"New Faces" is a British television talent show that aired from 29 September 1973 – 3 December 1988 on the ITV Network.
It was presented by Derek Hobson (1973-78) & Marti Caine (1986-88).
Regular judges included: Ted Ray, Arthur Askey, Mickie Most, Clifford Davis, Tony Hatch, Nina Myskow & Bonnie Langford.
Acts that were discovered on the show included Victoria Wood, Malandra Burrows (the youngest ever winner), Showaddywaddy, Les Dennis, Lenny Henry, Jim Davidson, Roy Walker, Gary Wilmot, Patti Boulaye and Marti Caine (who later returned to the show as host). Joe Pasquale was discovered on the late 80s revival.
Runtime: 60 minutes
New Faces - New Faces - Netflix
New Faces was a British television talent show that aired in the 1970s and 1980s. It was presented originally by Derek Hobson. It was produced by ATV for the ITV network.
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PENNY BLACK popular female fronted 5 piece band from Walsall appeared December 4, 1976 opening the show performing Kiki Dee's “I got the music in me”. Lineup: Tiki Jones (vocals), Barry Underhill (Bass guitar & vocals), Rob Wood (Lead guitar & vocals), Roger Hayward (Hammond organ), John Perkins (Drums) PENNY BLACK stayed together in various lineups from 1973 until 1989 when they changed their name to PARIS with a new lineup and a revamped modern 'romantics' image. Led by Barry Underhill, PENNY BLACK/PARIS performed around the UK heavily throughout the 70's & 80's establishing a strong following, recording 'Inside These 4 Walls' written by Underhill/Wood in 1981, with 'Teenager in Love' on the B-side. PARIS reformed in 2012 for a charity gig & performed a few more gigs before disbanding in 2014. The Glentones - 20 piece high school big band playing music from the Glenn Miller era. Charlie James - Female singer - Winner, December 1973. Mike McCabe - Comedian. Martin Berger Al Brown - Comedian and father of television personality Claire Sweeney. Pete Hartley - Won audience vote in 1987. Pete Price Dave Curtis - Vocalist. Son of a Gun - Won in 1975 with 111 points beating Paul Shane. They did a number of TV shows and were signed to RCA. They lost to Lenny Henry in the final. Sparrow M3 - 3 sisters, Maureen Stevens, Mary Stevens, Marilyn Stevens. Walker and Cadman Professor Steve Green - Pianist and doctor. Dragon's Playground - Band. David Gold - Vocalist. | style=“width:50%; text-align:left; vertical-align:top;” | Jimmy Tamley - Beat Joe Pasquale. Crick's Canine Wonders Darren Stuart Frank Leyton Frank Yonco and Kit Connor The Mad Hatters Rabbit - Cabaret Band. Sandra Christie - Voice of Edith Piaf. The Libra Brothers. Three-piece band from Barnsley - members were Frank Cawthrow, Charlie Foster and Gordon Scholey. Rod and Mark Lyons - Father and son ventriloquist duo who had a minor hit single in Germany with the Neil Sedaka song “Oh, Carol!”. Ground Pepper - Band. Song - Draculamania Feb 1975 Pyramid-comedy showgroup from Gateshead - Steve Laidlaw, Allen Meche and Brian Pick. Colin “fingers” Henry Inter-City Union 6 piece Soul/Funk group from London Roy 'Chubby' Brown - December 1977 |}
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