Johnny Hamp

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Johnny
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Hamp
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Biographical

Started as Messenger boy for Pathe in Wardour street. Career on stage as a mime act before going in to RAF. After RAF became assistant in Granada cinema Kingston Upon Thames. Worked in various cinemas for Granada. Promoted to Granada Golden Square in 1954. First produced Quiz Show "Spot that Tune" in the same year. No editing allowed on Quiz shows then. Became Head of Light Entertainment for Granada TV.