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'A CELEBRATION OF ITC'
A special event. The Studio Suite, Elstree Studios, Borehamwood. Saturday 17th November 2018 at 6.30pm (doors open 5.45pm).
ITC Entertainment was a powerhouse of filmed television drama from the 1950s to the 1980s, producing a succession of hit action-adventure series such as The Saint, Danger Man, The Prisoner, Department S, Man in a Suitcase, The Champions, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) and The Persuaders!.
The iconic Elstree Studios, where many of these shows were made, will play host to this very special event to celebrate the fantastic programmes we all remember and love.
Special guests, including those who starred in and worked on the shows, as well as those who have been inspired by them, will take part in exclusive and interactive Q&A sessions. In addition, there will be official and exclusive screenings, signings, and other happenings, to celebrate how ITC entertained the world.
Guest details will appear below, upon announcement. Any profits from the event will be donated to Ty Gobaith Children's Hospice. Tickets only, there will be no 'pay at the door' facility.
**Please note that all guests appear subject to work and other commitments, and will take part in on-stage Q&A sessions. All guests will be charging fees to sign autographs and photos.**
We are delighted that, subject to work commitments, William Gaunt, star of The Champions TV series, will be joining us to be interviewed on stage about his career and the part he played in one of ITC's best loved series. William is, of course, also known for his other TV and stage appearances, including iconic shows such as The Avengers, Doctor Who, and Sergeant Cork and latterly TV sitcoms such as Next of Kin and No Place Like Home. We look forward to welcoming William back to Elstree Studios.
Annette is one of the most familiar of ITC's faces. Starring in series such as The Baron, Gideon's Way, 5 episodes of The Saint, and The Prisoner, she shot to even greater fame as Jeannie Hopkirk in the much-loved Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) and also later appeared in ITC's The Persuaders! and Return of The Saint, as well as countless other films, plays, and shows. We are delighted that Annette Andre will be joining us for this event, and will take part in an on-stage Q&A about her career. Annette will also be signing copies of her memoirs; "Where Have I Been All My Life?" at the event.
Madeline Smith is one of Britain's best-loved movie and TV actresses, who appeared in both the Jason King and The Persuaders! series for ITC. Madeleine also appeared with Persuaders star Roger Moore in the Bond film Live and Let Die and is also fondly remembered for her various comedy roles, and also classic movies such as The Vampire Lovers and Theatre of Blood. We are delighted that Madeleine will be interviewed on-stage about her career at the event and take part in a signing session.
QML and TUW are very excited to announce that ANGELA DOUGLAS will also be attending the event, and taking part in an on-stage Q&A about her career, and a signing session (including her new book!). No stranger to TV and Film fans, with perhaps her roles in several Carry On films, and as Mrs Lethbridge-Stewart in Doctor Who the most famous, Angela appeared in no less than SIX ITC productions: The Saint, Gideon's Way, Espionage, The Protectors, The Adventurer, and Jason King.
Shane is an actor who needs little or no introduction, being one of the most familiar faces (and voices) in film and television for over 6 decades. ITC credits include The Saint, The Persuaders!, UFO, Danger Man, The Protectors, Space 1999, as well as a succession of voice parts for Gerry Anderson's series including Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, Dick Spanner PI, and Joe 90. He is also a familiar face in James Bond movies, and countless other blockbuster films and popular TV series. We are delighted that Shane will be joining us for this event, and will take part in an on-stage Q&A about his career as well as be on hand to sign books and photos.
Another familiar face to fans of ITC shows, and also film and TV in general, We're delighted that Jenny Hanley will be attending the event, taking part in an on-stage Q&A as well as signing sessions. Jenny appeared in several ITC shows, including Return of The Saint, The Persuaders!, Department S, The Adventurer, and Shirley's World and is of course also fondlt remembered for her Bond movie role, various horror movies, TV drama such as Emmerdale and Softly Softly Taskforce and the children's TV series Magpie.
GEORGINA MOON will be a very familiar face to fans of ITC. A regular in the Gerry Anderson series UFO, in the role of Skydiver operative Lt. Sylvia Howell in many episodes. She also became famous for a variety of comedy roles, including in the Carry On series of films, as Miss Finch in the comedy series You're Only Young Twice and Erotica in Up Pompeii, as well as countless other TV series. We are delighted that Georgina will be able to take part in an on-stage Q&A and signing session at the event.
We are delighted that PRENTIS HANCOCK will be taking part in an on-stage Q&A and signing session at the event. Prentis will be best known by ITC fans as Paul Morrow in Gerry Anderson's Space: 1999, and also appeared in episodes of Return of The Saint and The Protectors. Prentis has had a long and varied TV and film career, including several appearances in Doctor Who, and will discuss these appearances on stage at the event.
Director JOHN HOUGH, who worked on The Baron, The Saint, and The Champions in the 1960s as assistant director, before directing episodes of The Avengers, before embarking on a successful film career with titles such as Watcher in the Woods with Bette Davis, American Gothic, Biggles, and directing Patrick McGoohan in the 1978 film Brass Target. John Hough will, like all our announced guests, take part in an on-stage Q&A panel at the event.
DEREK WELLS & TONY SLOMAN
We're also delighted to be welcoming several behind the scenes crew members on ITC shows, including TONY SLOMAN, who worked as Film Librarian on the first 13 episodes of The Prisoner in 1966/67 before working on ITC's Strange Report. Tony worked at Elstree on movies such as Cross of Iron and One Million Years BC, and DEREK WELLS, who for many years worked in the MGM Art Department, alongside folk such as Jack Shampan..
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Tickets for this very special event are limited in number, and demand is expected to be high, and cost £30 per ticket. Each ticket holder will receive a commemorative programme upon arrival.
DEMAND IS EXPECTED TO BE HIGH, SO PLEASE ORDER TICKETS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
If you are unable to pay by electronic means but would still like to attend the event, please contact us.
Tickets will be sent by email at a later date. This event is organised by The Unmutual Website in conjunction with Quoit Media Limited. With thanks to Elstree Studios, Ampersand, and Elstree Screen Heritage.
Please note there is no on-site parking at the studio. A PDF of local car parks will be supplied to all ticket holders.
Please also note that guests may charge for autographs/photos.
Full event Terms and Conditions can be found HERE.Please note tickets are non-transferable, and non-refundable apart from in the event of event cancellation.