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Grange Hill Memories

A one-day cast reunion event held in Chiswick

Sunday 25th May 2014

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For the second Grange Hill Memories event held in 2016, click here.


Grange Hill Memories Programme CoverThe Grange Hill 'Flying Sausage'

Above left: Cover to the brochure produced for the cast reunion to which Andrew O'Day provided some guest biographies.

Above right: Surely the most memorable & iconic moment of the title sequence, by Bob Cosford.

Below: photos from the event of the guests including those taken with Andrew.


Chris Jury and Lucinda Curtis (Mr Knowles & Mrs Liz Reagan)

Above: Chris Jury and Lucinda Curtis (Mr Knowles & Mrs Liz Reagan)

Chris JuryLucinda Curtis

Above: Andrew with Chris Jury and Lucinda Curtis

Grange Hill title artist Bob CosfordGrange Hill title artist Bob Cosford

Above: Andrew with Bob Cosford, artist for the first and most remembered title sequence

Vinny Mann, Donald Waugh & Terry Sue Patt (Antoni Karamanopolis, Joseph "Hughesy" Hughes, Benny Green)Vinny Mann, Donald Waugh & Terry Sue Patt (Antoni Karamanopolis, Joseph "Hughesy" Hughes, Benny Green)

Above (l to r) : Vinny Mann, Donald Waugh & Terry Sue Patt (Antoni Karamanopolis, Joseph "Hughesy" Hughes, Benny Green)

Terry Sue PattTerry Sue Patt

Above: Andrew with Terry Sue Patt

Vinny MannVinny Mann

Above: Vinny Mann

Donald Waugh

Above: Donald Waugh

Brian Capron, Paula Ann Bland, Nicholas Pandolfi, Mark Baxter, Tony McPherson

Above: Brian Capron, Paula Ann Bland, Nicholas Pandolfi, Mark Baxter, Tony McPherson

(Mr Hopwood, Claire Scott, Matthew Cartwright, Duane Orpington, Derek 'Woody' Woods)

Brian CapronTony McPherson

Above: Brian Capron and Tony McPherson

Nicholas PandolfiMark Baxter

Above: Nicholas Pandolfi and Mark Baxter

Paula Ann BlandPaula Ann Bland

Above: Paula Ann Bland and Andrew

Mark BaxterMark Baxter

Above: Mark Baxter

Tony McPhersonTony McPherson

Above: Tony McPherson

Nicholas Pandolfi

  Above: Nicholas Pandolfi

Brian CapronBrian Capron

Above: Brian Capron

Erkan Mustafa, Melissa Wilks, Tim Polley, Lee MacDonald

Above: Erkan Mustafa, Melissa Wilks, Tim Polley, Lee MacDonald

(Roland Browning, Jackie Wright, Steven 'Banksie' Banks, Samuel 'Zammo' Maguire)

Melissa Wilks

Above / below: Melissa Wilks

Melissa WilksMelissa Wilks

Melissa WilksMelissa Wilks

Lee MacDonaldLee MacDonald

Above: Lee MacDonald

Erkan MustafaErkan Mustafa

Above: Erkan Mustafa

Tim PolleyTim Polley

Above: Tim Polley

Lee MacDonaldLee MacDonald

Above: Lee MacDonald

Tim PolleyTim Polley

Above: Tim Polley

Melissa WilksMelissa Wilks

Above: Melissa Wilks

Erkan MustafaErkan Mustafa

Above: Erkan Mustafa


Andrew wishes to thank every guest for taking the time to appear in the photographs.

Hopefully this has only been the first of many Grange Hill reunions.

The convention was organised by Grange Hill Events and more photos (including two with Andrew) can be found on their photos page.


Links to Andrew's Essays and Writings:

(© Andrew O'Day)

Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone

Gene Roddenberry’s  Star Trek

David Wickes’  Jack the Ripper and Telefantasy

‘David Wickes’ Jack the Ripper and Telefantasy EXPANDED VERSION

History and Fiction in Doctor Who

Re-reading Christopher H. Bidmead

Towards a definition of satire in Doctor Who

Robert Holmes' "Carnival of Monsters"

Surveillance and Space in Doctor Who

Peter Ling's "The Mind Robber"

Difficult Television

Difficult Television Part 2

Philip Martin’s “Vengeance on Varos”

Terrance Dicks’ “The Five Doctors”

Andrew's Interviews Page The Trip of a Lifetime

Photos remain the property of Andrew O'Day and are used with his kind permission. Site Administration by Tim Harris.

This page was first published to the internet Monday 26th May 2014.