Series 22: 1981-82
This Is Your Life series 22 titles This Is Your Life series 22 set

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Extended Life

the special editions


the show's fifty year history

This is their life

A TV Times photocall for the production team

Series 22 subjects...
Bob CHAMPION Jockey 13 October 1981
Bill FRASER Actor 21 October 1981
Wayne SLEEP Dancer 28 October 1981
Ian BOTHAM Cricketer 4 November 1981
CANNON and BALL Comedy double act 11 November 1981
Rob BUCKMAN Doctor, comedian and author 18 November 1981
Angela RIPPON Journalist, newsreader, presenter and writer 25 November 1981
Julia MCKENZIE Actress and singer 2 December 1981
Jackie MILBURN Former footballer 9 December 1981
Paul SHANE Comedian and actor 16 December 1981
Peter ADAMSON Actor 23 December 1981
Kiri TE KANAWA Opera singer 25 December 1981
Mickie MOST Record producer 31 December 1981
Anita HARRIS Actress, singer and entertainer 6 January 1982
Mike BRACE Social worker and sportsman 13 January 1982
Faith BROWN Singer, comedienne and impressionist 20 January 1982
Robin BAILEY Actor 27 January 1982
Rod HULL Comedian and entertainer 3 February 1982
Bob MONKHOUSE Comedian and entertainer 10 February 1982
John TOSHACK Footballer and football manager 17 February 1982
Wally HERBERT Polar explorer 24 February 1982
Joe GORMLEY Trade unionist 3 March 1982
Roger WHITTAKER Singer-songwriter and musician 10 March 1982
Alan WHICKER Journalist and broadcaster 17 March 1982
Peter DAVISON Actor 24 March 1982
Douglas BADER Royal Air Force flying ace 31 March 1982

Broadcast details

Thames Television production for ITV
26 editions | 24 x 30 minutes | 1 x 60 minutes | 1 x 45 minutes
Wednesday | 7.00pm x 22 | 8.00pm x 1
Tuesday | 7.30pm x 1
Thursday | 11.00pm x 1
Friday | 5.15pm x 1
13 October 1981 edition broadcast on Tuesday at 7.30pm for unknown reason
25 December 1981 and 31 December 1981 editions broadcast at irregular time due to Christmas and New Year schedules
31 March 1982 edition broadcast at 8pm due to being an extended edition

Production team

Created by: Ralph Edwards
Producer: Jack Crawshaw
Directors: Terry Yarwood, Paul Stewart Laing | Writers: Tom Brennand, Roy Bottomley, Maurice Leonard
Researchers: John Graham, Cathy Parnall, Vivien Lind, Tom Wettengel, Brian Klein, Katie Lander, Maurice Leonard
Programme Consultants: Tom Brennand, Roy Bottomley | Programme Associate: Maurice Leonard
Production Assistants: Irene Clark, Claire Jenkinson | Designers: Peter Joyce, Eric Briers
Engineering Managers: Peter Sampson, Nigel Spong, Norman Andrews
Lighting Directors: Brian Turner, Harry Holton, Ken Craik, Ray Nicholson, Dennis Bowden-Williams, John O'Brien, Jack Archer, Grant Feltham
Senior Cameramen: Gerry Whitney, Des Hymers, David Petrie, Peter Hodgson, Peter Shaw, John Chapman
Sound Supervisors: Tony Morley, Leo Goldthorpe, Peter Stoddart, Ivan Ager, Ron Ferris
Vision Control: Tony Ball, Ian Jones, Keith Thomas, Tony Baldwin, Jim Fergus-Smith, Des Tope, Steve Jones
Vision Mixers: Kathleen Lenane, Kenneth Angus, John Cooper, Peter Turl, Marj Collender, Janice Reed
Make-up Supervisors: Mimi Kimmins, Jeannie MacKenzie, Pauline Roxburgh, Carole Bernard
Wardrobe Supervisors: Sandra Jeffrey, Ruth Moth
Floor Managers: David London, Russell Norman, Ken Dodds, Maurice Langston, Robert Hughes, Bill Allan, John Sanders
Production Team: Lin Burnett, Roy Fewins, Alan Ritchie, Judy Webbe, Alan Tingay, Claire Jenkinson, Bill Saint