Television Presenter

Paul Daniels

  • Apr 06, 1938 - Mar 17, 2016 (age 77)
  • 5' 5" (1.65 m)
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2016
When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong
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MovieSep 25, 2016

When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong

A compilation of illusions that …
A compilation of illusions that went disastrously wrong, including a number of near fatal cases. Also featuring a discussion of some of magic's most dangerous acts and mishaps featuring world famous magicians.
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Paul Daniels
PersonalMarch 2016

Paul Daniels

Paul Daniels passed away.
2012
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
TV ShowJan 2, 2012

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out of 10 Cats Does …
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown is a British hybrid comedy panel show. It is a crossover of 8 Out of 10 Cats and game show Countdown. The show follows the format of Countdown, but with hosts and contestants from 8 Out of 10 Cats, and an emphasis on the humour seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats.
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2011
Sooty
TV ShowSep 5, 2011

Sooty

Sooty is a British children's slapstick television series …
Sooty is a British children's slapstick television series that airs on CITV. It is the fifth such incarnation of the series to feature the titular character Sooty, and the first since the last series ended in 2004, it is also the first since presenter Richard Cadell bought the licensing rights to the brand in 2008.
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Penn & Teller: Fool Us
TV ShowJun 18, 2011

Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Penn & Teller: Fool Us is a …
Penn & Teller: Fool Us is a magic competition television program in which magicians perform tricks in front of American magician-comedian duo Penn & Teller. Its first two seasons were hosted by Jonathan Ross, and the third season onwards by Alyson Hannigan. Fool Us was filmed at Fountain Studios in London, England (season 1) and the Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas (season 2 onward). After each performance, if Penn & Teller cannot figure out how a trick was done, the magician(s) who performed it win a five-star trip to Las Vegas to perform as the opening act in Penn & Teller's show, also at the Rio Hotel & Casino.
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10 O'Clock Live
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TV ShowJan 20, 2011

10 O'Clock Live

10 O'Clock Live was a British comedy/news television …
10 O'Clock Live was a British comedy/news television programme presented by Charlie Brooker, Jimmy Carr, Lauren Laverne and David Mitchell. The programme was commissioned following the success of Channel 4's Alternative Election Night, fronted by the same four presenters, in May 2010. The first series appeared in 2011, with two subsequent series broadcast in 2012 and 2013. In October 2014 it was confirmed the show will not be continuing.
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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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Total Wipeout
TV ShowJan 3, 2009

Total Wipeout

Total Wipeout is a British game show, hosted by Richard …
Total Wipeout is a British game show, hosted by Richard Hammond and Amanda Byram, which first aired on the BBC on 3 January 2009. Each week, 20 contestants compete in a series of challenges in an attempt to win £10,000. These challenges were based in large pools of water or mud and generally involved large assault courses that participants had to cross. The 20 contestants are narrowed down to 12, then to either 6 or 5, with the final 3 progressing to the Wipeout Zone.
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2005
X-Rated: The TV They Tried to Ban
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MovieMar 6, 2005

X-Rated: The TV They Tried to Ban

Documentary charting the …
Documentary charting the shifts in viewer's attitudes and tolerance since television began, and exploring what small screen images have shocked and appalled Britain.
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2004
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
TV ShowOct 25, 2004

Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two

Strictly Come Dancing: It …
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two (also known as Strictly: It Takes Two or simply It Takes Two) is a British television programme, the companion show to the popular BBC One programme Strictly Come Dancing. First aired on 25 October 2004, it is broadcast from Monday to Thursday during the run of the main show on BBC Two at 6:30 pm, with an hour-long edition on Fridays at 6pm.
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The Farm
TV ShowSep 26, 2004

The Farm

The Farm is the British version of the international TV format …
The Farm is the British version of the international TV format The Farm, produced by Strix. The show had a number of celebrities appear on it during its two series run on Five between 2004 and 2005. After the completion of the second series in 2005, Five revealed that they would not be airing any further series of the show.
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Strictly Come Dancing
TV ShowMay 15, 2004

