This Is Your Life: Interviews
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Rosemary Conley This Is Your Life Rosemary Conley Rosemary CONLEY

Series 42: Friday 18 January 2002

Interview recorded: April 2024


The businesswoman, author and broadcaster

     
     
Bonnie Langford This Is Your Life Bonnie Langford Bonnie LANGFORD

Series 26: Wednesday 29 January 1986

Interview recorded: January 2024


The actress, singer and dancer described as 'the youngest veteran in the business'

     
     
Richard Stilgoe This Is Your Life Richard Stilgoe Richard STILGOE

Series 41: Thursday 7 June 2001

Interview recorded: November 2023


The songwriter, lyricist and musician best known for his humorous songs

     
     
Miriam Moses This Is Your Life Anna Perceval Miriam MOSES

Series 4: Monday 15 December 1958

Interview recorded: November 2023


Anna Perceval - trustee of The Bradians Trust - recalls the social reformer

     
     
Lionel Jeffries This Is Your Life Ty Jeffries Lionel JEFFRIES

Series 11: Wednesday 21 April 1971

Interview recorded: November 2023


Ty Jeffries recalls his father, the actor and film director best known for The Railway Children

     
     
Gerald Harper This Is Your Life Gerald Harper Gerald HARPER

Series 20: Wednesday 9 January 1980

Interview recorded: September 2023


Actor best known for starring in two 1960s television series - Adam Adamant Lives! and Hadleigh

     
     
Ian Woosnam This Is Your Life Ian Woosnam Ian WOOSNAM

Series 42: Friday 25 January 2002

Interview recorded: August 2023


The golfer who became the first person representing Wales to ever win a major golfing championship

     
     
Clive Mantle This Is Your Life Clive Mantle Clive MANTLE

Series 36: Wednesday 25 October 1995

Interview recorded: June 2023


The actor best known to television viewers as Dr Mike Barratt in BBC television's Casualty

     
     
Victor Silvester This Is Your Life Victor Silvester This Is Your Life Victor SILVESTER

Series 3: Monday 9 December 1957

Interview recorded: March 2023


Tara Silvester recalls her grandfather and her appearance on the BBC programme The Repair Shop

     
     
Peter Butterworth This Is Your Life Janet Brown This Is Your Life Peter BUTTERWORTH and Janet BROWN

Series 15: Wednesday 5 March 1975

Series 21: Wednesday 3 December 1980

Interview recorded: June 2022


Tyler Butterworth recalls his parent's appearances on This Is Your Life

     
     
Gyles Brandreth This Is Your Life Gyles Brandreth Gyles BRANDRETH

Series 43: Friday 1 August 2003

Interview recorded: May 2022


The broadcaster, writer, entertainer and former Member of Parliament, well known for his colourful jumpers

     
     
  This Is Your Life: Maurice Leonard feature

Maurice LEONARD


Interview recorded: July 2016


Maurice Leonard was part of the This Is Your Life team for ten years - as researcher, writer and programme associate

     
     
Charlie Drake This Is Your Life Chris Drake Charlie DRAKE

Series 7: Monday 11 December 1961

Series 36: Wednesday 1 November 1995


Interview recorded: January 2020

Chris Drake recalls his father, the comedian, and his two This Is Your Life tributes

     
     
David Berglas This Is Your Life David Berglas David BERGLAS

Series 32: Wednesday 25 December 1991


One of the first magicians to appear on British television and the then President of The Magic Circle


Interview by Martin Hart Films

     
     
Ranulph Fiennes This Is Your Life Ranulph Fiennes Sir Ranulph FIENNES

Series 23: Wednesday 20 October 1982

Interview recorded: September 2019


The explorer famous for completing the three year Transglobe expedition - travelling around the world on its polar axis, using surface transport only

     
     
Anita Dobson This Is Your Life Anita Dobson Anita DOBSON

Series 42: Wednesday 20 March 2002

Interview recorded: November 2019


Actress who became a household name playing landlady Angie Watts in the BBC televison soap opera EastEnders

     
     
John Middleton This Is Your Life John Middleton John MIDDLETON

Series 43: Thursday 17 July 2003

Interview recorded: February 2018


Known to television viewers of the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, John became the very last actor to be honoured by This Is Your Life

     
     
Percy Thrower This Is Your Life Percy Thrower's daughters Percy THROWER

Series 16: Wednesday 31 March 1976

Interview recorded: August 2017


Margaret, Susan and Ann recall their father - the gardening expert - who became a familiar face on British television

     
     
Ruth Madoc This Is Your Life Ruth Madoc Ruth MADOC

Series 25: Wednesday 28 November 1984

Interview recorded: May 2017


Actress who became best known to television viewers for her role as Gladys Pugh in the popular BBC situation comedy Hi-de-Hi!

