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Frank Skinner

  • Jan 28, 1957 (age 62)
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2017
Urban Myths
TV ShowJan 19, 2017

Urban Myths

Urban Myths is a British biographical comedy drama …
Urban Myths is a British biographical comedy drama television series first aired on 19 January 2017 on the Sky Arts Channel. Each episode featured a story surrounding popular culture which may or may not be true, ranging from Muhammad Ali talking a man down from a ledge to Bob Dylan turning up on a stranger's doorstep. A second series was announced featuring The Sex Pistols and Salvador Dali, which began airing on 12 April 2018.
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2016
National Treasure
TV ShowSep 20, 2016

National Treasure

National Treasure is a four-part 2016 British television drama …
National Treasure is a four-part 2016 British television drama by Channel 4, written by Jack Thorne. It stars Robbie Coltrane as Paul Finchley, a television comedian accused of raping a 15-year-old girl several years earlier. Julie Walters plays his wife Marie, and Andrea Riseborough plays his daughter Dee.
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2015
Taskmaster
TV ShowJul 28, 2015

Taskmaster

Taskmaster is a British comedy panel game show originally …
Taskmaster is a British comedy panel game show originally created by British comedian Alex Horne during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010, and transferred to television on Dave in 2015. The TV series stars comedian and actor Greg Davies now in the title role of the Taskmaster, issuing simple comedic and bizarre tasks to five regular contestants – usually comedians – with Alex Horne acting as Davies's assistant and as umpire during the challenges.
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Travel Man
TV ShowMar 30, 2015

Travel Man

Travel Man is a British television travel documentary series. It …
Travel Man is a British television travel documentary series. It features presenter Richard Ayoade, travelling to a popular city each episode with a celebrity guest.. It was produced around the same time Ayoade was presenting Gadget Man.
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2013
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
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The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

With the 50th anniversary of …
With the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who (1963) approaching, former Doctors Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy try to sneak onto the set of the anniversary special.
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I Love My Country
TV ShowAug 3, 2013

I Love My Country

I Love My Country is a British television comedy panel …
I Love My Country is a British television comedy panel game shown on BBC One which began airing on 3 August 2013 and finished on 28 September 2013. The show was originally going to be hosted by David Walliams, but after the pilot, he dropped out due to other commitments. Gabby Logan was chosen to host the full series. Frank Skinner and Micky Flanagan act as the team captains, with four celebrities on each team on every episode. On 25 October 2013, it was announced that the show had been axed after the show had attracted largely negative press reviews and struggled in the ratings.
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2012
The Last Leg
TV ShowAug 30, 2012

The Last Leg

The Last Leg (known during its first series as The Last Leg with …
The Last Leg (known during its first series as The Last Leg with Adam Hills) is a British comedy and late night television talk show that originally ran alongside the 2012 Summer Paralympics every night following the main coverage on Channel 4. Hosted by Australian comedian Adam Hills and co-hosted by Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker, it gives a review of the day's events.
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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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2011
That Sunday Night Show
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TV ShowJan 9, 2011

That Sunday Night Show

That Sunday Night Show is a …
That Sunday Night Show is a British television chat show presented by Adrian Chiles from series 1–3 and Nadia Sawalha from series 4 onwards and was first broadcast on ITV on 9 January 2011. Each episode was 30 minutes long.
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2010
Frank Skinner's Opinionated
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TV ShowApr 16, 2010

Frank Skinner's Opinionated

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Frank Skinner's Opinionated is a British television comedy talk show hosted by comedian Frank Skinner and produced by Avalon Television for the BBC. The show focusses on various topics in the previous week's news, with Skinner joined by two celebrity guests, also interacting with the studio audience. Each half-hour episode is filmed in a different location around the country. It first aired on BBC Two, with a first series of six episodes broadcast on 16 April 2010, and a second of six more beginning on 25 March 2011. The third and final series began broadcasting on 10 November 2011.
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2009
Jam
MovieSep 21, 2009

