200 not out

ATV’s Crossroads reaches its 200th edition


Tomorrow sees the 200th edition of ATV’s daily serial Crossroads.

It started in November 1964. Produced by Reg Watson, Crossroads means a hightly organised routine by a 100-strong production team. It also means a seven-day week for actors in order to transmit a daily serial.

There are eight to ten main characters. Regulars such as Noele Gordon, Roger Tonge, Brian Kent, Beryl Johnstone, David Fennell, John Bentley and Anthony Morton are given breaks every six weeks and then return to the story.

The Stage, Television Today, 1965

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