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  • TV Series | 45 min | Music
The Old Grey Whistle Test (1971–2018)
TV Series | 45 min | Music

Contemporary music show featuring live performances and interviews with an emphasis on album acts.
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Updated Sep 21, 1971

Release date (First episode)
Sep 1971 (United Kingdom)

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Cast

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976 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Bob Harris
Self - Presenter Self - Presenter   See fewer
246
Anne Nightingale
Self - Presenter / Self Self - Presenter / Self   See fewer
123
David Hepworth
Self - Presenter / Self - Reporter / Self / Self - Interviewer Self - Presenter / Self - Reporter / Self / Self - Interviewer   See fewer
109
Mark Ellen
Self - Presenter Self - Presenter   See fewer
97
Andy Kershaw
Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Reporter Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Reporter   See fewer
66
Richard Skinner
Self - Reporter / Self - Presenter Self - Reporter / Self - Presenter   See fewer
50
Richard Williams
Self - Presenter / Self Self - Presenter / Self   See fewer
44
Ro Newton
Self - Presenter Self - Presenter   See fewer
20
12
Ian Whitcomb
Self - Presenter Self - Presenter   See fewer
8
8
7
Steve Blacknell
Self - Reporter / Self - Presenter Self - Reporter / Self - Presenter   See fewer
6
6
6
5
5
Andy Roberts
Self / Self - Chips guitarist Self / Self - Chips guitarist   See fewer
5
5
5
The Strawbs
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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5
The Smiths
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
5
Big Country
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4
4
The Rolling Stones
Themselves / Themselves (on film) Themselves / Themselves (on film)   See fewer
4
4
4
Focus
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4
4
4
4
Joni Mitchell
Self / Self - Musical Guest Self / Self - Musical Guest   See fewer
4
4
Stanley Clarke
Self / Self - Return to Forever Self / Self - Return to Forever   See fewer
4
Jim Capaldi
Self / Self - and the Contenders Self / Self - and the Contenders   See fewer
4
4
Ramones
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4
The Damned
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4
Genesis
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4
Level 42
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4
Fish
Self / Self - Singer Self / Self - Singer   See fewer
4
Paul Gambaccini
Self - Presenter / Self Self - Presenter / Self   See fewer
3
Suzanne Smith
Self - Reporter Self - Reporter   See fewer
3
Dr. Hook
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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Alan White
Self / Self - Rick Wakeman Band Self / Self - Rick Wakeman Band   See fewer
3
John Peel
Self - Reporter / Self Self - Reporter / Self   See fewer
3
Patrick Moraz
Self / Self - 'Hold Out Your Hand / You By My Side' and 'Beginnings' music videos Self / Self - 'Hold Out Your Hand / You By My Side' and 'Beginnings' music videos   See fewer
3
Albert Lee
Self / Self - The Hot Band Self / Self - The Hot Band   See fewer
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Roxy Music
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The Kinks
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Gallagher & Lyle
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Stackridge
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Chick Corea
Self - Return to Forever / Self Self - Return to Forever / Self   See fewer
3
3
Al Di Meola
Self - Return to Forever / Self Self - Return to Forever / Self   See fewer
3
3
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3
Be-Bop Deluxe
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3
Emmylou Harris
Self / Self - and the Hot Band Self / Self - and the Hot Band   See fewer
3
3
The Movies
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3
Siouxsie and the Banshees
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Dire Straits
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Devo
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Simple Minds
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3
Madness
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Bruce Springsteen
Self / Self (on film) Self / Self (on film)   See fewer
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3
Public Image Ltd.
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Japan
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Eurythmics
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Gang of Four
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Spandau Ballet
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The Waterboys
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Marillion
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Sade
Self Self   See fewer
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Return to Forever
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Blondie
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America
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Lindisfarne
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Fanny
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Stone the Crows
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Barry De Souza
Self / Self - Rick Wakeman Band Self / Self - Rick Wakeman Band   See fewer
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Poco
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Seals & Crofts
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The J. Geils Band
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Stealers Wheel
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Fairport Convention
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Dave Cousins
Self - Rick Wakeman Band Self - Rick Wakeman Band   See fewer
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Chas Cronk
Self - Rick Wakeman Band Self - Rick Wakeman Band   See fewer
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The Who
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Spirit
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Average White Band
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Jan Akkerman
Self / Self - and Kaz Lux Self / Self - and Kaz Lux   See fewer
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Yes
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Golden Earring
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Nazareth
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Tasavallan Presidentti
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Bad Company
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Stevie Wonder
Self / Self (on film) Self / Self (on film)   See fewer
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The Doobie Brothers
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Camel
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Bill Bruford
Self / Self - 'Hold Out Your Hand / You By My Side' music video Self / Self - 'Hold Out Your Hand / You By My Side' music video   See fewer
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Ace
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Premiata Forneria Marconi
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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The Racing Cars
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Ry Cooder
Self / Self - and the Chicken Skin Band Self / Self - and the Chicken Skin Band   See fewer
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Lone Star
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XTC
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Ultravox
