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The Mike Yarwood Christmas Shows

Mike Yarwood In Persons, Christmas Shows, 1977 – 1981

Mike Yarwood In Persons was the comic’s fourth BBC TV series and by now he was at the height of his powers.

During it’s run “In Persons” notched up 4 Christmas Shows.  The first in 1977 then annually until 1981 which became the last show for the “In Persons” series.

The 1977 Christmas Show, watched by 21.4 million people, was the highest-rated British television programme of that year, and remains one of the most watched TV programmes (excluding news and sport) in British history.


A festive edition of the popular show including the usual mix of comic sketches and guest musicians.












Mike Yarwood

Guests Included

ABBA, Paul McCartney and Wings, The Nolans, Janet Brown


Channel: BBC1
Written By: Various
Originally Transmitted: December 1977 – December 1981