     
     
Shaun Williamson This Is Your Life Shaun Williamson Shaun WILLIAMSON

Series 42: Wednesday 24 October 2001

Interview recorded: June 2017


Actor who found fame on the BBC television soap opera, EastEnders - playing the popular character of Barry Evans

     
     
Liza Goddard This Is Your Life Liza Goddard Liza GODDARD

Series 24: Wednesday 18 January 1984

Interview recorded: October 2016


Actress who began her career on Australian television before making an impact on British television in both drama and comedy roles

     
     
Mike Hailwood This Is Your Life Pauline Hailwood Mike HAILWOOD

Series 16: Wednesday 26 November 1975

Interview recorded: March 2017


Pauline Hailwood recalls her husband - one of the few men to compete at Grand Prix level on motorcycles and in auto racing

     
     
Betty Driver This Is Your Life Stephen Bourne Betty DRIVER

Series 16: Wednesday 11 February 1976

Interview recorded: March 2016


Writer and historian Stephen Bourne remembers the singer and actress, best known for her role in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street

     
     
Joe Loss This Is Your Life Jennifer Jankel Joe LOSS

Series 8: Tuesday 7 May 1963

Series 21: Wednesday 15 October 1980

Interview recorded: November 2016


Jennifer Jankel recalls her father, the musician and bandleader, and his two This Is Your Life tributes

     
     
John Blashford-Snell This Is Your Life John Blashford-Snell John BLASHFORD-SNELL

Series 17: Wednesday 10 November 1976

Interview recorded: November 2016


British Army officer, explorer and author, whose successful expeditions led to the formation of the Scientific Exploration Society

     
     
Gary Wilmot This Is Your Life Gary Wilmot Gary WILMOT

Series 27: Wednesday 24 December 1986

Interview recorded: May 2016


Comedian and impressionist who rose to fame as a contestant on the television talent show New Faces

     
     
Jenny Seagrove This Is Your Life Jenny Seagrove Jenny SEAGROVE

Series 42: Thursday 14 March 2002

Interview recorded: May 2016


Actress who gained early success playing the lead in a television dramatisation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel, A Woman of Substance

     
     
John Harris This Is Your Life John Harris John HARRIS

Series 26: Wednesday 22 January 1986

Interview recorded: July 2016


Welsh Paralympian athlete who won gold at the 1984 Paralympic Games

     
     
Alan Rudkin This Is Your Life Cathy Kinsey and Alan Rudkin Alan RUDKIN

Series 12: Wednesday 15 March 1972

Interview recorded: November 2015


Cathy Kinsey (formerly Rudkin) and Alan Rudkin Jnr recall the British, Commonwealth and European bantamweight boxing champion

     
     
Peter Davison This Is Your Life Peter Davison Peter DAVISON

Series 22: Wednesday 24 March 1982

Interview recorded: October 2015


Actor who became the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who in 1981, and at the age of 29, was at the time the youngest actor to play the role

     
     
Mary Ward This Is Your Life Mary Ward Mary WARD

Series 38: Monday 29 December 1997

Interview recorded: October 2015


Teacher and director, who founded Chickenshed Theatre with her colleague, musician and composer Jo Collins, who also features in the interview

     
     
Nigel Havers This Is Your Life Nigel Havers Nigel HAVERS

Series 32: Wednesday 8 January 1992

Interview recorded: October 2015


Actor - whose big break came with a role in the 1981 British film Chariots of Fire, earning him a BAFTA nomination

     
     
Phyllis Calvert This Is Your Life   Phyllis CALVERT

Series 13: Wednesday 20 December 1972

Interview recorded: October 2015


Phyllis's daughter, Auriol Lee, recalls her mother - the actress who was one of Britain's highest paid film stars in the mid 1940s

     
     
