The Faith Brown Chat Show

The Faith Brown Chat Show was a short-lived comedy series featuring the British impressionist and singer, Faith Brown. Broadcast in the United Kingdom in 1980, the series was a mix of songs and celebrity impressions. Only 6 episodes were produced .[1]

The Faith Brown Chat Show
Title card
GenreLight Entertainment
Written byDennis Berson
Garry Chambers
Ken Hoare
Directed byJohn Kaye Cooper
StarringFaith Brown
Voices ofRobin Houston
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Production
Executive producer(s)David Bell
Production location(s)South Bank Television Centre
London, United Kingdom
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 Minutes
Production company(s)London Weekend Television
Release
Original networkITV
Picture formatSDTV: 4:3
Color
Audio formatMonaural
Original release26 January (1980-01-26) 
1 March 1980 (1980-03-01)
Chronology
Preceded byThe Faith Brown Awards (1978)

Background and Development

The series was commissioned by Michael Grade, Director of Programmes at LWT, following the success of the one-off special, The Faith Brown Awards, which had attracted an audience of 9.8 million viewers when it was broadcast in 1978 .[2]

References

  1. "The Faith Brown Chat Show". bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  2. Turned Out Nice Again: The Story of British Light Entertainment. books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
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