CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS, THE

The Cambridge Footlights was founded in 1883 and various of their annual revues have been screen over the years.

1. LA VIE CAMBRIDGE BBC 1×45 minute episodes 1948 28 July Wednesday 8.30pm

2. FOOTLIGHTS 64 ATV 1×30 minute episodes 1964 28 July Wednesday 8.30pm With:- Eric Idle, Graeme Garden, MIriam Margoyles

3. CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS DRAMATIC CLUB BBC Two 1×45 minute episodes 1968 3 September Tuesday 8.45pm With:- Clive James, Pete Atkin, Julie Covington, Rob Buckman, Russell Davies

4. CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS REVUE BBC Two 1×35 minute episodes 1969 1969 20 September Saturday 9.35pm With:-Rob Buckman, Russell Davies, (Clive James co-wrote and directed the Footlight Revue that year).

5. CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS REVUE BBC Two 1×50 minute episodes 1974 26 August Monday 9.55pm With:- Clive Anderson, Griff Rhys Jones (Douglas Adams was among the writers)

6. THE 1977 CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS REVUE BBC Two 1×40 minute episodes 1977 16 December Friday 9.00pm With:- Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Robert Bathurst

7. CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS REVUE BBC Two 1×50 minute episodes 1982 20 May – Thursday 9.30pm With:- Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Tony Slattery