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The Sky at Night (TV Series 1957– ) Poster

(1957– )

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Nancy Thomas ... (9 episodes, 1957)
Patricia Wood ... (5 episodes, 1970-1973)
Sandra Wainwright ... (5 episodes, 1978)
Paul Vanezis ... (5 episodes, 2007-2010)
Geoff Walmsley ... (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Pieter Morpurgo ... (4 episodes, 1980)
Stanley Hyland ... (3 episodes, 1959)
Charles Denton ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Simon Wadleigh ... (3 episodes, 1973-1976)
Richard Marquand ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Mark Patterson ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Wendy Sturgess ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Robyn Wallis ... (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Ross Kirby ... (2 episodes, 2019)
Brian Branston ... (1 episode, 1959)
Peter Bennet Stone ... (1 episode, 1960)
Tom Savage ... (1 episode, 1967)
Michael Brooke ... (1 episode, 1969)
Herbert Wise ... (1 episode, 1969)
Mark Scott ... (1 episode, 2009)
Alasdair Duncan ... (1 episode, 2018)
Chris Pitt ... (1 episode, 2018)
Kate Szell ... (1 episode, 2019)

Series Writing Credits  

Patrick Moore ... (narrative script) (6 episodes, 1963-2007)
Patrick Moore ... (writer) (6 episodes, 1963-2007)

