Series 42: 2001-02
This Is Your Life series 42 titles This Is Your Life series 42 set

related pages...

A Life Refused

those who said 'No'

Family Life

keeping it in the family

A Double Life

two's company


the show's fifty year history

This is your loft

The Sunday Times feature on Eamonn Andrews

This was his life

Maurice Leonard recalls Eamonn Andrews

Rocky start to Aspel's career

The Western Mail interviews Michael Aspel

Series 42 subjects...
Michael WINNER Film director 17 October 2001
Shaun WILLIAMSON Actor 24 October 2001
Paddy ASHDOWN Politician and diplomat 31 October 2001
Tim SMIT Songwriter, record producer and conservationist 8 November 2001
Babs POWELL Charity fundraiser and former dancer 15 November 2001
Saeed JAFFREY Actor 22 November 2001
Paul YOUNG Singer, songwriter and musician 5 December 2001
Julian CLARY Comedian, actor and presenter 28 December 2001
Jonah LOMU Rugby union player 11 January 2002
Rosemary CONLEY Businesswoman, author and broadcaster 18 January 2002
Ian WOOSNAM Golfer 25 January 2002
Bill ODDIE Comedian, actor and presenter 31 January 2002
Fern BRITTON Television presenter 7 February 2002
Nick ROSS Broadcaster and journalist 14 February 2002
Ray and Trevor POWLES Physicians and cancer specialists 20 February 2002
Stephanie COOK Pentathlete and doctor 28 February 2002
Ian LAVENDER Actor 7 March 2002
Jenny SEAGROVE Actress 14 March 2002
Anita DOBSON Actress and singer 20 March 2002
Henry SANDON Antique expert and television personality 3 April 2002
Linda BARKER Interior designer and television presenter 10 April 2002
Brigit FORSYTH Actress 24 April 2002
Christina NOBLE Charity founder 2 May 2002
Claire SWEENEY Actress and singer 8 May 2002
Lloyd SCOTT Charity fundraiser and former goalkeeper 15 May 2002
Julian FELLOWES Actor and screenwriter 23 May 2002

Broadcast details

Thames Television production for BBC
26 editions | 25 x 30 minutes | 1 x 35 minutes
Wednesday | 7.30pm x 6 | 8.00pm x 1 | 8.15pm x 1 | 8.20pm x 1 | 8.25pm x 1 | 8.30pm x 1
Thursday | 8.00pm x 2 | 8.30pm x 9
Friday | 7.00pm x 3 | 8.30pm x 1
No editions scheduled for 29 November 2001; 12 December 2001; 19 December 2001; 4 January 2002; 27 March 2002; 17 April 2002

Production team

In association with Ralph Edwards Productions And TIYL Productions
Producer: Sue Green | Series Producer: Jack Crawshaw
Executive Producer: John Longley | Associate Producer: Helen Gordon-Smith
Directors: John Gorman, Steve Docherty, Chris Fox
Location Directors: Steve Docherty, Peter Wisdom, Paul Kirrage, David Mason, John Sheppard
Writers: Ian Brown, Joe Steeples
Researchers: Jo Grant, Emma Dooley, Ruth Malone, Deborah Cowan, Kate Greer, Alex Renton, Melanie Clarkson, Sue Scott, Simone O'Neill
Programme Associates: Ian Brown, Joe Steeples | Production Assistants: Irene Maxwell-Clark, Liz Fleming, Sue Davies
Production Manager: Dawn Gray | Programme Co-ordinator: Deborah Armstrong
Music Composed by: Laurie Johnson | Production Designer: Simon Jago | Archive Research: Helen Bennitt
Resource Co-ordinators/Facilities Managers: Paul Thackray, Aidan Boulter, Nigel Spong, Hali Procter, Andrew Garnett
Floor Managers: Tony Tyrer, Simon Wallace
Lighting Directors: John Pomphrey, John Watt
Sound Supervisors: Peter Willcocks, Paul Gartrell, Dave Thompson, Richard Bradford, Charles Braithwaite,
Scott Talbot, John Downes, Nick Roast
Senior Cameraman: Chas Watts, Roy Easton, Mike Paterson, Adam Gordon
Vision Mixers: Carole Chessun, Ian Blease, Trish Girot, Simon Sanders
Dubbing Mixers: Adrian Smith, Richard Bradford, Phil Reed
Videotape Editors: Steve Murray, Nick Robbins, Paul Richmond
Client Liaison Manager: Hali Proctor
Production Team: Judi Grant, Doug Ingram, Claire Payne, Roger Read, Emma Taylor, Jamie Telling, Sue Davies, Alex Renton