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Tommy Cooper Hour, The

1 9 7 3 – 1 9 7 5 (UK)
60 minute episodes

Tommy Cooper returned – with flowerpot fez and lunatic laugh – in this occasional series of hour-long shows from Thames Television, aired irregularly on Wednesday nights.

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Regular features included Tommy performing in his “One Man Theatre”, playing all the parts – often at the same time and Marmaduke Marmalade, a puppet who was behind with his Income Tax.

Tommy was supported by Ronnie Aldrich and his Orchestra and the Lionel Blair Dancers.

Guests included Peters and Lee, The Springfield Revival, Dana, Sacha Distel, Anita Harris, Lynsey De Paul, ABBA, Henry Cooper, Kristine Sparkle and Acker Bilk.