RADIO Cap and Bells, BBC Radio (Home Service), 1944 A   late-night   revue   featuring   Noele   Gordon,   Hubert   Gregg,   Cliff Gordon, Frances Day and Naunton Wayne. Dick Whittington, BBC Radio (Light Programme), 1946 From    the    Alexandra    Theatre,    Birmingham.    The    cast    includes Tommy   Fields,   Noele   Gordon,   Hermene   French,   Evelyn   Dove   , Gerry Lee, Dan O'Dare and Ernie Dillon. Little Red Riding Hood, BBC Radio (Home Service) 1947 From    the   Adelphi    Theatre,    London    starring    Jimmy    Nervo    and Teddie Knox, Noele Gordon, Dormonde Brothers and Janet Brown. Now is the Time BBC Radio (Home Service) 1947 Noele   Gordon   and   Brian   Reece   in   a   late   evening   entertainment. Accompanied by Norman Hackforth at the piano. Brigadoon, BBC Radio (Light Programme) 1949 From   His   Majesty's   Theatre,   London,   an   excerpt   from   the   musical play    presented    by    Prince    Littler.    Starring    Milo    Lewis,    Patricia Hughes, Noele Gordon and Bill O'Connor. Songs from the Shows, BBC Radio (Light Programme) 1949 Popular   musical   numbers   introduced   by   John   Watt.   Performances from    Noele    Gordon,    John    Hanson,    Emma    Webb    and    the    BBC Concert orchestra. Benevolent   Fund   for   Nurses   in   Scotland,   BBC   Radio   (Home   Service) 1951 Noele   presents   a   programme   appeal   on   behalf   of   the   Benevolent Fund   for   Nurses   in   Scotland   and   looks   at   the   work   they   carry   out. This programme would be repeated occasionally until 1957. The Larry Grayson Show, BBC Radio 2, 1974 Larry    is    joined    by    showbiz    pal    Noele    Gordon    who    both    are currently starring in Grayson's Scandals at the London Palladium. Take A Name, BBC Radio Birmingham, 1974 On May 6th Noele presented her favourite songs in a 6pm slot. Musical Memories, BBC Radio 2, 1979 Larry   Grayson   looks   back   at   his   favourite   musicals   and   performers. Noele Gordon talks Brigadoon. The Ed Doolan Show, BRBM, 1980 Guest-host while Ed was on a well earned holiday. Start the Week, BBC Radio 2, 1981 Noele    joined    the    talk    show    alongside    other    guests    including Kenneth Gregory and Gary Glitter. PM, BBC Radio 4, 1981 Noele   talks   her   return   to   the   stage   following   the   end   of   her   time with ATV after 26-years. Kaleidoscope, BBC Radio 4, 1981 Presenter   Richard   Mayne   meets   Noele   Gordon   and   Fiona   Fullerton to   discuss   their   latest   musical,   Gypsy   at   the   Haymarkct   Theatre, Leicester. Bingley Hall Exhibition, BBC Radio Birmingham, 1982 Noele   Gordon   talks   about   mistakes   in   Crossroads   as   well   as   live   TV being    the    best    kind    of    television.    Other    debate    includes    Don Maclean's     appearance     in     Crossroads     and     Nolly's     first     stage appearance. Presented by Ed Doolan. Late Night Larry, BBC Radio Birmingham, 1983 Larry    Grayson    takes    you    into    the    early    doors    with    music    and conversation.   Noele   Gordon   pops   in   for   a   chat   in   this   August   ‘83 edition. Ed Doolan: Crossroads in Venice, BBC Radio Birmingham, 1983 Ed   Doolan   hosts   a   Crossroads   special   recorded   in   Venice.   The   ITV soap   has   recently   filmed   scenes   in   the   city,   and   Ed   chats   to   Noele Gordon and producer Jack Barton about the forthcoming episode. Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 4, 1984 Introduced   from   Bristol   by   Jenni   Murray.   Noele   Gordon   talks   about her latest stage role in No No Nanette in Plymouth. FILM 29 Acacia Avenue, Columbia Pictures, 1945 Urban comedy drama. Noele appears as neighbour Mrs Wilson. The Lisbon Story, British National Pictures, 1946 Noele   took   her   stage   character,   Panache,   to   the   big-screen   in   this lavish World War II drama. News Reel Short, Universal Pictures, 1947 Noele   Gordon   showcases   ‘spring   fashions’   for   Universal   News   Reel. The    feature    caused    a    fuss    in    the    press    when    the    voice    over accidentally    called    her    Noel    Gay.    