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This Is Your Life: Arthur Marshall with Eamonn Andrews

"You came out of the piano - you must be out of your mind"

Broadcaster Arthur Marshall's reaction to being surprised by Eamonn Andrews for This Is Your Life in April 1983

Tony Lee

This independently produced website has been designed and compiled by Tony Lee - a long-time fan of the show (and not the same Tony Lee who worked as a researcher on the show in the 1970s!).

The interviews on this site have all been undertaken by Tony unless otherwise specified on the Interviews page.

Tony has worked extensively in the academic and arts sectors. He spent over ten years with the University of Manchester as a programme administrator in various Faculties, including Humanities, Health and Engineering.

He previously worked in the arts industry, managing box offices in the subsidised and commercial sectors, including London's West End.

Tony has been independently researching the history of This Is Your Life since 2008.

If you have any comments or suggestions or would like to contribute material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Tony at:



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