Series 10: 1969-70
This Is Your Life series 10 titles This Is Your Life series 10 set

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Series 10 subjects...
Des O'CONNOR Singer, presenter and comedian 19 November 1969
Bobby CHARLTON Footballer 26 November 1969
Harry DRIVER Television scriptwriter 3 December 1969
TWIGGY Model 10 December 1969
Honor BLACKMAN Actress 17 December 1969
The BEVERLEY Sisters Singing group 31 December 1969
John FAIRFAX Rower and adventurer 7 January 1970
Henry COOPER Boxer 14 January 1970
Jackie STEWART Motor racing driver 21 January 1970
Jimmy SAVILE DJ and television personality 28 January 1970
Arthur DOOLEY Artist and sculptor 4 February 1970
Wendy CRAIG Actress 11 February 1970
Tony JACKLIN Golfer 18 February 1970
Charlie CAIROLI Circus clown 25 February 1970
Richard EVANS Lifeboat coxswain 4 March 1970
Alfie BASS Actor 11 March 1970
Jack GOOD Television and record producer 18 March 1970
Joe MERCER Football manager 25 March 1970
Ronnie CORBETT Actor and comedian 1 April 1970
Colin MILBURN Cricketer 8 April 1970
Frankie VAUGHAN Singer and actor 15 April 1970
Lorna RIDGWAY Teacher and educationalist 22 April 1970
Val DOONICAN Singer 6 May 1970
Johnny SPEIGHT Television scriptwriter 13 May 1970
Reg VARNEY Actor and comedian 20 May 1970
Harold FRENCH Actor and film director 27 May 1970

Broadcast details

Thames Television production for ITV
26 editions | 26 x 30 minutes
Wednesday | 7.00pm x 25 | 6.55pm x 1
The 6 May edition was broadcast early due to a European Champions Cup football match

Production team

Producer: Robert Tyrrell | Directors: Margery Baker, Peter Frazer-Jones
Writers: Tom Brennand, Roy Bottomley, Liam Nolan, Jack Crawshaw, John Stapleton, John Sandilands
Dan Douglas, David Carter, Lawrie Wyman, George Evans, Alan Haire
Researchers: Jack Crawshaw, John Stapleton, Mary McAnally, Alan Haire, David Carter, Bob Bryan, Janette Carn
Programme Consultants: Tom Brennand, Roy Bottomley | Programme Associates: Jack Crawshaw, John Stapleton
Production Assistant: Margaret Thistle | Designer: Tony Borer