ABC’s Television Line-up Autumn 1965: Dickie Davies + Philip Harben + Dusty Springfield + Patrick Macnee + Diana Rigg + Bruce Forsyth + Britt Eckland + Ian Hendry + David Buck
Picture: From left to right – Dickie Davies, Philip Harben, Dusty Springfield, Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Bruce Forsyth, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry and David Buck (Thanks to Kevin for suggesting who the person on the right is!)
ABC’s Television Line-up Autumn 1965.
Britt Ekland had recently married Peter Sellers.
Bruce Forsyth was already one of the biggest stars of British entertainment by 1965.
Philip Harben was an English cook, recognised as the first TV celebrity chef.
Dusty Springfield had left The Springfields and was a few years into her solo career.
Dickie Davies wouldn’t be nationally well know for another three or four years when he began fronting World of Sport.
Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg were of course in The Avengers.
Ian Hendry and Britt Ekland were starring together in ABC Television’s Armchair Theatre production of ‘A Cold Peace’
David Buck starred in many television productions from 1959 until 1989. He was married to the actress Madeleine Smith and appeared with Ian in The Sandwich Man in (1966)
See: A Cold Peace (1965)
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