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Grade, Michael Ian 1943-

Works: 14 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 475 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Encyclopedias  History  Popular music  Filmed performances  Concert television programs  Concert films  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author of introduction, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1992.3.G7, 791.45750941
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Michael Ian Grade
Most widely held works by Michael Ian Grade
British television : an illustrated guide by Tise Vahimagi( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference book, Co-pub. w/British Film Institute
Glasgow's lost theatre : the story of the Britannia Music Hall by Judith Bowers( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Bacharach : a life in song( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert celebrating the music of songwriter and performer Burt Bacharach, interspersed with interviews and discussions
Seems like a nice boy : the story of Larry Grayson's rise to stardom by Mike Malyon( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name Larry Grayson will be instantly recognisable to anyone who can remember the 1970s when his catchphrase 'Shut That Door' was on everybody's lips. However, Larry's rise to fame was slow in coming, born of years of perfecting his craft in clubs and theatres across the country. This biography details Larry's early life, how he was handed over as a baby to a miner's family in mysterious circumstances and brought up by his beloved foster sister, Flo, who was to become his lifelong companion. As a boy, encouraged by Flo, Larry would perform comedy routines for his school chums, standing on a
British comedy classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunset Boulevard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of music hall with Michael Grade( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Grade traces the raucous history of the music hall in a revelatory journey that takes him from venues such as Wilton's Music Hall in London to Glasgow's once-famous Britannia. Talking to enthusiasts and performers, Lord Grade discovers the origins of this uniquely British form of entertainment and revisits some of the great acts and impresarios, from Charles Morton and George Leybourne to Bessie Bellwod and Marie Lloyd. Featuring Jo Brand and Alexei Sayle, with performances from Barry Cryer and many more, Grade hears about dudes, swells, mashers, and serio-comics and hears how, in many a house, no turn was left unstoned
LWT South Bank show, Johnnie Ray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This episode of the British music TV documentary show "South Bank show" (Parts 1-3) features the biography of 1950's pop sensation Johnnie Ray, whose perfomance and music had greatly influenced rock artists such as Elvis Presley. Many of Johnnie Ray's contemporaries, old childhood friends, and fellow performers share their recollections of him, a formidable performer and talented songwriter often overshadowed in rock history, due to his personal life. The show was sponsored by Taylors of Harrogate Coffee. Featured song and television excerpts: "Cry" (Ed Sullivan Show 1952), "Take the A train" (performed by Duke Ellington), 1956 interview on "Person to person with Ed Murrow", "Wheel of fortune" (performed by Kay Starr), Louis Jordan's "Let the good times roll" (unidentified performer), "Paths of paradise" (The big shot, 1956), "The little white cloud that cried", "Teardops from my eyes" (sung by Ruth Brown), "Tweedle Dee" (sung by LaVern Baker), "She didn't say nothin' at all", "Tell the lady goodbye", "Whiskey and gin", "I'm gonna walk with my Lord" (Ed Sullivan Show 1953), "Walkin' my baby back home", "All of me", "I'll never fall in love again", "Let's walk that-a-way" (with Doris Day), "My heart cries for you" (performed by the Beverley Sisters), "Please don't talk about me when I'm gone", "Such a night", "Alexander's ragtime band" ; "After you get what you want" (performed by Marilyn Monroe) ; "If you believe" (from the 1954 motion picture musical "There's no business like show business"), "A sinner am I", Look homeward angel", "Mystery train" (performed by Elvis Presley), Elvis Presley bit (from 1956 Shower of Stars clip), "Just walkin' in the rain", "Yes, tonight Josephine", "I'm gonna move to the outskirts of town", "Day by day" (with the Billy Taylor Quartet), "Bury me on the lone prairie", "Am I blue?" (last live video performance of Judy Garland), "Suspicious minds" (sung by Elvis Presley), "Somebody stole my gal", "Cry" (Rotterdam, 1982), "Oh the rain", "The little white cloud that cried" (Reprise and finale)
[Michael Grade : Theatre Museum Biographical File] by Michael Ian Grade( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A to Z of ATV( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lew Grade is interviewed by Michael Grade
The final cut by Rainbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Around the world public service broadcasting is under attack. Government's claim they must be more efficient, but other warn that cutbacks are simply an attempt to stifle debate. Robyn Williams, one of Australia's most respected broadcasters, argues that the role of public broadcasters should be expanding and that cuts will ultimately destroy them. Studio guests: Michael Grade, chief executive of the UK's Channel Four network ; Robyn Williams, author of "Normal Service Won't be Resumed ; David Horowitz, president of the Centre for the Study of Popular Culture
Ten years of Channel 4( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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British television : an illustrated guide
Alternative Names
Michael Grade britischer Geschäftsmann

Michael Grade Brits journalist

Michael Grade English television executive


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