Nicholas Parsons This Is Your Life Nicholas Parsons Nicholas PARSONS

Series 18: Wednesday 1 March 1978

Interview recorded: October 2015


Television presenter and actor best known for presenting the ITV game show Sale of the Century and BBC radio's Just A Minute

     
     
Barry Cryer This Is Your Life Barry Cryer Barry CRYER

Series 35: Wednesday 18 January 1995

Interview recorded: May 2015


Prolific comedy writer and comedian who has appeared on the BBC Radio 4 show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue since it began in 1972

     
     
Christopher Timothy This Is Your Life Christopher Timothy Christopher TIMOTHY

Series 40: Monday 10 April 2000

Interview recorded: May 2014


Actor best known for his roles in the BBC television series All Creatures Great and Small and Doctors

     
     
Bob Carolgees This Is Your Life Bob Carolgees Bob CAROLGEES

Series 34: Wednesday 1 June 1994

Interview recorded: December 2013


Entertainer, remembered for his appearances with his puppet Spit the Dog on the ITV children's television programme Tiswas

     
     
Roy Dotrice This Is Your Life Roy Dotrice Roy DOTRICE

Series 14: Wednesday 20 March 1974

Interview recorded: November 2013


The versatile stage and screen actor who gained a love of theatre as a prisoner of war during the Second World War

     
     
Dora Bryan This Is Your Life Daniel Lawton Dora BRYAN

Series 7: Monday 2 April 1962

Series 29: Wednesday 25 January 1989

Interview recorded: October 2013


Daniel Lawton recalls both of his mother's This Is Your Life tributes

     
     
Stirling Moss This Is Your Life Stirling Moss Stirling MOSS

Series 4: Monday 27 April 1959

Interview recorded: November 2013


The Formula One racing driver who in 1955 became the first Briton to win the British Grand Prix

     
     
Matthew Kelly This Is Your Life Matthew Kelly Matthew KELLY

Series 24: Wednesday 21 December 1983

Interview recorded: November 2013


The actor and television presenter who found fame on the ITV light entertainment show Game For A Laugh

     
     
Anton Dolin This Is Your Life Anna Meadmore Anton DOLIN

Series 18: Wednesday 12 April 1978

Interview recorded: April 2013


Anna Meadmore, curator of The Royal Ballet School's White Lodge Museum recalls the dancer and choreographer

     
     
Ninette de Valois This Is Your Life Anna Meadmore Ninette DE VALOIS

Series 9: Thursday 9 April 1964

Interview recorded: April 2013


Anna Meadmore discusses the founder of the Royal Ballet School

     
     
Elisabeth Welch This Is Your Life Stephen Bourne Elisabeth WELCH

Series 26: Wednesday 6 November 1985

Interview recorded: November 2013


Writer and historian Stephen Bourne remembers the American singer and actress

     
     
Beryl Grey This Is Your Life Beryl Grey Beryl GREY

Series 14: Wednesday 10 April 1974

Interview recorded: October 2013


The former ballerina and artistic director of the London Festival Ballet

     
     
Derek Dooley This Is Your Life Sylvia Dooley Derek DOOLEY

Series 7: Monday 30 October 1961

Interview recorded: June 2013


Derek Dooley's widow Sylvia recalls her memories of the show which honoured the Sheffield footballer

     
     
Paddie O’Neil This Is Your Life Gareth Marks Paddie O'NEIL

Series 20: Wednesday 23 January 1980

Interview recorded: June 2013


Actor Gareth Marks recalls his mother - the actress and singer, and wife of Alfred Marks

     
     
Alfred Marks This Is Your Life Dani Marks Alfred MARKS

Series 12: Wednesday 24 November 1971

Interview recorded: November 2012


Alfred's daughter Dani remembers her father - the actor and comedian

     
     
Sylvia Young This Is Your Life Sylvia Young Sylvia YOUNG

Series 39: Monday 21 December 1998

Interview recorded: June 2013


Founder and principal of the famous theatre school

     
     
Stanley Matthews This Is Your Life Stanley Matthews Stanley MATTHEWS

Series 1: Sunday 12 February 1956

Interview recorded: April 2013


Jean Gough recalls her father – the footballer who was the original choice for the first This Is Your Life subject on British television

     
     