Series Cast  

Patrick Moore Patrick Moore ...  Self - Presenter 268 episodes, 1957-2015
Chris Lintott Chris Lintott ...  Self - Presenter / ... 32 episodes, 2006-2020
Maggie Aderin-Pocock ...  Self - Presenter 21 episodes, 2014-2020
Pete Lawrence Pete Lawrence ...  Self - Presenter / ... 13 episodes, 2009-2018
Garry Hunt Garry Hunt ...  Self 15 episodes, 1975-2009
Pete Lawrence Pete Lawrence ...  Self - Presenter 8 episodes, 2019-2020
Paul Murdin Paul Murdin ...  Self / ... 6 episodes, 1982-1994
Geoffrey Eglinton Geoffrey Eglinton ...  Self 5 episodes, 1975-1978
Ron Maddison Ron Maddison ...  Self / ... 6 episodes, 1976-2009
Lucie Green Lucie Green ...  Self / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2018
John Beckman John Beckman ...  Self 4 episodes, 1975-1984
Peter Cattermole Peter Cattermole ...  Self 5 episodes, 1977-2009
Brian May ...  Self 4 episodes, 1999-2015
Arthur C. Clarke ...  Self 3 episodes, 1963-2003
Bernard Lovell Bernard Lovell ...  Self 3 episodes, 1979-1987
Paul Abel Paul Abel ...  Self - Astronomical Imaging Expert / ... 3 episodes, 2009-2013
Colin Ronan Colin Ronan ...  Self 3 episodes, 1957-1959
David Allen David Allen ...  Self / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1982
John Mason John Mason ...  Self 3 episodes, 1981-1992
F. Graham Smith F. Graham Smith ...  Self 3 episodes, 1981-1987
Carl Sagan ...  Self 2 episodes, 1974-1997
Clyde Tombaugh ...  Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1975-2015
Chris North Chris North ...  Self - Reporter 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Marek Kukula ...  Self - Public Astronomer / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2015
A.H. Degenhardt A.H. Degenhardt ...  Self 2 episodes, 1957-1958
Henry Wildey Henry Wildey ...  Self 2 episodes, 1957-1958
Harlow Shapley Harlow Shapley ...  Self 2 episodes, 1958-1959
Roger Griffin ...  Self 2 episodes, 1959-2013
F.L. Jackon F.L. Jackon ...  Self 2 episodes, 1959-1961
Arthur Cross Arthur Cross ...  Self 2 episodes, 1971-1977
Barrie Jones Barrie Jones ...  Self 2 episodes, 1973-2004
Jocelyn Bell Burnell Jocelyn Bell Burnell ...  Self 2 episodes, 1976-1978
Iain Nicolson Iain Nicolson ...  Self / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1977
Michael Bentine Michael Bentine ...  Self 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Heather Couper Heather Couper ...  Self 2 episodes, 1978-1984
Fred Hoyle ...  Self 2 episodes, 1978-1982
Eugene Cernan ...  Self 2 episodes, 1982-2007
Alec Boksenberg Alec Boksenberg ...  Self / ... 2 episodes, 1982-1988
David Malin David Malin ...  Self / ... 2 episodes, 1982
Andrew Lyne Andrew Lyne ...  Self 2 episodes, 1991
Jon Culshaw ...  Patrick Moore 2 episodes, 2007-2011
Tim Gregory Tim Gregory ...  Self - Meteorite Expert / ... 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Henry Brinton Henry Brinton ...  Self 1 episode, 1963
Charles Ronan Charles Ronan ...  Self 1 episode, 1963
Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong ...  Self 1 episode, 1970
Garry Hunt Garry Hunt ...  Self 1 episode, 1979
Piers Sellers ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Helen Czerski ...  Self - Presenter 1 episode, 2014
Mark Miodownik Mark Miodownik ...  Self - Presenter 1 episode, 2014
Iain Stewart ...  Self - Presenter 1 episode, 2014
R. Edds R. Edds ...  Self 1 episode, 1957
William A. Granger William A. Granger ...  Self 1 episode, 1957
Clive Hare Clive Hare ...  Self 1 episode, 1957
C.M. Butterthwaite C.M. Butterthwaite ...  Self 1 episode, 1958
Gilbert Fielder Gilbert Fielder ...  Self 1 episode, 1958
Roger Jennison Roger Jennison ...  Self 1 episode, 1958
George Alcock George Alcock 1 episode, 1959
George Hole George Hole ...  Self 1 episode, 1959
H. Percy Wilkins H. Percy Wilkins ...  Self 1 episode, 1959
E.M. Lindsay E.M. Lindsay ...  Self 1 episode, 1964
Neil Armstrong ...  Self 1 episode, 1969
Samuel Tolansky Samuel Tolansky ...  Self 1 episode, 1969
John Beckham John Beckham ...  Self 1 episode, 1973
Henry Hatfield Henry Hatfield ...  Self 1 episode, 1973
R.J. Speer R.J. Speer ...  Self 1 episode, 1973
Vincent Reddish Vincent Reddish ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
James Ring James Ring ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Simon Mitton Simon Mitton ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Gordon Taylor Gordon Taylor ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Chandra Wickramasinghe ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Michael Fish ...  Self 1 episode, 1979
Jacqueline Mitton Jacqueline Mitton ...  Self 1 episode, 1979
David Hughes David Hughes ...  Self 1 episode, 1981
Jon Ables Jon Ables ...  Self - Director, Parkes Radio Astronomy Observatory 1 episode, 1982
Charles Capen Charles Capen ...  Self - Lowell Observatory 1 episode, 1982