The    fashions    were    seen    on screen in February ‘47. TV DRAMA Ah! Wilderness, BBC Television, 1938 This   live   television   drama   saw   Noele   appear   as   an   Irish   maid. Broadcast from Alexandra Palace on May 3rd 1938 at 9.30pm. Acacia Ave, BBC Television, 1948 Noele   played   the   part   of   housemaid   Shirley   in   a   live   from   the Intimate Theatre, Palmers Green BBC drama. Children to Bless You, BBC Television, 1948 Noele    played    Audrey    Lawrence    in    a    live    television    drama broadcast from the Intimate Theatre, Palmers Green. SITCOM The Most Likely Girl, ATV Midlands, 1956 Sitcom   set   in   an   everyday   street   starring   Noele   Gordon   and   Beryl Reid as worlds-apart neighbours. TV VARIETY You Bet Your Life, BBC Television, 1952 The   Arthur   Askey   stage   show   transfers   to   television   for   a   special where Nolly plays her theatre role of Kay. Rainbow Room, ATV Midlands, 1950s-60s The   main   host   was   Jean   Morton,   more   famous   these   days   for Tingha   and   Tucker.   Noele   however   co-presented   some   episodes with future Tiswas star Pat Astley. Talk of the Town, ATV London, 1959 Live   glitzy   prime   time   entertainment   series   from   the   Talk   of   the Town   nightspot   in   London.   Aired   across   the   ITV   network.   Noele hosted. Saturday Variety, ATV Network, 1972 Noele    made    a    couple    of    appearances    on    this    popular    evening variety   show.   This   is   the   programme   where   she   first   met   Larry Grayson. The Royal Variety Performance, BBC One, 1974 Noele’s   second   Royal   Variety   appearance   gave   her   another   ‘first’. Nolly became the first woman to present the gala evening. The Des O’Connor Show, 1974 Des   had   won   TV   Times   personality   of   the   year   and   Noele   had   won the    female    equivalent,    so    they    teamed    up    on    his    2nd    April edition. Sunday Night at the London Palladium, 1974 Noele   appears   on   the   April   7th   edition.   It   was   noted   it   was   the sixth appearance in a week she’d made on ITV programmes. Summer Royal, ATV Network, 1980 A   segment   of   the   variety   nostalgia   programme   is   presented   by Noele.   Other   regulars   include   Su   Pollard,   Bernie   Clifton   and   Larry Grayson. MAGAZINE AND LIFESTYLE The Weekend Show, ATV London, 1955 A   live   weekly   magazine   series   aimed   at   women.   Notably   the   first programme    aired    by    ATV    London    in    September    ‘55.    Noele appeared as a features reporter throughout the series. Fabulous Fashions, ATV London, 1955 A   live   fashion   show   from   Oxford   Street   in   London   presented   by Noele Gordon. Bachelor Flats, ATV London/ATV Midlands, 1950s A look at hot property in the ATV Regions. AD MAGS Fancy That?, ATV London/ATV Midlands, 1955-1961 A series which showcased and reviewed consumer products. CHAT SHOWS Tea with Noele Gordon, ATV London/ATV Midlands, 1956-57 ITV's first chat show, Noele interviewed the big names of the era. Musical Cheers!, ATV London/ATV Midlands, 1950s A   weekly   look   at   stars   of   theatre   musicals   and   the   famous   stage productions. Lunchbox, ATV Midlands, 1957-1964 Four   days   a   week   Lunch   Box   was   transmitted   live   without   a   studio audience   from   studios   in   Aston   Cross   in   Birmingham.   