Jam

Jam is a 2009 short comedy drama film written by Lizzie Hopley …
Jam is a 2009 short comedy drama film written by Lizzie Hopley and directed by Adrian Bliss, Benjamin Robbins, and Toby Stubbs.
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You Have Been Watching
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TV ShowJul 7, 2009

You Have Been Watching

You Have Been Watching is …
You Have Been Watching is a British comedy panel game presented by Charlie Brooker, produced by Zeppotron for Channel 4 and filmed at BBC Television Centre (pilot and series 2) and Riverside Studios (series 1) in London. It first aired on 7 July 2009, for a weekly eight-episode run. Each week Brooker is accompanied by a panel of three guests. The focus of the quiz is television - before recording, guest panellists watch selected episodes of various television shows. They may then be asked to suggest hypothetical improvements to the format, critically assess it, or to answer quiz questions on the content.
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Alan Carr: Chatty Man
TV ShowJun 14, 2009

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man (also …
Alan Carr: Chatty Man (also simply known as Chatty Man) is a former British comedy chat show presented by comedian Alan Carr. The show included interviews with celebrity guests, sketches, topical chat and music. In 2013, Carr won a BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance.
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Let's Dance for Comic Relief
TV ShowFeb 21, 2009

Let's Dance for Comic Relief

Let's Sing and Dance, …
Let's Sing and Dance, formerly known as Let's Dance, is a British television programme shown on BBC One, featuring celebrities performing famous dance routines to raise money for the charities Comic Relief and Sport Relief. The programme was presented by Steve Jones and Alex Jones, who replaced previous host Claudia Winkleman in 2011. In the first series, Anton du Beke was a regular judge, appearing alongside two guest panellists, but in the second series onwards, three guest judges were on the panel each week.
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2007
Would I Lie to You?
TV ShowJun 16, 2007

Would I Lie to You?

Would I Lie to You? is a British comedy panel show aired on …
Would I Lie to You? is a British comedy panel show aired on BBC One, made by Zeppotron for the BBC. It was first broadcast on 16 June 2007. The show was presented by Angus Deayton in 2007 and 2008. Since 2009 it has been hosted by Rob Brydon and stars David Mitchell and Lee Mack as the team captains.
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The Graham Norton Show
TV ShowFeb 22, 2007

The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show is …
The Graham Norton Show is a British comedy chat show presented by Graham Norton. It was initially broadcast on BBC Two, from 22 February 2007, before moving to BBC One in October 2009. It currently airs on Friday evenings, and is usually repeated a few nights later.
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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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2005
Mock the Week
TV ShowJun 5, 2005

Mock the Week

Mock the Week is a British topical, satirical celebrity panel show, …
Mock the Week is a British topical, satirical celebrity panel show, that was created by Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson, who also co-created the comedy game show Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Performers deliver mostly prepared answers on different subjects under the guise of an improvised gameshow. It is made by independent production company Angst Productions, and made its debut on BBC Two on 5 June 2005, with the show's theme song being "News of the World" by The Jam. The show has featured a variety of different stand-up performers, some being part of the show for several series as a permanent fixture, with host Dara Ó Briain and comedian Hugh Dennis having appeared in every episode since its debut. Old episodes currently air on Dave, which is frequently mentioned on the show.
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Doctor Who
TV ShowMar 26, 2005

Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme …
Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.
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2004
The Culture Show
TV ShowNov 1, 2004

The Culture Show

The Culture Show is a weekly BBC Two arts magazine …
The Culture Show is a weekly BBC Two arts magazine programme, focusing on the best of the week's arts and culture news, covering books, art, film, architecture, music, visual fashion and the performing arts. The show was broadcast between 2004 and 2015.
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Match of the Day 2
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TV ShowAug 1, 2004

Match of the Day 2

Match of the Day 2 is a Premier League football highlights …
Match of the Day 2 is a Premier League football highlights programme. It is usually broadcast on BBC One on Sunday evenings from 22:30 and is hosted by Mark Chapman.
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Shane
TV ShowApr 21, 2004

