"It's an oul dance" says Graham

EXHIBITION : BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS

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Graham Norton appears on the RTÉ young people's programme 'Youngline' in 1981 where he voices his views on young people, discos and relationships.

  • Title
    Graham Norton Talks Disco
  • 1st Broadcast
    02/03/1981
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:54
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Youngline
  • Clip title
    "It's an oul dance" says Graham
  • Extended description

    A 17 year old Graham Norton spotted in the audience of a 1981 recording of the programme 'Youngline'. This episode examined the topic of relationships and young people. Graham makes a contribution to an audience discussion describing discos as "an oul dance".

    Graham went on to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama in London and pursued a career as a stand up comic. Following a number of television appearances, including his role as Father Noel Furlong in Father Ted, Norton became a chat show host on a number of productions on Channel 4 and now presents 'The Graham Norton Show' on BBC 1. Norton also presents a show on BBC Radio 2.

  • Information

    This episode of 'Youngline' was broadcast on 2 March, 1981.

    Youngline was a once weekly, half-hour magazine show for younger viewers. The first programmme was broadcast on Tuesday, 23 November, 1976 from 5.30 to 6.00pm. Youngline continued until May 1984.

  • Local keywords
    Graham Norton, 1981, Chat Show Host, The Graham Norton Show, Father Ted, Youngline
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1981
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    DX20/000901
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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