Bob Paisley This Is Your Life Christine McMahon Bob PAISLEY

Series 18: Wednesday 28 December 1977

Interview recorded: April 2013


Christine McMahon discusses her experience of the tribute which honoured her father – former player and manager of Liverpool FC

     
     
Kenneth Horne This Is Your Life Sue Montague Kenneth HORNE

Series 7: Monday 19 February 1962

Interview recorded: April 2013


Sue Montague remembers her stepfather - the comedian and businessman

     
     
Harry Worth This Is Your Life Jo Batchelor Harry WORTH

Series 9: Thursday 7 November 1963

Interview recorded: April 2013


Jo Batchelor recalls her father – the comedy actor and comedian

     
     
Ted Ray This Is Your Life Mark Olden Ted RAY

Series 15: Wednesday 26 February 1975

Interview recorded: April 2013


Ted Ray's grandson Mark Olden remembers his experience of appearing on the comedian's second tribute

     
     
Edward Woodward This Is Your Life Michele Dotrice Edward WOODWARD

Series 35: Wednesday 1 February 1995

Interview recorded: March 2013


Edward Woodward's wife - actress Michele Dotrice - recalls her involvement with the actor's second tribute

     
     
Ray Cooney This Is Your Life Ray Cooney Ray COONEY

Series 15: Wednesday 15 January 1975

Interview recorded: April 2013


The prolific playwright actor and director best known for his theatrical farces!

     
     
Chili Bouchier This Is Your Life Michael Thornton Chili BOUCHIER

Series 36: Wednesday 14 February 1996

Interview recorded: October 2012


Journalist and writer Michael Thornton recalls the actress who began her career in silent films

     
     
John McArdle This Is Your Life John McArdle John MCARDLE

Series 43: Thursday 30 January 2003

Interview recorded: May 2012


Actor best known for his roles in television's Brookside and Merseybeat

     
     
Dickie Bird This Is Your Life Dickie Bird Dickie BIRD

Series 33: Wednesday 7 October 1992

Interview recorded: June 2012


Renowned international cricket umpire

     
     
Googie Withers This Is Your Life Joanna McCallum Googie WITHERS

Series 11: Wednesday 5 May 1971

Interview recorded: November 2012


Actress Joanna McCallum remembers her involvement with the show that honoured her mother

     
     
Sam Kydd This Is Your Life Jonathan Kydd Sam KYDD

Series 14: Wednesday 20 February 1974

Interview recorded: November 2012


Jonathan Kydd recalls his father - the character actor - whose edition was never broadcast in full!

     
     
Sybil Thorndike This Is Your Life Dirk Campbell Sybil THORNDIKE

Series 6: Monday 10 October 1960

Interview recorded: April 2013


Dirk Campbell remembers his grandmother - the distinguished stage and screen actress

     
     
Pat Kirkwood This Is Your Life Michael Thornton Pat KIRKWOOD

Series 34: Wednesday 20 July 1994

Interview recorded: October 2012


Journalist and writer Michael Thornton recalls the versatile actress, singer and dancer

     
     
Evelyn Laye This Is Your Life Mary-Jane Burcher Evelyn LAYE

Series 31: Wednesday 19 December 1990

Interview recorded: November 2012


Miss Laye's personal assistant, Mary-Jane Burcher, remembers the actress's second This Is Your Life tribute

     
     
Norman Barrett This Is Your Life Norman Barrett Norman BARRETT

Series 31: Wednesday 31 October 1990

Interview recorded: April 2012


The best known circus personality in the UK, regarded as 'The World's Greatest Ringmaster'

     
     
Charlie Cairoli This Is Your Life Charlie Cairoli Jr Charlie CAIROLI

Series 10: Wednesday 25 February 1970

Interview recorded: June 2012


Charlie's son Charlie Jr recalls his father's career as Britain's most famous clown and his appearance on This Is Your Life

     
     
Anita Harris This Is Your Life Anita Harris Anita HARRIS

Series 22: Wednesday 6 January 1982

Interview recorded: March 2012


Actress, singer and cabaret entertainer

     
     
Charles Burgess Fry This Is Your Life Jonathan Fry Charles Burgess FRY

Series 1: Sunday 18 December 1955

Interview recorded: April 2012


Fry's grandson Jonathan - a guest on the 1955 programme - discusses the sporting legend

     
     
