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This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

TV Series | 30 min | Documentary, Biography

The UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring guest ...See moreThe UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring guest appearances by members of their family, friends and colleagues. Written by Anonymous See less
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Seasons
43   |   42   |   41   |   40   |   39   |   38   |   37   |   36  | …   See all
Creator
Ralph Edwards (devised by) (created by) (deviser)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jul 29, 1955

Release date (First episode)
Jul 29, 1955 (United Kingdom)

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Eamonn Andrews
Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Host / Self - Presenter (1955-1988) Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Host / Self - Presenter (1955-1988)   See fewer
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Michael Aspel
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June Whitfield
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William Roache
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Eric Sykes
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Wendy Richard
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Julie Goodyear
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Anne Kirkbride
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Harry Secombe
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Henry Cooper
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Jimmy Tarbuck
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Thelma Barlow
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Petula Clark
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Bob Hope
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Stirling Moss
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Richard Todd
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Richard Attenborough
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Frank Bruno
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George Best
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Joyce Blair
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Ian Lavender
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Frank Williams
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Anne Reid
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Nigel Havers
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Simon Rouse
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Stanley Matthews
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