Shane

Shane is an ITV sitcom written by and starring Frank Skinner …
Shane is an ITV sitcom written by and starring Frank Skinner and directed by Audrey Cooke, with the first series originally broadcast in 2004. Reviews were generally poor, but a second series was commissioned. After the second series had been recorded contract differences between Frank Skinner and ITV arose; the second series has never been broadcast.
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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, with frequent QI panellist Sandi Toksvig replacing him prior to the beginning of the N series in 2016.
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This Week
TV ShowJan 16, 2003

This Week

This Week was a BBC One current affairs and politics TV …
This Week was a BBC One current affairs and politics TV programme, screened late on Thursday evenings. It was hosted by former Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil, with a panel of two commentators, one each from the right and left of the political spectrum. The show was introduced on 16 January 2003, as was the Daily Politics, after a major review of BBC political programmes. It replaced the nightly Despatch Box (1998–2002), for which Neil had been the sole presenter in its later years.
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2002
Sport Relief
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TV ShowJul 13, 2002

Sport Relief

Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in …
Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to help vulnerable people in both the UK and the world's poorest countries. At the heart of the campaign is the "Sport Relief Mile", which involves members of the public doing their bit for charity.
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2001
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
TV ShowNov 2, 2001

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Friday Night with Jonathan …
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a British chat show presented by Jonathan Ross and broadcast on BBC One between 2001 and 2010. The programme features Ross' take on current topics of conversation, guest interviews (usually three per show) and live music from both a guest music group and the house band. First broadcast on 2 November 2001, the show began its final series in January 2010 and ended on 16 July 2010.
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Best Comedy (Programme or Series)
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Best Comedy (Programme or Series)

Nominated for "Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned".
British Academy Television Award
2000
Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned
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TV ShowMay 28, 2000

Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned

Baddiel and Skinner …
Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned (2000-2003, 2005) is a free-form talk show hosted by British comedians/personalities David Baddiel and Frank Skinner and produced by Avalon Television. Its concept was developed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and had a run in the West End at the Shaftesbury Theatre in 2001.
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Cinderella
MovieJan 2, 2000

Cinderella

Made for TV stage comical production of the classic tale, …
Made for TV stage comical production of the classic tale, Cinderella.
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1999
The Flint Street Nativity
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MovieDec 22, 1999

The Flint Street Nativity

Adult actors portray a group …
Adult actors portray a group of children as they prepare and present their school Christmas play.
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Loose Women
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TV ShowSep 6, 1999

Loose Women

Loose Women is a British talk show that has been broadcast on …
Loose Women is a British talk show that has been broadcast on ITV since 6 September 1999. The series is produced by ITV Studios and is broadcast on weekdays at 12.30pm. Loose Women was originally broadcast from Norwich, then Manchester before moving to London and focuses on a panel of four female presenters who interview celebrities, discuss their lives, and discuss topical issues ranging from politics and current affairs to celebrity gossip and entertainment news. The current anchor presenters are Kaye Adams, Ruth Langsford, Andrea McLean and Christine Lampard. The 3,000th episode of Loose Women was broadcast on 15 May 2018.
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1998
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. The show's format, devised by Briggs, 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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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
The Frank Skinner Show
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TV ShowSep 10, 1995

The Frank Skinner Show

The Frank Skinner Show is a …
The Frank Skinner Show is a television chat show hosted by comedian Frank Skinner, which lasted nine series on British television between 1995 and 2005. As well as celebrity interviews, the shows includes an initial stand-up routine, various sketches throughout the episode and usually concludes with a comedic song featuring Skinner and the guest stars. The Frank Skinner Show became notorious over the years for the unconventional nature of the interviews, including some shocking revelations from the guests. The programme ended in 2005 after nine series.
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1994
Room 101
TV ShowJul 4, 1994

Room 101

Room 101 is a BBC comedy television series based on …
Room 101 is a BBC comedy television series based on the radio series of the same name, in which celebrities are invited to discuss their pet hates and persuade the host to consign those hates to oblivion in Room 101, a location whose name is inspired by the torture room in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four which reputedly contained "the worst thing in the world". Orwell himself named it after a meeting room in Broadcasting House where he would sit through tedious meetings. It is produced independently for the BBC by Hat Trick Productions.
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Woodcock
MovieJan 16, 1994

