Bob CHAMPION (1948-)

Bob Champion
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THIS IS YOUR LIFE - Bob Champion, jump jockey who won the 1981 Grand National on Aldaniti after recovering from cancer, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews on his wedding day at St James Church, Chipping Campden.


“I’ll kill that Derek!”

Bob Champion recalls his experience of This Is Your Life in an exclusive interview recorded in March 2010

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programme details...

  • Edition No: 574
  • Subject No: 570
  • Broadcast date: Tues 13 Oct 1981
  • Broadcast time: 7.30-8pm
  • Recorded: Mon 12 Oct 1981
  • Venue: Wedding Marquee!
  • Series: 22
  • Edition: 1
  • Code Name: Wonder

on the guest list...

  • Fred Winter
  • Richard Pitman
  • Jonathan Powell
  • Bob Davis
  • Terry Biddlecombe
  • John Francome
  • Bob & Phyllis Champion
  • Mary - sister
  • John Rickman
  • Howard Thompson
  • Derek Thompson
  • Jim & Sally Hold
  • Ian Watkinson
  • Josh Gifford
  • Burly Cocks
  • Babs Cocks

production team...

  • Writers: Tom Brennand, Roy Bottomley
  • Producer: Jack Crawshaw
names listed in bold indicate subjects of This Is Your Life
Series 22 subjects: Bob Champion > Bill Fraser > Wayne Sleep > Ian Botham > Cannon & Ball > Rob Buckman > Angela Rippon > Julia McKenzie > Jackie Milburn > Paul Shane > Peter Adamson > Kiri Te Kanawa > Mickie Most > Anita Harris > Mike Brace > Faith Brown > Robin Bailey > Rod Hull > Bob Monkhouse > John Toshack > Wally Herbert > Joe Gormley > Roger Whittaker > Alan Whicker > Peter Davison > Douglas Bader