Sunday, 22 January 2017
589 Top Secret
First viewed : Uncertain
We'll leave 1982 with this one because it's marginally more likely that I saw an episode of this in its first season ( autumn 1982 ) than the second ( autumn 1983 ).
Barry Took chaired this celebrity quiz show where an ordinary person with some ( reasonably ) extraordinary secret was wheeled on and the celebrity panellists had to determine what it was by elimination questions. The in-the-know audience could applaud to let them know they were getting close. Jan Leeming. Chris Kelly and Alfred Marks were regulars on the panel.
The only one I can remember is a man who made a loophonium, an instrument made from a toilet. Hmm, no queue of people waiting to put their lips to that one.
It lasted for two seasons then I guess they ran out of secrets.