Opportunity Knocks! Monday 17 April 1972 (with Cannon and Ball, Hughie Green)


UK / ITV – Thames / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Monday 17 April 1972 @ 6.40pm

Designer: Norman Garwood / Producer: Royston Mayoh

Series 12 Episode 24

Introduced by Hughie Green and musical accompaniment by Bob Sharples and his players.

Guests on this edition were Yiannis Grapsas, The Blackpool Operatic Players, Jan Douglas, The Teign Valley Stompers and Cannon and Ball. This was considered to be Cannon and Ball’s big break – they would go on to be huge in the early 1980’s.

Viewer at home voting was done via post and the classic address to send votes to was Opportunity Knocks!, Thames Television, Teddington Lock, Middx TW11 9NT.