Jerry   Allen and this TV Trio provided the music. Happy Birthday ATV. ATV Midlands, 1957 Noele   hosted   a   celebration   for   ATV's   first   anniversary   of   serving the   ITV   viewers   of   the   Midlands. A   host   of   guests   turned   up   to   join the   celebration   including   Matt   Monro,   Morecambe   and   Wise   and Ken Dodd. Christmas Box, ATV Midlands, 1957 Special festive edition of Lunchbox partly filmed in Cyprus. Lunchbox: Down Your Way, ATV Midlands, 1958-1964 The   5th   edition   of   Lunch   Box   of   the   week   aired   live   with   a   studio audience or from Midland locations. Midland Profile, ATV Midlands, 1958-1960 A   weekly   programme   which   invited   famous   Midlanders   to   chat one-to-one with Noele across the half hour programme. Five Years By Your Fireside, ATV Midlands, 1961 Noele   hosted   a   live   celebration   to   mark   ATV's   5th   anniversary   on air in the Midlands. Hi-T, ATV Network, 1964 Revamped   teatime   version   of   Lunchbox,   with   more   of   a   chat   show and features slant. Format V: Nolly, ATV Network, 1978 In   a   one-off   special   of   Format   V   Noele   Gordon   discusses   with   fans and   critics   of   Crossroads   why   she   loves   the   saga.   Wendy   Jones oversees proceedings. DOCUMENTARY AND FACTUAL Midland Farming, ATV Midlands, 1956-1961 A     weekly     documentary     looking     at     the     farming     and     rural communities in the East and West Midlands. Know Your Midlands, ATV Midlands, 1957-58 ATV   presenters   visit   various   locations   around   the   region   bringing interesting   sights   and   facts   to   viewers.   Noele   Gordon   is   one   of   a rotation of presenters. Noele Gordon Takes The Air, ATV Midlands, 1957 With   Lunch   Box   she   had   become   noted   as   a   'have   a   go   girl'   and tried   her   hand   at   many   different   skills,   from   training   with   the Army   to   the   fire   brigade   and   so   forth.   ATV   decided   to   take   this popular   feature   and   make   it   into   a   series,   this   time   they   asked   her to   learn   to   fly   over   six   episodes.   She   became   a   qualified   pilot   in the final edition. Midland Scene, ATV Midlands, 1957-64 Documentary   series   looking   at   the   people   and   places   of   the   local region that are relevant to the people of the Midlands. Motorshow ‘78, ATV Network, 1978 Shaw    Taylor,    Richard    Hudson-Evans    and    Noele    Gordon    present highlights from the 1978 NEC Motorshow. NEWS AND SPORT ATV Sport, ATV Midlands, 1956-64 Reports   and   news   on   the   latest   sporting   events   in   the   Midlands. Noele was one of a number of presenters. ATV Midland Newsday, ATV Midlands, 1956-64 Noele   Gordon   being   the   only   on-screen   face   of ATV   who   was   on   an executive    contract    was    able    to    present    on    a    wider    range    of programmes    than    any    one    else.   ATV    News    used    this    to    their advantage   when   short   staffed.   Noele   filed   a   number   of   reports   for the   news   slots. This   also   in   1958   lead   her   to   be   the   first   woman   to interview a prime minister for television. Noele Gordon reports for ATV News include: Noele   takes   ATV   News   on   a   tour   of   the   Lunchbox   set   as demand   for   their   audience   shows   surprises   everyone.   Feb 1957. A separate report shows the crowds waiting outside. Noele   surprises   a   winner   following   a   lucky   draw   at   a   Rootes car showroom. June 1957. Noele   takes   the   news   cameras   for   a   day   trip   to   Zurich   in November 1957. Noele   reports   on   the   Mercury   Girl   beauty   contest   at   the West End Ballroom in November 1957. Noele   reports   on   how   ATV   is   transmitted   to   viewers.   She visits   the   Midlands   ITA   television   transmitter   at   Hints   village near Lichfield, Feb 1958. Noele   reports   on   Bonfire   Night   events   across   the   Midlands before   heading   to   High   Town   Recreation   Ground   car   park   at Bridgnorth to light their fire, November 1958. Nolly reports from the Earls Court Radio Show, August 1959. Noele    Gordon    reports    on    the    latest    car    revolution,    a portable   telephone.   