Series 30: 1989-90
This Is Your Life series 30 titles This Is Your Life series 30 set

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Series 30 subjects...
Omar SHARIF Actor 25 October 1989
Sarah BRIGHTMAN Soprano, singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and musician 1 November 1989
Yvonne CORMEAU former Special Operations Executive agent 8 November 1989
Cyril SMITH Politician 15 November 1989
Jean BOHT Actress 22 November 1989
Zsa Zsa GABOR Actress 29 November 1989
Alec MCCOWEN Actor 6 December 1989
Barbara CARTLAND Novelist 13 December 1989
Douglas FAIRBANKS Jr Actor 20 December 1989
William SHATNER Actor 27 December 1989
Barbara TAYLOR BRADFORD Novelist 3 January 1990
Elizabeth DAWN Actress 10 January 1990
Billy WRIGHT Former footballer 17 January 1990
Trevor MCDONALD Journalist and newsreader 24 January 1990
Stephanie BEACHAM Actress 31 January 1990
Simon WESTON Welsh Guards soldier and charity worker 7 February 1990
Peter SCUDAMORE National Hunt jockey 14 February 1990
Peter CUSHING Actor 21 February 1990
David SHEPHERD Artist and conservationist 28 February 1990
Harry SECOMBE Comedian, actor and singer 7 March 1990
Nigel KENNEDY Classical violinist 14 March 1990
Eluned WILLIAMS Children's worker with NCH Action for Children 21 March 1990
Billy MARSH Theatrical agent 28 March 1990
Bob HOLNESS Actor and presenter 4 April 1990
Bobby DAVRO Comedian and impressionist 11 April 1990
Michael BALDOCK Milkman 18 April 1990
Ken DODD Comedian, singer and actor 7 May 1990

Broadcast details

Thames Television production for ITV
27 editions | 26 x 30 minutes | 1 x 60 minutes
Wednesday | 7.00pm x 26
Monday | 8.30pm x 1

Production team

Producer: Malcolm Morris | Associate Producer: John Graham
Directors: Brian Klein, Paul Kirrage, John Birkin | Writers: Roy Bottomley, Norman Giller
Researchers: Sue Green, Mandy Nixon, Elizabeth Ross, Tom Wettengel, Claire Jenkinson, Louise Clover
Programme Consultant: Roy Bottomley | Production Assistants: Irene Clark, Ellie Gleave
Programme Organisers/Co-ordinators: Angela Kennedy, Mandy Lee, Joanna Wood
Designers: Jane Moorfoot, Jack McAdam | Film Research: Susan Tiplady