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The South Bank Show (1978– )

TV Series | 53 min | Documentary

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Updated Jan 14, 1978

Release date (First episode)
Jan 14, 1978 (United Kingdom)

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Melvyn Bragg
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Ian McKellen
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Alan Bennett
Self / Self - playwright Self / Self - playwright   See fewer
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John Lloyd
Self / Self - Host Self / Self - Host   See fewer
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Julian Lloyd Webber
Self / Self - Cellist Self / Self - Cellist   See fewer
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Victoria Wood
Self / Various Characters Self / Various Characters   See fewer
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Beryl Bainbridge
Self / Self - Presenter, Literature Award Self / Self - Presenter, Literature Award   See fewer
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Anthony Hopkins
Self / Lear Self / Lear   See fewer
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John Mills
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David Suchet
Self - Guest Self - Guest   See fewer
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Germaine Greer
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Camille Paglia
Self / Self - Writer Self / Self - Writer   See fewer
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Steve Coogan
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Antony Sher
Clive (Act One 'Cloud Nine') / Self - Guest Clive (Act One 'Cloud Nine') / Self - Guest   See fewer
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David Atherton
Self - Conductor Self - Conductor   See fewer
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London Sinfonietta
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Julie Covington
Betty (Act Two 'Cloud Nine') / Self / Sister Sarah Brown Betty (Act Two 'Cloud Nine') / Self / Sister Sarah Brown   See fewer
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Andrew Motion
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Nicola Hicks
Self / Self - Sculptor Self / Self - Sculptor   See fewer
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Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Self / Self - Reader Self / Self - Reader   See fewer
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Sting
Self Self   See fewer
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Joanna Lumley
Self / Self - Presenter, TV Drama Award Self / Self - Presenter, TV Drama Award   See fewer
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Self - Guest Self - Guest   See fewer
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Simon Frith
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Colloseum II
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Crown Prince Rudolf Crown Prince Rudolf   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
The Committee The Committee   See fewer
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Heather Harper
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Carole Hayman
Lin (Act Two 'Cloud Nine') Lin (Act Two 'Cloud Nine')   See fewer
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Betty (Act One 'Cloud Nine') / Self Betty (Act One 'Cloud Nine') / Self   See fewer
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The Committee The Committee   See fewer
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Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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John Martyn
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Barbara Thompson
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Welsh National Opera
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Raymond Westwell
Churchill Churchill   See fewer
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Mr. Green Mr. Green   See fewer
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John Hubbard
Self - Painter Self - Painter   See fewer
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Ass. Engineer / Self Ass. Engineer / Self   See fewer
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Elizabeth Taylor
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Kingsley Amis
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Big Jule / Self Big Jule / Self   See fewer
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Mrs. A Mrs. A   See fewer
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Self Self   See fewer
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