She   tries   Bernard   Braden   back   in   the studio   to   see   how   well   the   call   car   telephone   system   works. December 1959. A New Angle on Noele Gordon, ATV Midlands, 1958 Noele   presented   this   six   part   series   on   the   sport   of   angling.   She later   became   President   of   the   All   British   Lady   Anglers   Association thanks to this programme. Your Kind of Sport, ATV Midlands, 1963 ATV    personalities    take    on    sporting    challenges.    Pat    Astley    and Noele Gordon go skin diving. Midland Montage, ATV Midlands, 1963 Pat   Astley   and   Noele   Gordon   introduce   a   special   edition,   paying tribute   to   her   friend   Pearl   Hyde,   the   former   Mayor   of   Coventry. Pearl died unexpectedly in April of 1963. ATV Today, ATV Network, 1964-1981 ATV   Today   started   life   at   the   same   time   as   Crossroads,   in   its   early incarnation   it   was   a   light   magazine   series,   later   revamped   into   a more   serious   news   and   features   programme.   Noele   appeared   to discuss   issues   many   times,   featured   in   Crossroads   reports   and occasionally guest presented features and reports. GAME SHOWS Bongo with Noele Gordon, ATV Midlands, 1950s A    Music    game    show    which    involved    five    studio    contestants answering   music   related   questions   and   guessing   tracks   played   by Jerry Allen.. When   the   show   held   a   viewer   competition   over   40,000   Midland ATV   regulars   replied..   Bongo   aired   on   Thursdays   between   two sections of Lunch Box. Double Your Money - 250th Edition, ITV Promotion/ATV, 1950s Noele    Gordon    features    in    a    special    promotion    run    across    ITV marking    the    programmes    250th    episode    as    hosted    by    Hughie Green. SOAP OPERA AND SERIALS Emergency Ward 10, ATV London, 1964 The   popular   medical   series   set   in   the   Oxbridge   Hospital   saw   Noele appear   as   herself   as   part   of   a   hospital   open   day   and   summer garden faire. Crossroads, ATV Network, 1964-1981 and 1983 Award   winning   serial,   which   Noele   won   more   'soap   awards'   than any   other   actress   -   a   feat   which   is   unlikely   to   ever   be   beaten. Noele   played   Meg,   the   owner   of   a   fictional   motel   in   the   equally fictional village of Kings Oak. GUEST APPEARANCES Midland Affairs, ATV Midlands, 1960s Political series. Interviewed about Pearl Hyde. Frost on Saturday, London Weekend Television, 1969 Noele Gordon and Dame Edna Everage were David Frost's guests. Frost   on   Saturday:   Colour   TV   special,   London   Weekend   Television, 1969 Noele   is   one   of   the   studio   audience,   celebrating   the   launch   of colour on ITV. The Golden Shot, ATV Network, 1974 Broadcast   from   Birmingham   Noele   appeared   a   couple   of   times, including   a   Christmas   special   Bob   Monkhouse   hosted   on   Boxing Day of ‘74. The New Rep Theatre, ATV Network, 1971 Noele    is    one    of    a    number    of    guests    discussing    the    virtues    of repertory theatre as Nottingham’s new Rep opens. Shut That Door, ATV Network, 1972 Noele   pops   in   to   see   her   pal   Larry,   and   has   a   chat.   Noele   is   also given a TV Times award for ITV Personality of the Year. Christmas With The Stars, Thames Television, 1972 Along   with   Ann   George   Noele   featured   in   a   segment   with   Terry Wogan, Larry Grayson and Carl Wayne. Lunchtime with Wogan, ATV Network, 1973 Nolly   chats   with   Terry   Wogan   on   his   first   TV   chat   show,   airing   at lunchtime on ITV. Christmas with Larry Grayson, ATV Network, 1972 Noele   returns   to   the   Shut   That   Door   set   for   another   comedy   romp with Larry Grayson. New Faces, ATV Network, 1973-78 Noele   made   a   couple   of   appearances   on   New   Faces   as   one   of   the celebrity   judges.   Others   included   Noel   Edmonds,   Tony   Hatch   and
