Tony Bilbow

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Tony Bilbow
BornAnthony Bilbow
(1932-04-17) 17 April 1932 (age 88)
Burnham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
OccupationTelevision presenter and screenwriter

Tony Bilbow (born 17 April 1932) is a British television interviewer, film expert and writer. [1] He was a presenter of BBC Television's Late Night Line-Up discussion programme which was broadcast on BBC 2 between 1964 and 1972.


His father was an architect. He was educated at the City of London School, Blackfriars, and began writing short stories for the BBC; he was then the anchorman for Day By Day on Southern Television. He was a screenwriter for the 1970s situation comedy Please Sir! and the spin-off series The Fenn Street Gang and in 1986 was a writer for the BBC soap opera EastEnders. From 1970 to 1973 he presented the film programme Film Night, on which his interviewees included David Niven and Alfred Hitchcock.


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