Barbara Kelly This Is Your Life Bernard Braden This Is Your Life Barbara KELLY and Bernard BRADEN

Series 19: Wednesday 15 November 1978

Series 31: Wednesday 16 January 1991

Interview recorded: March 2012


Kelly Braden remembers her parents - the actors, comedians and broadcasters

     
     
Freddy Bloom This Is Your Life Ginny Kanka Freddy BLOOM

Series 4: Monday 1 December 1958

Interview recorded: March 2012


Ginny Kanka recalls her mother - a former prisoner of war who devoted her life to the needs of deaf children

     
     
Lynda Bellingham This Is Your Life Lynda Bellingham Lynda BELLINGHAM

Series 33: Wednesday 27 January 1993

Interview recorded: March 2012


Actress, broadcaster and author - best known for her roles in the BBC television series All Creatures Great and Small and the ITV comedy Second Thoughts

     
     
Norman Wisdom This Is Your Life Nick Wisdom Norman WISDOM

Series 3: Monday 2 December 1957

Series 27: Wednesday 11 February 1987

Interview recorded: March 2012


Nick Wisdom recalls his father and his involvement with Norman's second This Is Your Life tribute

     
     
Ann Rachlin This Is Your Life Ann Rachlin Ann RACHLIN

Series 36: Wednesday 31 January 1996

Interview recorded: December 2011


Writer, music educator and founder of The Beethoven Fund for deaf children


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Frank Carson This Is Your Life Johnnie Hamp Frank CARSON

Series 25: Wednesday 6 February 1985

Interview recorded: November 2011


Television producer Johnnie Hamp tells of his involvement with the unusual surprise for the Irish comedian

     
     
Daniel Angel This Is Your Life   Daniel ANGEL

Series 3: Monday 10 February 1958

Interview recorded: March 2012


Daniel Angel's daughter Susan remembers her father, the film producer best known for the wartime drama Reach for the Sky

     
     
Johnnie Hamp This Is Your Life Johnnie Hamp Johnnie HAMP

Series 33: Wednesday 10 February 1993

Interview recorded: November 2011


Television producer - responsible for over 2000 television productions - including music, variety and comedy shows - such as The Comedians

     
     
Robin Cousins This Is Your Life Robin Cousins Robin COUSINS

Series 20: Wednesday 26 March 1980

Interview recorded: October 2011


Figure skater surprised at the early age of 22 after winning gold at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games

     
     
Esmond Knight This Is Your Life Rosalind Knight Esmond KNIGHT

Series 2: Monday 18 February 1957

Interview recorded: March 2011


Actress Rosalind Knight recalls her father - the acclaimed actor who was virtually blind for most of his career

     
     
Raymond Gainer This Is Your Life Phil Downs Raymond GAINER

Series 35: Wednesday 1 March 1995

Interview recorded: August 2010


Phil Downs, chairman of MUDSA, discusses his predecessor's legacy at Manchester United, and pays tribute to two other former subjects - Matt Busby and Bobby Charlton


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Coco the Clown This Is Your Life Carol Ancliff COCO THE CLOWN

Series 7: Monday 15 January 1962

Interview recorded: February 2011


Carol Ancliff tells how a chance meeting under difficult circumstances led to her being a guest on Coco's This Is Your Life

     
     
Jean Kent This Is Your Life Jean Kent Jean KENT

Series 15: Wednesday 1 January 1975

Interview recorded: March 2011


Actress remembered for her roles in many British films including the Gainsborough melodramas of the 1940s


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Brigit Forsyth This Is Your Life Brigit Forsyth Brigit FORSYTH

Series 42: Wednesday 24 April 2002

Interview recorded: July 2010


Actress best known for her role as Thelma in the BBC comedy series Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Susan Hampshire This Is Your Life Susan Hampshire Susan HAMPSHIRE

Series 32: Wednesday 8 April 1992

Interview recorded: May 2010


Actress remembered for her many film and television roles including the BBC production of The Forsyte Saga


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Jimmy Cricket This Is Your Life Jimmy Cricket Jimmy CRICKET

Series 28: Wednesday 4 November 1987

Interview recorded: March 2010


Northern Irish comedian whose tribute was broadcast on the eve of the death of Eamonn Andrews


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Acker Bilk This Is Your Life Acker Bilk Acker BILK