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Arthur Askey. Noele   also   returned   to   the   studio   in   July   1974   to   give   band Showaddywaddy,   who   she   had   hoped   for   big   things   as   a   judge the   previous   year,   their   quarter   of   a   million   copies   silver disc. Harty Plus, London Weekend Television, 1973 Chat   show   queen   Russell   Harty   interviews   the   queen   of   soap, Noele Gordon This Is Your Life, Thames Television, 1973 Noele   Gordon   was   given   the   big   red   book   treatment.   Nolly also appears on: Larry Grayson, 1972 Ted Ray, 1975 Petula Clark, 1975 Arnold Ridley, 1976 Janet Brown, 1980 Diane Keen, 1982 Arthur Marshall, 1983 Danny La Rue, 1984 Look Who’s Talking, Border Television, 1975 Derek   Batey   invites   Noele   to   talk   about   her   career,   her   life and   her   new   book   ‘My   Life   at   Crossroads’.   A   book   Derek   is thrilled to be flicking through! Celebrity Squares, ATV Network, 1975-1979 Noele   made   eight   ‘big   box’   appearances   during   the   shows run.   Introduced   by   cuddly   Kenny   Everett   and   hosted   by   Bob Monkhouse. Look Who’s Talking, Border Television, 1977 Following   a   popular   programme   two   years   prior,   Derek   Batey, a   self-confessed   Crossroads   super-fan,   welcomes   Noele   back to Border TV for another chat. Golden Gala, ATV Network, 1978 Noele   Gordon   is   one   of   the   100   women   taking   part   in   this special   all-female   gala.   Others   include   Googie   Withers   and Gabrielle   Drake.   Noele   also   narrated   the   production   which was   transmitted   from   the   London   Palladium   in   front   of   HRH Princess Margaret. The Generation Game, BBC One, 1978 Noele   appears   on   Larry   Grayson’s   first   edition   of   the   Gen Game. Those Wonderful TV Times, Tyne Tees Television, 1978 Hosted     by     Barry     Cryer,     the     television     quiz     featuring television    stars.    Noele    Gordon    battles    her    TV    knowledge against Ted Ray and Lynda Lee Potter. A   Variety   Club   of   Great   Britain   Tribute   to   Morecambe   and Wise, ATV Network, 1979 Presented    by    Terry    Wogan,    Noele    is    just    one    of    many personalities   in   attendance   celebrating   the   work   of   honorary guests Eric and Ernie. Noele   recalls   her   time   with   the   comedy   duo   in   a   theatre production   in   Glasgow,   where   they   ended   up   wet   nightly   for   a week     and     also     Morecambe     and     Wise’s     appearance     on Lunchbox   where   they   declared   to   viewers   Nolly   was   actually a ‘fella in a frock’. BBC Charity Appeal, 1980 Noele   Gordon   makes   a   fund-raising   appeal   on   behalf   of   the Trident Housing Society. Angela Rippon Reporting on… Soaps, BBC One, 1980 Presenter   and   BBC   newsreader Angela   Rippon   meets   the   stars of   British   sagas   in   a   fifty   minute   programme.   Noele   Gordon   is interviewed    along    with    Ronald    Allen,    Roger    Tonge,    Jack Barton,   Peter   Ling   and   Mary   Wilson   for   Crossroads.   Other shows   featured   include   Together   from   Southern   Television and Granada's Coronation Street. Blankety Blank, BBC One, 1980 Noele   joins   Terry   Wogan   for   more   prizes   and   questions   in Blankety   Blank.   Also   starring   Larry   Grayson,   Lorraine   Chase and Roy Hudd. The Generation Game, BBC One, 1981 Noele    makes    her    second,    and    final,    guest    appearance    on Larry Grayson’s Gen Game. Summertime Special, BBC One, 1981 Appeared   on   the   popular   BBC   entertainment   series   dressed   as a circus ringmaster. Russell Harty, BBC Two, 1981 Noele   returns   to   chat   with   Russell   who   has   now   moved   to   the BBC. Blankety Blank, BBC One, 1981 Larry   Grayson   and   Noele   are   paired   up   again   for   another battle   of   the   blanks.   Nolly   complains   that   Laz   keeps   hitting her   during   the   programme.   