Kelly: Alex Higgins, Leo Sayer, Su Pollard and other guests

Kelly: Alex Higgins, Leo Sayer, Su Pollard and other guests

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Ulster Television studios




Transmission 10/11/1989


51min 16sec




1 inch



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This regional Friday night talk and variety show first came on air in September 1989 and became Ireland’s favourite chat show. The host, Gerry Kelly, interviewed hundreds of familiar names in showbusiness, film and television, music, sport and politics in Ulster Television studio in Belfast. The end of the series was announced by UTV in 2005.

In this episode of the series, Kelly welcomes live studio audience and a variety of guests including Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins, Leo Sayer, Su Pollard, Dave ‘Boy’ McAuley and David Strachan. The show also features a performance by resident duo, Bacaan, who perform and Leo Sayer’s rendition of Roy Orbison’s hit “Love Hurts”.


Guests: Alex Higgins, Leo Sayer, Su Pollard, Dave McAuley, David Strachan, Bacaan

Presented by Gerry Kelly
Director: Ruth Johnston
Producer: David Donaghy
Cameras: Eddie Roberts
Sound: Bruce Switzer
Lighting: Fred Hopwood
Console Operator: David Edgar
Props: Jimmy McConnell
Make Up: Claire Loane
Aston: Mary McCleave
Floor Manager: Jim Starrett
Vision Mixer: Michael McAdam
Vision Control: David Blackburne
Title Music: Jingle Jangles
Designer: Christopher George
Research: John Daly
Production Assistant: Sara Bell

Ulster Television Production


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