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THE STUART HENRY SPEAKEASY

Tyne Tees
21st February 1969 - 4th April 1969

Ex-pirate and later Radio One DJ Henry had proved himself not just a likeable and respected radio personality but a successful face on TV with his Top Of The Pops appearances starting in 1968.

Newcastle's Tyne Tees gave him the chance of his own show where he would introduce his guests and answer viewer's questions. There would be a main, usually musical, guest who would in turn select and introduce a act new to TV.

The thirty-minute, seven week series was produced by Roy (Royston) Mayoh who would also produce Opportunity Knocks for Thames.