Victor Clube Victor Clube ...  Self 1 episode, 1982
Dale Cruikshank Dale Cruikshank ...  Self - Mauna Kea Observatory 1 episode, 1982
Raymond Davis Raymond Davis ...  Self - Brookhaven National Observatory 1 episode, 1982
Eugene Gernan Eugene Gernan ...  Self - Commander, Apollo 17 1 episode, 1982
Antony Hewish Antony Hewish ...  Self - Director, Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory 1 episode, 1982
Malcolm S. Longair Malcolm S. Longair ...  Self - Astronomer Royal for Scotland 1 episode, 1982
Alan Pickup Alan Pickup ...  Self - UKIRT Telescope 1 episode, 1982
Graham Smith Graham Smith ...  Self - Jodrell Bank 1 episode, 1982
Alan Wright Alan Wright ...  Self - Parkes Radio Astronomy Observatory 1 episode, 1982
David Clarke ...  Self 1 episode, 1986
Andrew Murray Andrew Murray ...  Self 1 episode, 1987
Halton C. Arp Halton C. Arp ...  Self 1 episode, 1988
Eleanor Helin Eleanor Helin ...  Self 1 episode, 1988
Ken Pounds Ken Pounds ...  Self 1 episode, 1990
Harold Ridley Harold Ridley ...  Self 1 episode, 1990
John Zarnecki John Zarnecki ...  Self 1 episode, 1990
Matthew Bailes Matthew Bailes ...  Self 1 episode, 1991
Ian McHardy Ian McHardy ...  Self 1 episode, 1991
Setnam Shemar Setnam Shemar ...  Self 1 episode, 1991
Don Yeomans Don Yeomans ...  Self 1 episode, 1991
Francis Carpenter-Smith Francis Carpenter-Smith ...  Self 1 episode, 1992
Susan McKenna-Lawlor Susan McKenna-Lawlor ...  Self 1 episode, 1992
Carl Murray Carl Murray ...  Self 1 episode, 1995
Iwan Williams Iwan Williams ...  Self 1 episode, 1995
Michael Bode Michael Bode ...  Self 1 episode, 1996
John James John James ...  Self 1 episode, 1997
Glenn White Glenn White ...  Self 1 episode, 1997
Stephen Hawking ...  Self 1 episode, 2002
Martin Rees Martin Rees ...  Self 1 episode, 2002
Duncan Steel Duncan Steel ...  Self 1 episode, 2002
Colin Pillinger Colin Pillinger ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
David Head David Head ...  Observer 1 episode, 2005
Tim Rice ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Roger Angel Roger Angel ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Bruce Betts Bruce Betts ...  Self - Director of Projects The Planetary Society 1 episode, 2009
Antonin Bouchez Antonin Bouchez ...  Self - Caltech Adaptive Optics Expert 1 episode, 2009
John Castillo John Castillo ...  Self - Amateur Astronomer 1 episode, 2009
Allan Chapman Allan Chapman ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Richard Garcia Richard Garcia ...  Self - Amateur Astronomer 1 episode, 2009
Jeffrey Hoffman Jeffrey Hoffman ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Geoff Marcy Geoff Marcy ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Alex McConahay Alex McConahay ...  Self - Amateur Astronomer 1 episode, 2009
Bob Nichol Bob Nichol ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Christopher Riley Christopher Riley ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Brian Cox 1 episode, 2011
Martin Reese Martin Reese 1 episode, 2011
Ken Amor Ken Amor ...  Self - University of Oxford 1 episode, 2014
Mark Gallaway Mark Gallaway ...  Self - University of Hertfordshire 1 episode, 2014
Linton John Guise Linton John Guise ...  Self 1 episode, 2014
Abbie Hutty Abbie Hutty ...  Self - Airbus Defence and Space 1 episode, 2014
Patrick Irwin Patrick Irwin ...  Self - University of Oxford 1 episode, 2014
Karen Masters Karen Masters ...  Self - University of Portsmouth 1 episode, 2014
Clem Pryke Clem Pryke ...  Self - University of Minnesota 1 episode, 2014
Sarah Russell Sarah Russell ...  Self - Natural History Museum 1 episode, 2014
Sean Ryan Sean Ryan ...  Self - University of Hertfordshire 1 episode, 2014
Alice Bowman ...  Self - Mission Operations Manager 1 episode, 2015
Carly Howett ...  Self - Planetary Scientist 1 episode, 2015
Sarah Hörst Sarah Hörst ...  Self - Atmospheric Chemist 1 episode, 2015
Jeff Moore Jeff Moore ...  Self - Geology Lead Investigator 1 episode, 2015
John Spencer John Spencer ...  Self - Deputy Geology Lead 1 episode, 2015
Alan Stern ...  Self - Principal Investigator 1 episode, 2015
Annette Tombaugh Annette Tombaugh ...  Self 1 episode, 2015
Elme Breedt Elme Breedt ...  Self - Astronomer 1 episode, 2018
Payel Das Payel Das ...  Self - Physicist 1 episode, 2018
Wyn Evans Wyn Evans ...  Self - Astronomer 1 episode, 2018
Gerry Gilmore Gerry Gilmore ...  Self - Astronomer 1 episode, 2018
Lisa Harvey-Smith Lisa Harvey-Smith ...  Self - Astrophysicist 1 episode, 2018
Natasha Harvey-Walker Natasha Harvey-Walker ...  Self - Astrophysicist 1 episode, 2018
Tim Peake Tim Peake ...  Self - Presenter 1 episode, 2018
Antony Schinkel Antony Schinkel ...  Self - Radio Astronomer 1 episode, 2018
Steven Tingay Steven Tingay ...  Self - Radio Astronomer 1 episode, 2018
Lukasz Wyrzykowski Lukasz Wyrzykowski ...  Self - Astronomer 1 episode, 2018

