The Joe Longthorne Show, 1988

Having got his big break back in 1981 on the ITV talent show ‘Search For A Star’, Joe Longthorne continued to thrill audiences with musical impressions and strong vocal performances in his own right.  He was a regular guest on TV shows such as ‘The Entertainers’, 3-2-1 and ‘The Les Dennis Laughter Show.

By 1988 it was time for Joe to present his own TV series.  The Joe Longthorne Show ran for three series and a one off special between 1988 and 1991.


Joe Longthorne presents his own take on variety performing various musical numbers as himself and others as well as presenting special guest stars and magic by Wayne Dobson.

Clips (intended to showcase Joe’s talent)








Joe Longthorne with weekly magic inserts from: Wayne Dobson


Channel: ITV
Produced By: Central
Original Transmission Dates: 7th September 1988 – 8th July 1991


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