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing …
Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest in which celebrities partner with professional dancers to compete in mainly ballroom and Latin dance. Each couple is scored by a panel of judges. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries – under the title Dancing with the Stars – licensed by BBC Worldwide, and led to a modern dance-themed spin-off Strictly Dance Fever. The Guinness World Records has named Strictly to be the world's most successful reality television format. The series is currently presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.
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2003
Brainiac: Science Abuse
TV ShowNov 13, 2003

Brainiac: Science Abuse

Brainiac: Science Abuse …
Brainiac: Science Abuse (often shortened to simply Brainiac) is a British entertainment documentary show that aired on Sky One from 13 November 2003 to 30 March 2008. It was created by Executive Producer Stewart Morris and Andy Milligan. During each episode of the show, numerous experiments are carried out to verify whether common conceptions are true (such as whether it is possible to run across a pool of custard) or simply to create impressive explosions. The experimenters on the show are referred to as "Brainiacs", and each episode usually finishes with the destruction of a caravan.
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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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Wife Swap
TV ShowJan 1, 2003

Wife Swap

Wife Swap is a British reality television programme …
Wife Swap is a British reality television programme produced by independent television production company RDF Media and created by Stephen Lambert for Channel 4, first broadcast in 2003 and ran for 7 years before being axed. The show returned for a one off special episode on 15 June 2017.
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2002
Harry Hill's TV Burp
TV ShowNov 14, 2002

Harry Hill's TV Burp

Harry Hill's TV Burp (also known as just TV Burp) is a British …
Harry Hill's TV Burp (also known as just TV Burp) is a British television comedy programme which was broadcast between 2001 and 2012 on ITV. The show was produced by Avalon Television and was written and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. Each episode took a humorous look back at the previous week of programming on British television.
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Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
TV ShowJun 8, 2002

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night …
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (referred to simply as Saturday Night Takeaway or SNT) is a British television variety show, created and presented by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly (colloquially known as Ant & Dec), and broadcast on ITV since its premiere on 8 June 2002, enduring a three-year hiatus between 2010–2012, while its presenters worked on other projects. The show's format, heavily influenced by previous Saturday night light entertainment shows such as Noel's House Party, Opportunity Knocks and Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, focuses on a mixture of live and pre-recorded entertainment and quiz segments, including an audience-based quiz involving the television adverts during a week's episode of one of ITV's programmes, and a competition in each series between the two presenters.
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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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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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Big Brother
TV ShowJul 14, 2000

Big Brother

Big brother is a television show made in the UK, where …
Big brother is a television show made in the UK, where contestants take part in a challenge to see who will last the longest in the Big brother house, The winner will take home a large cash prize while the losers take home nothing.
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1999
Loose Women
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TV ShowSep 6, 1999

Loose Women

Loose Women is a British talk show that broadcasts on ITV …
Loose Women is a British talk show that broadcasts on ITV weekdays 12:30pm–1:30pm. The show 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 3,000th episode of Loose Women was broadcast on 15 May 2018.
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1997
Brass Eye
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TV ShowJan 29, 1997

Brass Eye

Brass Eye is a British television comedy series parodying the …
Brass Eye is a British television comedy series parodying the current affairs news programming. A series of six episodes aired on Channel 4 in 1997, and a further episode in 2001. The series was created and presented by Chris Morris, written by Morris, David Quantick, Peter Baynham, Jane Bussmann, Arthur Mathews, Graham Linehan and Charlie Brooker and directed by Michael Cumming.
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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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Wipeout
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TV ShowMay 25, 1994

Wipeout

Wipeout was a British game show based on the original US …
Wipeout was a British game show based on the original US format that aired on BBC1 from 25 May 1994 to 17 April 2003. The show was originally hosted by Paul Daniels from 1994 to 1997, then Bob Monkhouse took over from 1998 to 2003.
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1993
Live & Kicking
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TV ShowOct 2, 1993

