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Engelbert With The Young Generation

1 9 7 2 (UK)
13 x 45 minute episodes

This BBC1 production paired Engelbert Humperdinck with dance troupe The Young Generation (which included future Blue Peter presenter Lesley Judd), Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra, and The Goodies (Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden).

Guests included The 5th Dimension, Cilla Black, Dana, Bobby Darin, José Feliciano, Jack Jones, Tom Jones, Lulu, Rod McKuen, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Billy Preston, Ray Stevens, Dionne Warwick and Nancy Wilson.

The series debuted on 9 January 1972 and aired between January and April.