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It's in the Bag - Dunedin (1974) Television (Full Length Episode) – 1974 Quiz Show

It's in the Bag - Dunedin (1974)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1974 Quiz Show

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my daughter who was about two and a half was pictured as the credits were going up at the end of the show, it was in the regent theatre, a final show. she is 33 this year! don't know whether it was a one of or not -would've been about 83 or 84 ?

sandra montgomery

sandra montgomery 16 Oct 2014 - 11.02pm

This show has good memories to me..i still remember Selwyn Toogood after 40 pr so years ! Love those expensive high end prizes up for back when a house cost around $35,000 so a $750 stereo was like $7000 now !


Mark 8 Jun 2014 - 02.57pm

Its in The Bag - originally based on a radio and tv series in Australia hosted by Bob and his wife Dolly Dyer that show was Pick a Box - Selwyn
Toogood though about that show and so on 1-januay-1954 it began on radio for 11 years although the NFU film the radio version and later on it finally appeared on TV in 1973 and on that first night Anne Mc Millan won a colour tv I think it was a Pye Ultimate. it went off air in 1979 return for 1 off special 1985 and return for another few years with John Hawkesby and Hilary Timmins then in 1992 return with Nich Tangsley and Suzy Aitken. One episode was film in Whakatane in february-1979.

ross leonard sayer

ross leonard sayer 15 Dec 2013 - 05.28pm

@John: we don't have the resources to clear and upload every episode of It's in the Bag. If you want to re-watch the episode you were in you could try contacting TVNZ Archives and see if it still remains on tape. Good luck!

Paul Ward

Paul Ward (NZ On Screen team) 6 Feb 2012 - 05.10pm

I was a contestant in New Plymouth in 1986 and was wondering when the replay was going to air. John Hawkesbury was the compare

John D'Ornay

John D'Ornay 5 Feb 2012 - 11.42am

Why didn't they give Heather a paper-knife to open the envelope?

Morrissey Breen

Morrissey Breen 12 Aug 2011 - 11.48pm

My Mum use to own Selwyn Toogoods 1963 Chrysler Valiant AP5 in the early 70s


Wiremu 6 Jun 2011 - 09.57pm

Go mum go!!!
So odd to see Heather on TV after all this time.

Bernard Shapiro

Bernard Shapiro 24 May 2011 - 07.18pm

Would anyone know when IITB screen in Whakatane. I think on early 80's????


Corey 24 Apr 2011 - 03.06pm

TVNZ6 have been playing reruns of the show from the 70's through to Hawkesby's last series in 1990. I suspect that there must be some editions missing as not all of the 1970's shows have been replayed and not all of Hawkesby's first series (1986) have been replayed either.

There were usually two series per year, however there was only one in 1986 and 1990 respectively.

David French

David French 4 Feb 2011 - 10.09am

It's in the Bag screened until 1990. Selwyn Toogood ended his reign at the helm in 1979. It was revived in the 80s with John Hawkesby (1986?) and later Nick Tansley hosting. The format was reprised by Maori Television in 2009 with Pio Terei hosting ...

Paul Ward

Paul Ward (NZ On Screen team) 8 Jul 2010 - 06.39pm

Hello, Can you please tell me when the last show of "It's in the Bag" was performed and shown on new Zealand Television.

Regards John

John Love

John Love 6 Jul 2010 - 10.07am

That was simply wonderful! The people, the prizes, the beautiful Heather, and the charming Mr Toogood! I found myself sitting on the edge of my seat telling the contestants the answers, even though the show took place decades ago. I wonder whatever happened to Paul (who won the motorbike) and Olwyn the computer programmer, and especially Mrs Duncan who won the "colour television receiver."

Lindis Capper-Starr

Lindis Capper-Starr 31 Oct 2008 - 01.57am

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