Woodcock

Woodcock released.
1992
GamesMaster
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TV ShowJan 7, 1992

GamesMaster

GamesMaster is a British television programme, screened on …
GamesMaster is a British television programme, screened on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1998, and was the first ever UK television programme dedicated to computer and video games.
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1990
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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The Word
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TV ShowAug 10, 1990

The Word

The Word was a 1990s Channel 4 television programme in the …
The Word was a 1990s Channel 4 television programme in the United Kingdom. which took its name from the regular column covering up and coming Manchester bands in the Manchester Evening News written by Terry Christian.
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1980
Children in Need
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TV ShowNov 21, 1980

Children in Need

BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn …
BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity. One of the highlights is an annual telethon, held in November and televised on BBC One and BBC Two from 7:30 pm until 2:30 am. "Pudsey Bear" is BBC Children in Need's mascot, whilst Sir Terry Wogan was its long-standing host for 35 years. A prominent annual event in British television, Children in Need is one of three high profile British telethons. It is the only charity belonging to the BBC, the other telethons being Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, both supporting Comic Relief.
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1979
Question Time
TV ShowSep 25, 1979

Question Time

Question Time is a topical debate programme, typically …
Question Time is a topical debate programme, typically broadcast on BBC One at 10:35 pm on Thursdays. It is usually repeated on BBC Two and on BBC Parliament, later in the week. Question Time is also available on BBC iPlayer.
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1971
Parkinson
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TV ShowJun 19, 1971

Parkinson

Parkinson is a British television chat show that was …
Parkinson is a British television chat show that was presented by Michael Parkinson. It was first shown on BBC1 from 19 June 1971 to 10 April 1982 and 9 January 1998 to 24 April 2004. Parkinson then switched to ITV on which the show continued from 4 September 2004 to 22 December 2007. A series entitled Parkinson One to One was produced by Yorkshire Television from 28 March 1987 to 23 July 1988.
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1968
A Question of Sport
TV ShowDec 2, 1968

A Question of Sport

A Question of Sport is the "world’s longest running TV sports …
A Question of Sport is the "world’s longest running TV sports quiz," featuring "some of the biggest names from the sporting world." It is also available on BBC iPlayer, for seven days after its most recent broadcast.
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1964
Horizon
TV ShowMay 2, 1964

Horizon

Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary …
Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised as the world leader in its field, it regularly wins a sweep of international science, medical and environmental film accolades, and has recently won the Royal Television Society Award and the Prix Italia. In 2002, the British Academy of Film & Television Arts presented Horizon with the BAFTA Television Award for Best Factual Series or Strand. In 2003 it won the prestigious Images et Science award for best medical documentary and the Carl von Linne Award at the Living Europe film festival in Sweden. That year, a Horizon co-production with WGBH Boston won the Emmy for best documentary.
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Top of the Pops
TV ShowJan 1, 1964

Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music …
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. The world's longest running weekly music show, TOTP was shown every Thursday evening on BBC One, except for a short period on Fridays in mid-1973, and again in autumn 1974, before once again being moved to Fridays at 7:30 pm in 1996 and then to Sundays on BBC Two in 2005. Each weekly show consisted of performances from some of that week's best-selling popular music records, usually excluding any tracks moving down the chart, including a rundown of that week's singles chart. This was originally the Top 20, changing to the Top 30 during the 1970s and the Top 40 in the 80s. The distinctive TOTP theme tune – a riff of Led Zeppelins "Whole Lotta Love" – first appeared in 1972 as the background music to the chart countdown.
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1957
Frank Skinner
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Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner was born.
1953
Panorama
TV ShowNov 11, 1953

Panorama

Panorama is a British current affairs documentary …
Panorama is a British current affairs documentary programme aired on BBC Television. First broadcast in 1953, it is the world's longest-running news television programme. Panorama has been presented by many well known BBC presenters, including Richard Dimbleby, Robin Day, David Dimbleby and Jeremy Vine. As of 2018, it still retains a peak time transmission slot on BBC One, but without a regular presenter. The programme also airs worldwide through BBC World News in many countries.
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