Live & Kicking

Live & Kicking is a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine …
Live & Kicking is a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine programme, running from 1993 to 2001. The fourth in a succession of Saturday morning shows, it was the replacement for Going Live!, and took many of its features from it, such as phone-ins, games, comedy, competitions and the showing of cartoons. Once Live & Kicking had become established in series two, it reached its height in popularity during series four, when it was presented by Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston; their final edition won a BAFTA award. After this the programme's ratings dropped with the launch of SMTV Live on ITV and the show came to an end in 2001.
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1992
The Big Breakfast
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TV ShowSep 28, 1992

The Big Breakfast

The Big Breakfast is a British light entertainment television …
The Big Breakfast is a British light entertainment television programme which was broadcast on Channel 4 and S4C each weekday morning from 28 September 1992 until 29 March 2002, during which period 2,482 shows were produced. The Big Breakfast was produced by Planet 24, the production company co-owned by former Boomtown Rats singer and Band Aid/Live Aid organiser Bob Geldof.
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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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Stars in Their Eyes
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TV ShowJul 21, 1990

Stars in Their Eyes

Stars in Their Eyes is a British television talent series, …
Stars in Their Eyes is a British television talent series, based on Joop van den Ende’s Dutch format Soundmixshow. It featured a singing contest in which members of the public impersonate showbiz stars. Each contestant would walk through ‘smoky’ doors before instantly reappearing dressed up as their chosen star. A number of celebrity specials and a children's spin-off series have also aired during the original run.
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Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme
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MovieMay 19, 1990

Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme

There's a crisis in …
There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.
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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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Debbie McGee
MarriageApril 1988

Debbie McGee

Debra Ann "Debbie" McGee (born 31 October 1958) is an …
Debra Ann "Debbie" McGee (born 31 October 1958) is an English television, radio and stage performer who is best known as the assistant and widow of magician Paul Daniels. McGee is a former ballet dancer and for three years was artistic director of her own ballet company. She presents a Sunday morning show for BBC Radio Berkshire. McGee was a finalist in BBC's 2017 Strictly Come Dancing, and as of January 2018 is a recurring member of the Loose Women panel.
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Debbie McGee
Relationship1988

Debbie McGee

Debra Ann "Debbie" McGee (born 31 October 1958) is an …
Debra Ann "Debbie" McGee (born 31 October 1958) is an English television, radio and stage performer who is best known as the assistant and widow of magician Paul Daniels. McGee is a former ballet dancer and for three years was artistic director of her own ballet company. She presents a Sunday morning show for BBC Radio Berkshire. McGee was a finalist in BBC's 2017 Strictly Come Dancing, and as of January 2018 is a recurring member of the Loose Women panel.
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1986
Every Second Counts
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TV ShowFeb 8, 1986

Every Second Counts

Every Second Counts is a British game show based on the …
Every Second Counts is a British game show based on the American game show of the same name. It aired on BBC1 between 8 February 1986 and 29 October 1993 and was hosted by Paul Daniels. An unbroadcast pilot in 1985 had Russell Grant as the host.
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1982
Wogan
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TV ShowMay 4, 1982

Wogan

Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast …
Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1992, presented by Terry Wogan. The show was generally broadcast live from BBC Television Theatre in Shepherd's Bush, London until 1991. It was then broadcast from the BBC Television Centre. Some shows were pre-recorded, but broadcast unedited, 'as live'. Wogan ended its run in July 1992 (it was replaced by the soap opera Eldorado).
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Odd One Out
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TV ShowApr 16, 1982

Odd One Out

Odd One Out is a British game show based on the American …
Odd One Out is a British game show based on the American version entitled Knockout. It aired on BBC1 from 16 April 1982 to 19 April 1985 and was hosted by Paul Daniels.
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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. Since 1980 it has raised over £1 billion for disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. 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
The Paul Daniels Magic Show
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TV ShowJun 9, 1979

