30 Years of An Audience With

Saturday, 14 August 2010, 8:50PM – 9:50PM on ITV1

Series Finale

30 Years of An Audience With… gives viewers the definitive history behind the legendary ITV entertainment series, relives all the best moments and hears how they came about from the stars who captivated TV audiences over the years.

An Audience With… has showcased momentous performances by some of the best-loved talent in the world including The Bee Gees, Lionel Richie, Take That, Ken Dodd, Victoria Wood, Shirley Bassey, Joan Rivers and Al Murray. Throughout this series we’re celebrating the exceptional talent and wonderful performances given by our greatest entertainers.

In this fifth and final show we look back at the unforgettable performances of Des O’Connor, Al Murray, Ronnie Corbett, Kylie Minogue and Michael Bublé with revealing interviews from Des O’ Connor, Al Murray and Ronnie Corbett.

We’ll look back at all round entertainer Des O’Connor who was joined on stage by Martine McCutcheon. To the delight of the audience Des also dueted with Lionel Richie in a version of Three Times a Lady.

We’ll hear how comedian Al Murray gave his celebrity audience a real run for their money in both the Audiences With… he hosted. Al spilled drinks over a tipsy audience and entertained them with a mix of comedy, music and over the top patriotism.

We’ll recall how actor and comedian Ronnie Corbett showed the celebrity filled audience his versatility with a mix of comedy and song. The special guest of the evening was his co-star from The Two Ronnies, Ronnie Barker who had some hilarious moments to share with Ronnie and the celebrity audience.

We look back at the performance from Kylie Minogue who hosted her Audience With… back in 2001 and gave a truly stunning show. Kylie was joined on stage by Kermit the Frog who performed a once in a lifetime romantic duet with her.

We take a look back at the most recent Audience With… where Michael Bublé brought his charm and charisma to the stage. He gave a great performance and kept his celebrity audience laughing with stories and tales from his early years.

30 Years of An Audience with… is commissioned for ITV by John Kaye Cooper, Controller of Entertainment at ITV, is executive produced by Mark Robinson and Sumi Connock and series produced by Vicky Thomas.

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