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Who was the original Compare of Take Your Pick?

Who was the original Compare of Take Your Pick?

Michael Miles
They were Jodie Wilson in the first two of the revived series, then Gillian Blakeney and Gayle Blakeney in 1994, followed by Sarah Matravers (1996) and Sasha Lawrence in 1998….

Take Your Pick!
Genre Game show
Created by Michael Miles
Presented by Michael Miles (1955–68) Des O’Connor (1992–99)

Who hosted Take Your Pick in the 60s?

BFI Screenonline: Take Your Pick (1955-68) Michael Miles hosts the hopefuls competing to win big prizes.

Did Hughie Green present Take Your Pick?

In the first week of ITV transmission at the end of September 1955, lucky old London witnessed the arrival of two of the most popular yet nauseating game shows ever: Double Your Money and Take Your Pick. Take Your Pick was the lesser of the two evils, if only because it didn’t feature Hughie Green.

Who was the gong man on Take Your Pick?

Alec Dane
Michael Miles’ company owned the rights to the show, and Alec Dane (the on screen gong man) was his Managing Director. Hostess was Elizabeth Kingdom.

What was the first quiz show on British TV?

Spelling Bee
The first quiz show on British television was probably Spelling Bee (1938). An important milestone was the first show to offer prizes (lamps, electric irons), The Charlie Chester Show (BBC 1951-60), in its ‘Pot Luck’ segment.

Was Jodie Brooke Wilson on Take Your Pick?

Jodie Brooke Wilson is Des O’Connor’s fourth wife, marrying in September of 2007 after 17 years of being together. The couple met on set of the game show Take Your Pick, where Jodie was a hostess on the revival version of the 60s show.

What were the prizes on Take Your Pick?

The booby prizes are a cup of tea, a feather duster and a padlock and chain. The star prize is a Mediterranean cruise for two. The ‘Yes-No’ Game. Michael Miles introduces a new member of the Take Your Pick team, Jane Murray.

Is Monica Rose still alive?

February 2, 1994Monica Rose / Date of death

Who became famous from Opportunity Knocks?

From its origin on BBC Radio in 1949 the show provided a platform to fame for acts such as Spike Milligan and Frankie Vaughan. One of the most popular shows on British television, in the 1960s and 1970s it had a weekly audience of 20 million viewers.

What is the oldest TV game show?

The longest-running game show in network or syndication is The Price is Right. The show originally aired on network TV from 1956 to 1965. A syndicated version of The Price is Right premiered in 1972, with Bob Barker as host.

What is the longest running quiz show on British TV?

All-time longest-running game show (radio):Round Britain Quiz has run continuously since 1947. Longest-running game show broadcast in UK (TV): Technically, it’s A Song for Europe, which first aired in 1957, and annually between 1959 and 2010 (sometimes under different titles).

How old was Des O’Connor when he married to Jodie Wilson?

Des O’Connor married Jodie Brooke Wilson in Seotember 2007, after waiting 17 years to tie the knot with her. When the couple wed, Des was 75-years-old and Jodie was 38.