Tom O'Connor

Tom O'Connor

Born: October 31, 1939
Died: July 18, 2021
in Bootle, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Popular comedian and television presenter.

Movies for Tom O'Connor...

Title: The One Show
Character: Self
Released: August 14, 2006
Type: TV
A topical magazine-style daily television programme broadcast live on BBC One and BBC One HD. The programme is currently hosted by Alex Jones and Matt Baker from Monday-Thursday, with Chris Evans appearing instead of Baker on Fridays and relief presenters appearing when required.
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Title: Come Dine with Me
Released: January 10, 2005
Type: TV
Amateur chefs compete against each other by hosting a dinner party for the other contestants. Each competitor then rates the host's performance with the winner winning a £1,000 cash prize. An element of comedy is added to the show through comedian Dave Lamb, who provides a dry and "bitingly sarcastic" narration.
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Excerpts from Soon
Title: Excerpts from Soon
Released: January 1, 2004
Type: Movie
Excerpts from performances of Hal Hartley's play "Soon", a production inspired by the 1993 events in Waco, Texas involving the religious sect called the Branch Davidians and their collision with the US Federal Government.
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Title: Whose House?
Released: March 15, 1999
Type: TV
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Title: Noel's Telly Years
Released: January 8, 1996
Type: TV
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Title: Pebble Mill
Released: October 14, 1991
Type: TV
Pebble Mill was a re-launched version of the 1970s daily chat show Pebble Mill (also known as Pebble Mill At One for a while) which aired on BBC1 in the United Kingdom. The series premiered on October 14, 1991. The show was a mixture of celebrity guests and music. Alan Titchmarsh was a presenter on the show throughout it's complete run. Other presenters included Judi Spiers, Gloria Hunniford and Ross King.
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Title: Step by Step
Released: September 20, 1991
Type: TV
Step by Step is an American television sitcom with two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended family
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Title: A Question Of Entertainment
Released: April 24, 1988
Type: TV
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Title: Pick Pockets
Character: Jim Davidson
Released: January 1, 1988
Type: TV
This snooker-based quiz show from Tyne Tees appeared to be something of a forerunner to BBC's Big Break, with Tom O'Connor and Len Ganley taking the roles of Jim Davidson and John Virgo. However, in contrast to its memorable successor, this series has disappeared into obscurity.
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Title: Tom O'Connor Roadshow
Released: January 19, 1987
Type: TV
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Title: Cross Wits
Released: April 27, 1985
Type: TV
Crosswits is a British television quiz show produced by Cove Productions and Action Time in association with Tyne Tees and filmed from their City Road studios in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was originally hosted by Barry Cryer for the first 2 series, then comedian Tom O'Connor took over from series 3 until the show ended in 1998. The show consisted of two members of the public competing against each other to solve simple crossword puzzles. Each member of the public was helped out by a "celebrity" partner. The announcers for the show were generally Tyne Tees continuity announcers such as Judi Lines, Jonathan Morrell and Bill Steel.
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Title: I've Got A Secret (UK)
Released: October 24, 1984
Type: TV
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Title: Tom O'Connor
Released: August 14, 1984
Type: TV
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Title: Surprise, Surprise
Released: May 6, 1984
Type: TV
Surprise, Surprise is a British television programme originally hosted by Cilla Black and produced by London Weekend Television for ITV. It ran for 14 series from 6 May 1984 to 5 September 1997, after which four annual specials were produced between 1998 to 2001. In 2012, the show returned after a 11-year hiatus. The revived version is produced by ITV Studios and presented by Holly Willoughby. The show is currently in its second series.
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Title: The Saturday Picture Show
Released: April 21, 1984
Type: TV
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Title: Harty
Released: September 20, 1983
Type: TV
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Title: Countdown
Released: November 2, 1982
Type: TV
The clock is ticking as contestants compete in games of lexical dexterity and numerical agility.
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Title: Summertime Special
Released: July 25, 1981
Type: TV
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Title: The Kenny Everett Video Show
Released: July 3, 1978
Type: TV
The Kenny Everett Video Show (later renamed The Kenny Everett Video Cassette) was a British television comedy and music programme made by Thames Television for ITV from 3 July 1978 to 21 May 1981.
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Title: Name That Tune
Character: Host
Released: April 7, 1976
Type: TV
Name That Tune is the British version of the American television game show that put two contestants against each other to test their knowledge of songs. It first premiered 7 April 1976 as a 15-minute slot on the popular entertainment series London Night Out and was turn into a half-hour weekly series in 1983. The first series were hosted by Tom O'Connor. In 1997, the game shoe was revived for two series on Channel 5 with Jools Holland as the host.
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Title: The Comedians
Released: June 12, 1971
Type: TV
The comedians is a British television show of the 1970s produced by Johnnie Hamp of Granada Television. The show gave a stage to nightclub and working men's club comedians of the era, including Russ Abbot, Lennie Bennett, Stan Boardman, Jim Bowen, Jimmy Bright, Duggie Brown, Mike Burton, Dave Butler, Brian Carroll, Frank Carson, Mike Coyne, Jimmy Cricket, Colin Crompton, Pauline Daniels, Charlie Daze, Vince Earl, Steve Faye, Eddie Flanagan, Stu Francis, Ken Goodwin, Jackie Hamilton, Jerry Harris, George King, Bobby Knutt, Bernard Manning, Mike McCabe, Paul Melba, Mick Miller, Hal Nolan, Tom O'Connor, Tom Pepper, Bryn Phillips, Mike Reid, George Roper, Harry Scott, Sammy Thomas, Johnny Wager, Roy Walker, Charlie Williams, Lee Wilson and Lenny Windsor. Also featured on the TV show, were Shep's Banjo Boys, a 7-piece band comprising Charlie Bentley, John Drury, Andy Holdorf, John Orchard, John Rollings, Graham Shepherd and Howard Shepherd. In 1973, the line up was Mike Dexter, Tony "Tosh" Kennedy, Ged Martin, Tony Pritchard, Graham Shepherd and Howard "Shep" Shepherd.
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Roll On Four O'Clock
Title: Roll On Four O'Clock
Character: Bill Webley
Released: December 19, 1970
Type: Movie
Compelling drama from screenwriter Colin Welland set in a city comprehensive school of low expectations and ambitions. Pupil Latimer does not conform to the macho culture and is labeled a homosexual, leading to bullying by both the pupils and some of the teachers.
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Title: Opportunity Knocks
Released: June 13, 1956
Type: TV
Opportunity Knocks is a British television and radio talent show originally hosted by Hughie Green, with a late-1980s revival hosted by Bob Monkhouse, and later by previous winner Les Dawson. The original radio version started on the BBC Light Programme from 18 February to 30 September 1949 but moved to Radio Luxembourg in the 1950s. It was shown on ITV from 20 June 1956 to 29 August 1956, produced by Associated Rediffusion. A second run commenced on 11 July 1964 and lasted until 20 March 1978, produced first by ABC and then by Thames Television. Hughie Green presented a single episode of Opportunity Knocks for RTÉ in 1979. It was revived by the BBC from 21 March 1987 to 2 June 1990, hosted initially by Bob Monkhouse from 1987 to 1989 and subsequently by Les Dawson in 1990.