Series Produced by 

Pieter Morpurgo ... producer (115 episodes, 1981-2002)
Patricia Wood ... producer (45 episodes, 1975-1981)
Paul Johnstone ... series producer / producer (42 episodes, 1957-1964)
William Lyons ... executive producer (11 episodes, 2007-2013)
Jonathan Renouf ... executive producer (10 episodes, 2017-2019)
Paul Vanezis ... producer / series producer (8 episodes, 2007-2010)
Patricia Owtram ... producer (7 episodes, 1967-1973)
Michael Lachmann ... producer / edit producer / series producer (6 episodes, 2015-2019)
John White ... assistant producer (6 episodes, 2018)
Simon Winchcombe ... series producer (6 episodes, 2018)
Jane Fletcher ... series producer (5 episodes, 2005-2013)
Steve Crabtree ... executive producer (5 episodes, 2019)
Tony Broughton ... producer (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Nick Patten ... executive producer (3 episodes, 2005-2007)
Jane Fletcher ... series producer (2 episodes, 2005-2013)
Euan McDonald Smith ... edit producer / producer (2 episodes, 2018-2019)
Ross Kirby ... producer (2 episodes, 2019)
R.W. Reid ... producer (1 episode, 1963)
Cecil Korer ... producer (1 episode, 1970)
David Cordingley ... producer (1 episode, 1980)
Patricia Wood ... producer (1 episode, 1980)
Nick Patten ... executive producer (1 episode, 2005)
Mark Scott ... producer (1 episode, 2009)
Jacqui Farnham ... edit producer (1 episode, 2015)
Giles Harrison ... series producer (1 episode, 2015)
Zoe Heron ... executive producer (1 episode, 2015)
Tim Usborne ... series producer (1 episode, 2017)
Alastair Duncan ... producer (1 episode, 2018)
Sophie Stevenson-Wright ... producer (1 episode, 2018)
Freya Ward-Smith ... producer (1 episode, 2018)
Sophie Stephenson-Wright ... producer (1 episode, 2019)

Series Music by 

Jean Sibelius ... (1 episode, 2007)

Series Cinematography by 

Jim Peirson ... (1 episode, 1982)

Series Film Editing by 

Stephen Killick ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Martin Dowell ... (2 episodes, 2009)
Saul Budd ... (2 episodes, 2018)
Matt White ... (2 episodes, 2018)
Simon Prentice ... (1 episode, 1957)
Keith Raven ... (1 episode, 1982)
Glenn Lewis ... (1 episode, 2012)
Andy Barker ... (1 episode, 2018)
Tim Hansen ... (1 episode, 2018)
Tracy Joss ... (1 episode, 2018)
Dominic Lester ... (1 episode, 2018)
Peter Shannon ... (unknown episodes)
Ant Smith ... (unknown episodes)
Brian Watkiss ... (unknown episodes)

Series Art Direction by 

Julian Nix ... (1 episode, 2011)

Series Makeup Department 

Diane Chenery-Wickens ... makeup supervisor (1 episode, 2007)

