Spelling Bee (1)


Freddie Grisewood


BBC, 1938-?


Probably one of the most boring games ever, but nevertheless it was the first TV game show, transmitted live from Alexandra Palace on 31 May 1938.

Freddie Grisewood would invite people to spell as series of words in the usual spelling bee fashion. Err.... that's it.

Freddie Grisewood (in the headmaster's costume on the far left) challenges a young lady to spell a word.


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