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Hold The Front Page (ITV 1974, Denise Coffey, Gerry Marsden)

Hold The Front Page 1974 ITV

Children’s sitcom Hold The Front Page focused on Gloria Glamorsox, a journalist trys to uncover a scandal involving a Mr Big. The emphasis was very much on slapstick.

The show was filmed against cartoon style animated backgrounds and was created by star Denise Coffey.

production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 7×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 16 January – 27 February 1974 Wednesdays 4.20pm

Creator: Denise Coffey / Graphics and Cartoons: Jim Gask / Producer: Daphne Shadwell

cast
DENISE COFFEY as Gloria Glamorsox
GERRY MARSDEN as Gerry
LOIS LANE as Miss Harriet Heedless
ANDREW ROBERTSON as Harry Brackett
PETER DENNIS as The Judge
ROY HUDD as R Hero/Ian Trepid





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