Other   guests   include   Barry   Cryer and Anita Harris. Sunday Sunday, London Weekend Television, 1982 Gloria   Hunniford   welcomes   Noele,   who   she   describes   as   ‘the first   lady   of   British   television’   onto   her   sofa   for   a   chat   and   a song or two. Blankety Blank, BBC One, 1982 Terry   Wogan   is   back   with   more   prize   winning   blanks.   Tonight Danny   La   Rue,   Noele   Gordon,   Kenny   Everett,   Barry   Cryer, Maggie Philbin and Dana ponder the questions. Looks Familiar, Thames Television, 1982 This   April   ‘82   edition   sees   Dennis   Norden   welcome   Noele, Bob   Monkhouse   and   Arthur   Lowe   to   the   show   that   looks   back to the showbiz days of the 30s and 40s. Good Morning Britain, TV-am, 1983 Noele   became   an   early   friend   of   TV-am   mainly   due   to   former ATV    mates    Nick    Owen    and   Anne    Diamond    working    at    the breakfast   station.   Noele   appeared   as   guest/expert   on   GMB   a number of times. Russell Harty, BBC Two, 1983 Noele   returns   for   her   third   chat   with   Russell   Harty.   The   pair this time decide to perform a duet, but can Russell pull it off? At   Home   With   Larry   Grayson,   London   Weekend   Television, 1983 Noele   appears   on   Larry's   LWT   birthday   special.   Presented   by Janet Street Porter. Nationwide, BBC News/BBC One, 1983 In   conversation   with   Sue   Cook,   Noele   discussed   the   end   of Call   Me   Madam   in   the   West   End   after   only   ten   weeks   despite critical   acclaim   and   audience   appreciation.   The   programme also   included   a   video   report   on   the   why   the   musical   failed   to work   in   the   1980s   -   Noele   had   previously   had   a   long   running success   with   the   show   in   the   1940s   in   the   west   end   and   a popular run in the Midlands before it transferred to London. Play It Again, Tyne Tees Television, 1983 Noele   Gordon   talks   about   her   life   and   career   via   some   of   her favourite movie clips and stars. Whose Baby, Thames Television, 1983 Leslie   Crowther   asks   Noele   and   others   to   work   out   who   the famous parents are from clues given by their offspring. What A Picture, BBC One, 1983 Noele   brings   in   a   collection   of   photographs   from   across   her life to discuss them and the stories behind them. Blankety Blank, BBC One, 1983 Terry   Wogan   oversees   the   celebrity   chaos   as   the   blanks   are fired.   Noele   Gordon   tonight   helps   one   lucky   contestant   win   a trip   to   Čaušica   in   the   Supermatch   round.   Other   stars   on   the panel    include    Paul    Shane,    Kenny    Everett,    Cleo    Rocos, Lorraine Chase and Patrick Moore. Sunday Sunday, London Weekend Television, 1984 Noele returns to chat once more with Gloria Hunniford. Breakfast Time, BBC News/BBC One, 1984 Chatting   to   Frank   Bough   and   Selina   Scott   topics   range   from latest   stage   show   No,   No   Nanette   and   Noele's   battle   with Cancer. Halls of Fame, BBC One, 1984 The   Roy   Hudd   hosted   nostalgia   series   saw   Noele   sing   'You Made   Me   Love   You'   in   an   edition   recorded   at   the   Sunderland Empire. Good Morning Britain, TV-am, 1984 Noele    Gordon    gives    her    last    extensive    interview    to   Anne Diamond.   The   pair   discuss   her   career,   the   battle   with   cancer and her hopes for the future. AWARD SHOWS ITV Awards, ATV Network, 1967 Noele   and   Reg   Watson   pick   up   the   gong   for   Crossroads   which has won ‘ITV programme of the Year’. The Sun Television Awards, London Weekend TV, 1972 Noele collected the award on behalf of Crossroads. The Sun Television Awards, London Weekend TV, 1973 Noele collected the award on behalf of Crossroads. The Sun Television Awards, London Weekend TV, 1974 Noele collected the award on behalf of Crossroads. The TV Times Awards, ATV Network, 1975 Noele   won   many   TV   Times   awards   across   the   years,   and   was the   first   to   be   inducted   into   the   TV   Times   Hall   of   Fame.   