Opportunity Knocks


Opportunity Knocks comes to Hull in June 1965 to audition new talent

ABC Television’s top-rating programme, ‘Opportunity Knocks’, returns to the screens on Saturday, July 3rd. Peter Dulay, producer of the programme for ABC Television was at the Skyline Ballroom, Jameson Street, Hull, recently to audition artistes from the East Riding of Yorkshire.

During the course of his visit, more than 200 acts were auditioned. The pictures on this page show some of the artistes who may well be on their way to fame and fortune.



The Lee Barnard Collection in the Transdiffusion archives

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  1. Roger Layne (Tye) pictured above is my father, he sadly passed away in January this year, we have heard many stories about his appearance on opportunity knocks, I wonder if you have any other photos or videos of the auditions which you might share. Yours in hope, Matthew

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