The Saturday Night Story

Season 1 Episode 1

Episode 1

Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Aug 15, 2015 on ITV
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Episode 1
Stephen Mulhern introduces the first of two celebrations of best-loved and most-watched television moments from Saturday night TV, featuring classic footage and interviews with the biggest names in entertainment. Henry Kelly and Matthew Kelly are reunited at the studio where they shot to fame in Game for a Laugh. Arlene Phillips recalls reaction to the first Strictly Come Dancing in 2004 and how Saturday nights became dance night. In the 1960s, Candid Camera introduced the hidden camera as the basis of a hilarious new comedy genre, and the show features some of the best pranks from Beadle's About, Ant and Dec Undercover and Noel's House Party, which set up celebrities in its Gotcha slot. Ulrika Jonsson returns to Birmingham to reunite The Gladiators, including Wolf and Jet, and there are interviews galore with Saturday night TV stars past and present, including Ant and Dec, Jonathan Ross, Bruce Forsyth, Matthew Kelly, Amanda Holden and Vernon Kay.moreless

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