It   is also   noted   that   at   least   once   Noele   walked   away   with   three TV   Times   awards   in   one   year   alone.   In   1975   ITV   aired   the gong   show,   when   Nolly   picked   up   two   awards,   including   the special   Gold TVT   gong   issued   for   her   multiple   awards   over   the years. MUSIC & RELIGIOUS PROGRAMMING About Religion, ATV Network, 1968 Noele hosts a special programme from Coventry Cathedral. Songs That Mater, ATV Network, 1971 A   series   looking   at   songs   and   their   meanings.   Noele   was   the presenter   for   the   first   series.   A   similar   format   to   YTV’s   Stars on Sunday. Personally Speaking, 1971 Noele    speaks    with    Leslie    Smith    on    this    late    night    beliefs programme.    Noele    appeared    a    couple    of    times    on    the programme in ‘71-’72. Stars on Sunday, Yorkshire Television, 1972-78 Following    the    departure    of    Jess   Yates    several    guest    hosts were    brought    in    to    present    the    series,    Noele    Gordon launched   the   1977   run.   Noele   hosted   another   edition   in   1978 and had been a guest on several other editions from ‘72-’76. REGIONAL NEWS APPEARANCES Channel Reports, Channel TV, 1971 Local   news   show   for   Jersey,   Noele   and   the   cast   celebrate 1500   episodes   of   Crossroads   on   the   island   and   talk   to   CTV about the landmark. Anglia News, Anglia Television, 1972 A   video   feature   with   Noele   on   the   TV   Times   awards   and   her continued   success   at   winning   gongs   for   her   ITV   work   since 1968. Central News, Central Television, 1982-1983 Reporter   John   Caine   catches   up   with   Nolly   as   she   embarks   on her latest stage show, Call Me Madam. ‘82 Central   cameras   and   reporter   Tony   Maycock   take   a   look around    Noele's    Birmingham    flat    for    a    feature    on celebrity homes in the region. ‘83 Noele   is   interviewed,   at   her   Birmingham   home,   about her   recent   return   to   Crossroads   with   scenes   recorded   in Venice.   She   also   discusses   her   one-woman   show   on   the life of Cosima Wagner. Peter Green is the reporter. ‘83 Northern Life, Tyne Tees Television, 1984 Noele    joins    the    local    news    programme    to    discuss    her appearance   on   Halls   of   Fame   in   Sunderland   and   her   recent return to Crossroads. TSW Today, Television South West, 1984 Noele   chats   on   the   regional   news   show   about   her   new-found love   of   Plymouth   and   her   latest   stage   show   in   the   city,   No,   No Nanette. OTHER FEATURES TV-am News, TV-am, 1985 Just   before   9.25am   on April   14th   TV-am   break   the   news   that Noele Gordon has died. Jayne Irving is the presenter. BBC National News, BBC One, 1985 Jan   Leeming   introduces   the   BBC   News,   which   report   on   the death on Noele Gordon. ITN National News, ITN/ITV, 1985 ITN bring the news of Noele’s death to ITV viewers. Central News, Central Television, 1985 Central   reflect   on   the   career   of   Noele   Gordon   following   the announcement of her death. ITV Tribute, Central Television, 1985 On April   15th   Bob   Warman   voiced   a   network   tribute   to   Noele. It was shown before Crossroads that evening. Format V: A Nolly Tribute, ATV/Central TV, 1985 Wendy   Jones   recorded   a   special   version   of   Format   V   which re-creened   the   1978   interview   with   Noele   as   a   tribute   by Central in the week of Noele's death in 1985. Telly Addicts, BBC One, 1985 In   1985   a   cartoon   version   of   Noele   Gordon,   along   with   other stars,   featured   in   the   opening   titles   to   BBC   quiz   show   Telly Addicts, hosted by Noel Edmonds. Central News, Central Television, 1985 Bob   Warman   reports   on   the   funeral   of   Noele   Gordon,   that   saw 1000s line the streets of Ross on Wye. News at Ten, ITN/ITV, 1985 Terry   Lloyd   reports   on   the   funeral   of   Noele   Gordon,   who   he describes   as   ‘the   Queen   of   British   soap’.   