The Paul Daniels Magic Show

The Paul Daniels Magic …
The Paul Daniels Magic Show was a British magic show presented by entertainer and magician Paul Daniels that aired on BBC1 from 9 June 1979 to 18 June 1994. Daniels' assistant throughout the series was Debbie McGee, whom he married in 1988. At its peak in the 1980s, the show regularly attracted viewing figures of 15 million and was sold to 43 countries.
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Blankety Blank
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TV ShowJan 18, 1979

Blankety Blank

Blankety Blank is a British comedy game show which ran from …
Blankety Blank is a British comedy game show which ran from 18 January 1979 to 12 March 1990 on BBC One, hosted first by Terry Wogan from 1979 until 1983, then by Les Dawson from 1984 until 1990. Regular members of the celebrity panel included Kenny Everett, Lorraine Chase, Gareth Hunt, Gary Davies, Paul Daniels and Cheryl Baker.
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1978
The South Bank Show
TV ShowJan 14, 1978

The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine …
The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine show. It was originally produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on ITV between 1978 and 2010. A new version of the series began on Sky Arts from 27 May 2012. Conceived, written and presented by former BBC arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, the show aims to bring both high art and popular culture to a mass audience.
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1976
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop
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TV ShowOct 2, 1976

Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, …
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, more commonly known simply as Swap Shop, was a British children's entertainment TV programme broadcast on Saturday mornings and early afternoons on BBC1 for 146 episodes in six series between 1976 and 1982. It was ground-breaking in many ways: by being live, being nearly three hours in length, and using the phone-in format extensively for the first time on TV.
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1975
Seaside Special
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TV ShowJul 5, 1975

Seaside Special

Seaside Special was a BBC light entertainment show …
Seaside Special was a BBC light entertainment show broadcast from 1975. It was an outside broadcast filmed at a big top in a British seaside resort. Originally the big top belonged to various circuses (mainly Gerry Cottle's Circus), but in later seasons, the BBC bought its own to be the venue. The programme was developed by producer Michael Hurll. The series was developed after a short-lived, 6 part 'trial' aired on BBC2 in 1973, under the title Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top, starring the dance troupe The Young Generation and hosted by various personalities. The series was broadcast from various Pontin's Holiday Camps around the UK under the Gerry Cottle Big Top. The first show, airing on 6 August 1973, was hosted by Clodagh Rodgers.
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1964
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 from 1996 to 2005 and then to Sundays on BBC Two from 2005 till the last ever weekly show in 2006. 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 Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" – first appeared in 1973 as the background music to the chart countdown.
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1963
Martin Daniels
ChildAugust 1963

Martin Daniels

Martin Daniels (born 19 August 1963) is an English magician …
Martin Daniels (born 19 August 1963) is an English magician entertainer, and television and radio presenter. The son of the late magician Paul Daniels, Martin Daniels appeared regularly on his father's television shows. His subsequent television roles include presenting two series of Game for a Laugh and Lingo. He also appeared in five series of The Les Dennis Laughter Show. He has performed five times on the Children's Royal Variety Show and is a member of the Grand Order of Water Rats, which is the oldest and most exclusive theatrical fraternity in the world.
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1961
Points of View
TV ShowOct 2, 1961

Points of View

Points of View is a long-running British television series …
Points of View is a long-running British television series broadcast on BBC One. It started in 1961 and features the letters of viewers offering praise, criticism and observations on BBC television programmes of recent weeks. The current series is being narrated by Tina Daheley.
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1960
Jacqueline Skipworth
Marriage1960

Jacqueline Skipworth

Married Jacqueline Skipworth.
1938
Paul Daniels
BirthApril 1938

Paul Daniels

Paul Daniels was born.
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