Series 7: Monday 16 April 1962

Interview recorded: January 2010


Jazz musician and clarinetist who scored a huge hit with the single Stranger on the Shore


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Jane Rossington This Is Your Life Jane Rossington Jane ROSSINGTON

Series 28: Wednesday 20 January 1988

Interview recorded: April 2010


Actress who portrayed Jill Richardson in ITV's Crossroads for over 20 years. Jane's show was the last one Eamonn Andrews recorded before his untimely death


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Norman Croucher This Is Your Life Norman Croucher Norman CROUCHER

Series 16: Wednesday 5 May 1976

Interview recorded: March 2010


Mountaineer - who despite being a double amputee - has climbed several mountains, including the Eiger and the Matterhorn


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Bill Pertwee This Is Your Life Bill Pertwee Bill PERTWEE

Series 39: Monday 1 February 1999

Interview recorded: March 2010


Actor and author best known for his role as Warden Hodges in the BBC comedy Dad's Army


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Valerie Singleton This Is Your Life Valerie Singleton Valerie SINGLETON

Series 41: Wednesday 2 May 2001

Interview recorded: April 2010


Popular television and radio broadcaster and former presenter of the BBC children's programme Blue Peter


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Bill Owen This Is Your Life Tom Owen Bill OWEN

Series 21: Wednesday 7 January 1981

Interview recorded: March 2010


Bill Owen's son Tom Owen recalls his father, who is fondly remembered for his role of Compo in the BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Bob Champion This Is Your Life Bob Champion Bob CHAMPION

Series 22: Tuesday 13 October 1981

Interview recorded: March 2010


Grand National winning jockey - surprised on his wedding day


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Vince Hill This Is Your Life Vince Hill Vince HILL

Series 16: Wednesday 3 March 1976

Interview recorded: March 2010


Popular singer and songwriter who hosted several hit television shows through the seventies


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Vera Lynn This Is Your Life Vera Lynn Vera LYNN

Series 3: Monday 14 October 1957

Series 19: Monday 1 January 1979

Interview recorded: October 2009


The immensely popular singer - known as the Forces' Sweetheart - received the Big Red Book on two occasions


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Tim Smit This Is Your Life Tim Smit Tim SMIT

Series 42: Thursday 8 November 2001

Interview recorded: April 2007


Musician and businessman famous for his work on The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Nigel Davenport This Is Your Life   Nigel DAVENPORT

Series 37: Monday 24 February 1997

Interview recorded: June 2008


Actor best remembered for his roles in the film A Man For All Seasons and the BBC television series Howard's Way


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Frank Thornton This Is Your Life Frank Thornton Frank THORNTON

Series 39: Monday 19 October 1998

Interview recorded: October 2009


Actor best known for his roles in the BBC comedy series Are You Being Served and Last of the Summer Wine


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Dinah Sheridan This Is Your Life   Dinah SHERIDAN

Series 19: Wednesday 28 March 1979

Interview recorded: October 2009


Actress fondly remembered for her roles in the classic British films Genevieve and The Railway Children


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Wendy Toye This Is Your Life Peter Toye Wendy TOYE

Series 32: Wednesday 29 January 1992

Interview recorded: July 2010


Wendy Toye's nephew Peter Toye recalls the show that paid tribute to the versatile dancer, choreographer, actress and director


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Susan Masham This Is Your Life Susan Masham Susan MASHAM

Series 16: Wednesday 4 February 1976

Interview recorded: April 2007


Paralympian, life peer and noted champion for causes related to disability


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
David Sheppard This Is Your Life Grace Sheppard David SHEPPARD

Series 6: Monday 3 October 1960

Interview recorded: September 2010


Grace Sheppard, David's widow, recalls her memories of the show which honoured the cricketer and clergyman


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
David Butler This Is Your Life David Butler David BUTLER

Series 7: Monday 5 March 1962

Interview recorded: July 2009


David Butler was badly wounded at the age of 11 after finding an unexploded bomb. His story was told when he was 17 - making him the show's youngest ever subject


Interview by Michael Ford

     
     
Bill Griffiths This Is Your Life Bill Griffiths Bill GRIFFITHS

Series 13: Wednesday 22 November 1972

Interview recorded: October 2009


As a prisoner-of-war, Bill Griffiths was the victim of a crippling explosion that left him blind and without hands


Interview by Michael Ford