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Junior Showtime

1 9 6 9 – 1 9 7 4 (UK)

juniorshowtime1This popular ITV afternoon variety series for kids was produced by Yorkshire Television.

The 20-minute show was originally presented by Bobby Bennett, although guest hosts such as Joe Brown, Les Dawson, Gerry Marsden and Ken Dodd were added later. Pauline Quirke was a regular.

The Junior Showtime singers and dancers were “advised” by choreographer Jean Pearce. The Executive Producer was Jess Yates of Stars On Sunday infamy.

Bobby Bennett
Ricky Kirwin
Louise Barton

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