Series Production Management 

Laura Davey ... head of production (8 episodes, 2018)
Roger Houston ... production manager (5 episodes, 2018)
Raewyn Dickson ... production manager (3 episodes, 2018)
Tracey Bagley ... production executive (2 episodes, 2009-2012)
Hilary Jones ... production manager (2 episodes, 2009)
Natalie Breeden ... production manager (1 episode, 2012)
Trudi Cresser ... production manager (unknown episodes)

Series Art Department 

Carl Booth ... graphic designer (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Gary Williams ... graphic designer (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Alfred Wurmser ... animator (1 episode, 1963)
Patricia Cullen ... illlustrator (1 episode, 1964)
David Hardy ... illustrator (1 episode, 1964)
Mischa Welsh ... graphic designer (unknown episodes)

Series Sound Department 

Gerrit Swanepoel ... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 2018)
Martin Huntley ... sound (2 episodes, 2009)
John Hale ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1982)
Ron Keighley ... sound (1 episode, 1982)
Nick Flowers ... sound (1 episode, 2007)
Fiona Vooght ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 2007)
Michael Solomon ... sound recordist (1 episode, 2010)
Kate Davis ... sound mixer (1 episode, 2011)
David Cherry ... Dubbing Mixer (1 episode, 2012)
Ian Eason ... sound (1 episode, 2012)
Andy Freeth ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 2012)
Steve Williams ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 2012)
Samuel Castleton ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 2018)
Alex Marcou ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 2018)
Ross Millership ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 2018)
Zak Moss ... sound (1 episode, 2018)
Andrew Halley ... sound (unknown episodes)
Mary Milton ... sound recordist (unknown episodes)

Series Visual Effects by 

Gary Williams ... graphic design (1 episode, 2009)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Rob Hawthorne ... camera / camera operator (2 episodes, 2009)
Kendal Kempsey ... camera (2 episodes, 2018)
Barrie Foster ... camera operator (1 episode, 2007)
Jim Fyans ... camera operator (1 episode, 2007)
Martin Payne ... camera (1 episode, 2009)
Andy Davis ... camera operator (1 episode, 2012)
Shibbir Ahmed ... camera operator (1 episode, 2014)
Michael McKenna ... camera operator (1 episode, 2014)
Steve Moss ... camera (1 episode, 2018)
Toby Wilkinson ... camera (1 episode, 2018)
David Evans ... camera operator (unknown episodes)

Series Animation Department 

Eric Ilett ... animator (1 episode, 1975)

Series Editorial Department 

Sven Brooks ... on-line editor (6 episodes, 2018)
Valerie O'Riordan ... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2004-2007)
Adam Hall ... on-line editor (2 episodes, 2018)
Dennis Collett ... vt editor (1 episode, 1982)
Bob Greenwood ... assistant editor (unknown episodes)

Series Music Department 

Michael J. Langley ... Additional Music (1 episode, 2019)

Series Additional Crew 

Chris Lintott ... presenter (5 episodes, 2005-2007)
Linda Flavell ... production co-ordinator / production coordinator (2 episodes, 2009)
Jane Fletcher ... series consultant (1 episode, 2009)
Victoria Weaver ... researcher (2 episodes, 2014)
Wendy Sturgess ... researcher (1 episode, 1982)
Louise Tillard ... production assistant (1 episode, 1982)
Julie Field ... production assistant (1 episode, 2007)
Mat Irvine ... technical consultant (1 episode, 2007)
Phil Rosenberg ... astronomical researcher (1 episode, 2007)
Marilyn Ward ... production coordinator (1 episode, 2007)
Tracey Bagley ... production executive (1 episode, 2009)
Chris North ... astronomical researcher (1 episode, 2009)
Vicky Rhodes ... production co-ordinator (1 episode, 2009)
Alison Suker ... production coordinator (1 episode, 2012)
Alice Groman ... production coordinator (1 episode, 2018)
Trudi Cresser ... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Mandy Martin ... production coordinator (unknown episodes)

Series Thanks 

Stephen Killick ... thanks (unknown episodes)

See also

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