December 2018, The Film Show used a rotating presenter format.
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1962
University Challenge
TV ShowSep 21, 1962

University Challenge

University Challenge is a British quiz programme which first …
University Challenge is a British quiz programme which first aired in 1962. University Challenge aired for 913 episodes on ITV from 21 September 1962 to 31 December 1987, presented by quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne. The BBC revived the programme on 21 September 1994 with Jeremy Paxman as the quizmaster.
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1958
Charlie Higson
BirthJuly 1958

Charlie Higson

Charlie Higson was born.
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