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The Norman Gunston Show
Australia, 7 Network, Standup/sketch, Colour, 1974
Starring: Garry McDonald

These shows were re-edited and repackaged for overseas sale by the Seven Network, utilising the best material from eight hour-length programmes broadcast on that network over an 18-month period in 1978-79. Among those seen being 'interrogated' by Gunston were the Bee Gees, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Elliott Gould, Charlton Heston, Mick Jagger, James Garner, Lee Marvin, Burt Reynolds, Phil Silvers and Elke Sommer.

Researched and written by Mark Lewisohn.

Garry McDonald - Norman Gunston

Garry McDonald - Writer
John Eastway - Producer
Transmission Details
Number of episodes: 8 Length: 60 mins
Australian dates: 19 Apr 1978-24 Oct 1979
UK dates: 27 Nov and 24 Dec 1982 (2 editions) C4 Sat 8.15pm and Fri 11pm

The information in the Guide to Comedy is complied from 'The Radio Times Guide to Television Comedy' by Mark Lewisohn, published by BBC Books. More information about the book is available from the BBC Shop.
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Reviews supplied by Radio Times © 2003 BBC Worldwide - used under licence from BBC Worldwide.

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