Biographies

Val Parnell

Val Parnell

Val Parnell

By the late 1940s Val Parnell had established himself as one of Britain's foremost theatre managers and impresarios. Through his association with Lew Grade he was also instrumental in the popularisation of television following the launch of ITV in 1955.

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Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons

In a remarkably long career, Nicholas Parsons was also one half of a hugely successful comedy double act, held down an extended run in West End theatre, and was a successful host on both radio and television.

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Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee

“I’m a great believer in all things being possible. I shouldn’t be in the least bit disconcerted if I came face to face with a bug-eyed monster from outer space.”

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Jack Rosenthal

Jack Rosenthal

Jack Rosenthal

Rosenthal left behind a legacy of a vast catalogue of plays, films and television series that include some of the finest dramas ever broadcast on television.

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Leonard Rossiter

Leonard Rossiter

Leonard Rossiter

His distinctive voice and facial features made him one of the most well know personalities on television. Television Heaven remembers one of British TV's true greats...

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Aaron Spelling

Aaron Spelling

Aaron Spelling

With more than 4300 hours of television behind him, Aaron Spelling was the most productive television producer in history. He may not have lifted the culture of the viewing public, but he had the knack of entertaining them.

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Dennis Spooner

Dennis Spooner

Dennis Spooner

Spooner's life story is as much the chronicle of the growth and development of a plethora of classic series as it is that of a complex and accomplished talent.

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Mollie Sugden

Mollie Sugden

Mollie Sugden

It’s not often that a sitcom character achieves cult status - but it's not often that the character is played by one of the most beloved actresses on stage and screen.

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