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Looks Familiar

1 9 7 0 – 1 9 8 7 (UK)
184 x 30 minute episodes

This nostalgia-based celebrity panel chat show from Thames Television aired in the afternoons and invited stars of the day to celebrate the stars of the past.

Dennis Norden hosted guests like Bob Monkhouse, Danny La Rue, Diana Dors, Arthur Askey, Dickie Henderson, Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Eric Sykes, Lionel Blair, Alfred Marks, Roy Hudd, Roy Castle, June Whitfield,  Kenneth Williams, Les Dawson, Michael Bentine, Thora Hird, Michael Parkinson, Frankie Howerd, Jimmy Tarbuck, Peter Sellers, Petula Clark and a cast of thousands.

Norden prompted the guests (three on each show) for stories from their theatrical careers, often contributing gems from his own vast knowledge of music hall, popular music, variety and cinema.