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22 October 2016

Oh Boy! - 1980 revival

Oh Boy! Revived series 1979-80

Series 2 began on Saturday 5th January 1980 and starred Joe Brown & The Bruvvers, Billy Hartman, Fumble, Freddie "Fingers" Lee, Alvin Stardust, Tim Whitnall & Tony Ceago.

It ended after a 6-week run on Saturday 12th February.

Series Two


Oh Boy 5 Jan 80Saturday 5th January 1980

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Hosted by Billy Hartman

Joe Brown and the Bruvvers
Tony Ceago
Fumble
Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee
Alvin Stardust
Tim Withnall
The Oh Boy Cats & Kittens
The Oh Boy Boogie Band

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Paul Smith
Producers: Richard Leyland & Paul Smith



SOh Boy 12 Jan 80aturday 12th January 1980

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Hosted by Billy Hartman

Alvin Stardust & Fumble
John Christie
Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee
Shakin’ Stevens
Rachel Sweet
Shades
The Oh Boy Cats & Kittens
The Oh Boy Boogie Band

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Paul Smith
Producers: Richard Leyland & Paul Smith


Oh Boy 19 Jan 80Saturday 19th January 1980

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Hosted by Billy Hartman

Joe Brown - A Picture of You
Dee-Anne - Hey Paula, Two Silhouettes
Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee
The Rockin’ Shades
Johnny Storm
Tim Withnall
The Oh Boy Cats & Kittens
The Oh Boy Boogie Band

Other songs performed included Runaway, Mr Bass Man & Willie and the Hand Jive

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Paul Smith
Producers: Richard Leyland & Paul Smith


Oh Boy 26 Jan 80Saturday 26th January 1980

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Hosted by Billy Hartman

Tony Ceago
The Cruisers
Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee
Alvin Stardust
Fumble
Johnny Storm -- It's Late
Richard Piper -- Showdown
The Oh Boy Cats & Kittens
The Oh Boy Boogie Band

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Paul Smith
Producers: Richard Leyland & Paul Smith


Oh Boy 2 Feb 80Saturday 2nd February 1980

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Hosted by Billy Hartman

Tony Ceago
Richard Piper
Rock Island Line
Rockola
Shakin' Stevens
Dee-Anne
Michael Wallace
Tim Whitnall
The Oh Boy! Cats and Kittens
The Oh Boy! Boogie Band

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Paul Smith
Producers: Richard Leyland & Paul Smith


Oh Boy 9 Feb 80Saturday 9th February 1980

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Hosted by Billy Hartman

John Christie
Fumble
Richard Piper
Rockola
Shakin Stevens
Michael Wallace
Dee-Anne
The Oh Boy! Cats and Kittens
The Oh Boy! Boogie Band

Note: One of the ‘cats and kittens’ on the show was Dee Anderson, daughter of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson

22 October 2016

Oh Boy! - 1979 revival

Oh Boy! Revived series 1979-80

In 1979, twenty years after the original series, Jack Good revived Oh Boy! for ATV.

Monday 2nd July 1979

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Joe Brown
Les Gray
Alvin Stardust
Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee
Johnny Storm
Shakin’ Stevens
Billy Hartman

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Ken O’Neill
Producers: Richard Leyland & Ken O’Neill



Oh Boy  9 Jul 1979Monday 9th July 1979

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Lulu – Personality, Shout!
Shakin’ Stevens
Joe Brown
Alvin Stardust
Les Gray
Billy Hartman
Freddie Fingers Lee
Johnny Storm

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Ken O’Neill
Producers: Richard Leyland & Ken O’Neill



Oh Boy 16 Jul 1979Monday 16th July 1979


ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Joe Brown
Alvin Stardust
GBH
Don Lang
Fumble
Freddie Fingers Lee
Shakin' Stevens
Johnny Storm
The Rockin' Shades
Les GrayStaging Carole Todd

Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Ken O’Neill
Producers: Richard Leyland & Ken O’Neill



Oh Boy 23 Jul 1979Monday 23rd July 1979

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Joe Brown

Shakin’ Stevens
Alvin Stardust
GBH
Johnny Storm
Les Gray
Freddie Fingers Lee
Fumble
The Rockin' Shades

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Ken O’Neill
Producers: Richard Leyland & Ken O’Neill



Oh Boy 30 Jul 1979Monday 30th July 1979

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Joe Brown

Shakin’ Stevens
Alvin Stardust
Les Gray
GBH
Freddie Fingers Lee
Johnny Storm
Fumble
The Rockin' Shades
The Oh Boy Cats & Kittens
The Oh Boy Boogie Band

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Ken O’Neill
Producers: Richard Leyland & Ken O’Neill



Oh Boy 6 Aug 1979Monday 6th August 1979

(last in series)

This episode might not have been broadcast due to an ITV strike, and there are some indications it was shown on Monday 18th August, instead.

ATV
Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Joe Brown
Shakin’ Stevens
Alvin Stardust
Les Gray
GBH
Freddie Fingers Lee
Brogdan Komminowski
Johnny Storm
Fumble
The Rockin' Shades

Staging Carole Todd
Designer: Jill Oxley
Musical direction Keith Strachan
Director: Ken O’Neill
Producers: Richard Leyland & Ken O’Neill



Oh Boy Xmas 1979Tuesday 25th December 1979

ATV
Christmas Oh Boy!
Creator: Jack Good

Rachel Sweet
Joe Brown
Shakin’ Stevens
Alvin Stardust
Billy Hartman
Freddie Fingers Lee
Tim Withnall
Fumble

Staging Carole Todd

Designer: Jill Oxley

Musical direction Keith Strachan

Director: Paul Smith

Producers: Richard Leyland & Paul Smith


20 October 2016

Sheet Music

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Please submit if you have any sheet music.

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