Hosting It's A Knockout...
Well most people can tell you who hosted the BBC's It's A Knockout right?
Here is a list of the famous five I remember:
MacDonald Hobley (the original host, 1966) | David Vine (1967-71) | Stuart Hall (1972-82 and some specials) | Keith Chegwin (Channel 5 90's).
It's A Knockout Assistants
There were lots of people in the 'knockout staff' over the years. Here's some you may remember:
Ted Ray (60's) | Katie Boyle (60's) | Arthur Ellis (referee) | Eddie Waring (judge and commentator).
The Hi De Hi team also stepped in in '81 (Paul Shane, Ruth Madoc and Su Pollard).
Assistants and score keepers I can remember were (a lot form Blue Peter/Swap Shop):
Sarah Greene, Peter Duncan, Simon Groom, Maggie Philbin, Keith Chegwin, Floella Benjamin, Brian Cant, Stu Francis, The Krankies, Bill Owen, Kathy Staff, Frazer Hines and in the 90s version, Frank Bruno and Nell McAndrew.
Hire It's A Knockout...
You can still hire It's A Knockout for your corporate team event, carnival, sports day or big family fun day. It's still great fun for every one. And you can still get a "The Very Best of It's A Knockout - Here Come The Belgians" video through Amazon of some fave clips.