David Essex Showcase

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Mr. Jap's musical career never quite took off (despite the assistance of big name producers Trevor Horn, Colin Thurston and Tony Mansfield), but other contestants went on to greater fame. Mari Wilson took the runner-up slot, which was just what she always wanted, and other entrants included Thomas Dolby, Chris Barrie, Richard Digance, [[Jigsaw (1)|Jigsaw]]'s Adrian Hedley, and Amazulu.
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Mr. Jap's musical career never quite took off (despite the assistance of big-name producers Trevor Horn, Colin Thurston and Tony Mansfield), but other contestants went on to greater fame. Mari Wilson took the runner-up slot, which was just what she always wanted, and other entrants included Thomas Dolby, Chris Barrie, Richard Digance, [[Adrian Hedley]], and Amazulu.
Broadcast live from the then-new Harrogate (International) Centre.
Broadcast live from the then-new Harrogate (International) Centre.

Current revision as of 20:11, 31 August 2019

Contents

Host

David Essex

Broadcast

BBC1, 3 July to 21 August 1982 (8 episodes)

Synopsis

Cheap New Faces-style talent show, plus David Essex singing at the beginning, middle and end. The show returned in 1983 as The Freddie Starr Showcase.

Champion

Philip Jap

Trivia

Mr. Jap's musical career never quite took off (despite the assistance of big-name producers Trevor Horn, Colin Thurston and Tony Mansfield), but other contestants went on to greater fame. Mari Wilson took the runner-up slot, which was just what she always wanted, and other entrants included Thomas Dolby, Chris Barrie, Richard Digance, Adrian Hedley, and Amazulu.

Broadcast live from the then-new Harrogate (International) Centre.

Video

Philip Jap performing "Total Erasure"

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