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TV Icons Behind the Scenes - At Home With Legendary British TV Director Royston Mayoh - Part Two

January 28, 2024 MIM
Distinct Nostalgia
TV Icons Behind the Scenes - At Home With Legendary British TV Director Royston Mayoh - Part Two
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Royston Mayoh was - and by reputation remains - one of the biggest names in British TV production. A writer and prolific director, Royston was involved with a plethora of top shows - This is Your Life, Opportunity Knocks, Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Kenny Everett to name but a few.

He started his career at ABC Television in Manchester and later worked or was associated with the legendary ITV Networks like Granada, Thames, Yorkshire and Tyne Tees.

His new book 'Revelations of a TV Director' has just been published and this interview with Ashley at Royston's home in South Manchester is the perfect teaser.

In Part Two, Royston tells Ashley about working with Tommy Cooper,  Les Dawson, Barry Cryer, Billy Connolly, Hughie Green and Kenny Everett.

Royston's book is available via Scratching Shed Publishing based in Leeds

Presented and produced by Ashley Byrne. Research by Andrew Edwards
Continuity: Andy Hoyle and Jonathan Kydd.

A Made in Manchester Production.

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(Cont.) TV Icons Behind the Scenes - At Home With Legendary British TV Director Royston Mayoh - Part Two
(Cont.) TV Icons Behind the Scenes - At Home With Legendary British TV Director Royston Mayoh - Part Two