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TV Greats: Our Favourites from the North

Tess Daly takes a nostalgic look back at TV classics that have come out of the BBC in the North West over the last 50 years. She is joined by a host of stars as they recall their favourite TV moments and celebrate the distinctly northern flavour.

In his last BBC TV interview before his death, Sir Jimmy Savile talks about the magical beginnings of Top of the Pops, while Stuart Hall recalls his favourite memories of It's A Knockout.

Debbie McGee explains why she enjoyed her famous appearance on the Mrs Merton Show when Caroline Aherne famously asked her 'what first attracted you to the millionaire Paul Daniels?'.

John Simm and Philip Glenister, alias Gene Hunt, reveal the secrets of Life On Mars, and Dragon Peter Jones lifts the lid on the famous Den.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 Nov 2011 20:15


Role Contributor
PresenterTess Daly
ParticipantJimmy Savile
ParticipantChristopher Eccleston
ParticipantPhilip Glenister
ParticipantJohn Simm
ParticipantJohnny Vegas
ParticipantJuliet Morris
ParticipantStuart Hall
ParticipantJohn Thomson
ParticipantAled Jones
ParticipantLiz Smith
ParticipantJanet Street-Porter
ParticipantPaul Abbott
ParticipantMark Radcliffe
ParticipantPeter Jones
ParticipantSimon O'Brien
ParticipantJohn Humphrys
ParticipantSue Barker
ParticipantMatt Dawson
ParticipantPhil Tufnell
ParticipantCharlotte Hindle
ParticipantDianne Oxberry
ProducerDeborah Van Bishop