Terry   also   notes   the 1000s   of   fans   who   have   gathered   to   say   farewell   to   their   ‘TV friend.’ BBC National News, BBC One, 1985 BBC    News    programmes    report    on    the    funeral    of    Noele Gordon. Central News, Central Television, 1985 Central   News   and   reporter   Dave   Foster   brings   footage   and remembrance   from   Noele   Gordon’s   Memorial   Service,   held   at Birmingham   Cathedral   in   May   1985.   Shaw   Taylor,   Tony Adams, Jane    Rossington,    Sue    Lloyd,    Ronald    Allen,    Jack    Haig,    Su Pollard,   Fiona   Fullerton   and   Nicolas   Parsons   are   just   some   of the celebrities in attendance. Crossroads Revisited, Central Television, 1985 To   mark   21-years   since   Crossroads   started   Central   celebrate the serial and also pay tribute to Noele Gordon. TV Heroes, BBC One, 1991 In   1991   BBC   One   aired   a   tribute   hosted   by   Danny   Baker   to Noele Gordon as part of his TV Heroes series. Crossroads 30 Years On, Central Television, 1994 Noele   and   Crossroads   is   celebrated   three   decades   after   it first aired. Pebble Mill: Crossroads 30 Years On, 1994 Alan     Titchmarsh     hosts     a     special     episode     celebrating Crossroads   and   Noele.   Guests   include   Anthony   Morton,   Angus Lennie, Kathy Staff and Jane Rossington. ATV Night, BBC Two, 1994 Crossroads,   Lunchbox   and   Noele   Gordon   are   celebrated   as the   BBC   look   at   the   work   of   Lord   Lew   Grade   in   an   evening   of programmes. 40 Years of ITV, Central Television, 1996 In   1996   Central   looked   back   at   four   decades   of   ITV   in   the Midlands.    Presenter    Bob    Holness    looked    at    Lunchbox    and Crossroads   with   contributions   from   Ned   Sherrin,   Lord   Lew Grade and Jane Rossington. Smillie's People, BBC One, 1996 To   coincide   with   the   return   of   Crossroads   to   UK   Gold   Carol Smilile   looks   at   the   soap.   Kathy   Staff   and   Jane   Rossington share their memories. This Morning - Granada Television, 2005 As    part    of    the    first    DVD    release    Noele    and    Crossroads    is celebrated   by   the   ITV   morning   show.   Guests   include   Angus Lennie, Sue Lloyd and Lynette McMorrough. The Paul O’Grady Show, Granada Television, 2005 Another   look   at   Crossroads   and   Noele.   Kathy   Staff   and   Jane Rossington Feature BBC Breakfast, BBC One, 2005 Kathy   Staff   talks   about   Crossroads   and   the   affection   towards Noele Gordon. Loose Women, Granada Television, 2009 The    Loose    Women    celebrate    Crossroads    45th    anniversary with guest Susan Hanson. The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Spun Gold, 2009 Alan,   now   on   ITV,   marks   the   45th   anniversary   of   Crossroads with guest Susan Hanson. The Unforgettable Noele Gordon, North One/ITV, 2012 ITV   celebrate   the   life   and   career   of   TV   pioneer   Noele   Gordon with    interviews    and    archive    footage.   Anne    Diamond,   Alan Coleman,   Jean   Bayless,   Jane   Rossington   and   Tony   Adams   are among the pals paying tribute to the star. The Most Shocking Moments of the 1980s, Channel 5, 2016 Noele’s   1981   departure   from   Crossroads   proved   to   be   one   of the   most   shocking   moments   of   the   ‘80s.   In   2018   the   channel again   featured   Noele   in   a   look   at   celebrities   that   release records. Julie Walters: Vision Taken Seriously Vision   Express   advert   in   which   Julie   Walters   looks   back   at   the people    and    programmes,    including    Nolly,    that    shaped    her early life.
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