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The Ray Woolf Show - Christmas Special

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1979

In 1979 entertainer Ray Woolf went from co-hosting Two for One to his own chat show. This wide-ranging 'best of' episode from the end of the first season takes in bloopers, the victims of the Amityville Horror, Doctor Who Jon Pertwee,  Gomer Pyle Jim Nabors, Norman Gunston, Alan Whicker, Frankie Howerd, Derek Nimmo, Diana Dors, Austin Mitchell, poet Pam Ayres, humorist Erma Bombeck and singer Billy Daniels — plus Kiwis Ricky May, Ian Fraser (on piano), Tina Cross, Selwyn Toogood and Precious McKenzie. Woolf, was judged 1979 TV Light Entertainer of the year.

I was kind of intimidated … I’d only meet them very briefly prior to the show, so when they came on set that’s the first real time that we sat down to talk.
– Woolf, in a 2011 Screentalk interview, on talking to international stars on the show

Key Cast & Crew

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Ray Woolf

Presenter

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Michael Hockley

Director, Producer

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Grant Morris

Writer

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Ricky May

Performer

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Ian Fraser

Pianist

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Philip Ridgeway

Videotape Editor

See all 21 credits

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