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Talking Heads
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The Police
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UFO
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The Only Ones
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999
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The Motors
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Squeeze
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The Skids
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Fischer Z.
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The Motels
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Sniff 'n The Tears
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The Tourists
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Pat Benatar
Self - Interviewee / Self - Performer Self - Interviewee / Self - Performer   See fewer
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The Teardrop Explodes
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The Roches
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The Selecter
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U2
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Spliff
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Thompson Twins
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Wang Chung
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Aswad
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Orange Juice
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Fashion
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Tygers of Pan Tang
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REO Speedwagon
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Steve Rothery
Self - Guitar Self - Guitar   See fewer
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Mark Kelly
Self - Keyboard / Self - Keyboards Self - Keyboard / Self - Keyboards   See fewer
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Pete Trewavas
Self - Bass Self - Bass   See fewer
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The Truth
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The Cult
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Depeche Mode
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Steve Nieve
Self / Self - Elvis Costello and the Attractions) Self / Self - Elvis Costello and the Attractions)   See fewer
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Cocteau Twins
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The Icicle Works
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The Style Council
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Blancmange
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Ian Gillan
Self / Self - Reporter Self / Self - Reporter   See fewer
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Lone Justice
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The Cure
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The Bangles
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Big Audio Dynamite
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The Pogues
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Mick Jagger
Self / Self - Interviewee Self / Self - Interviewee   See fewer
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The Alarm
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The Long Ryders
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Rain Parade
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Faith Brothers
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Saga
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Otway & Barrett
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Mike Read
Self - Reporter Self - Reporter   See fewer
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Simon Bates
Self - Reporter Self - Reporter   See fewer
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Uriah Heep
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Wishbone Ash
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Family
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The Move
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The Beach Boys
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Brian Eno
Actor Actor   See fewer
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The Doors
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Steppenwolf
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Sparks
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The Everly Brothers
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Gladys Knight & The Pips
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Manfred Mann's Earth Band
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The Faces
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The Crickets
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Rock & Roll Allstars
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Vinegar Joe
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Magna Carta
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Natural Acoustic Band
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Dave Lambert
Self - Rick Wakeman Band Self - Rick Wakeman Band   See fewer
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Crowbar
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Carole King
Self (on film) Self (on film)   See fewer
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The Edgar Winter Group
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Mott the Hoople
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Emerson Lake and Palmer
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The Drifters
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Blue
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New York Dolls
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Brinsley Schwarz
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Bloodstone
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Medicine Head
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Humble Pie
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Crazy Horse
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The Wailers
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Hudson Ford
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Greenslade
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The Country Gazette
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Adam Faith
Self - Performer Self - Performer   See fewer
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Supertramp
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Dobie Gray
Self - Performer Self - Performer   See fewer
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Can
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Canned Heat
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The Pretty Things
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Montrose
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Cockney Rebel
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Climax Blues Band
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Planxty
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Heavy Metal Kids
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Queen
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Nico
Self Self   See fewer
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Rush
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Judas Priest
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The Spinners
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Sister Sledge
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Little Feat
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Smokie
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