Detailsâ... I count myself a lucky man to have worked with a man as talented, funny and good natured as Johnnie Hamp.â Michael Parkinson. During a show business career spanning six decades Johnnie Hamp has worked with most of the major British and American stars including; The Beatles, Woody Allen, Burt Bacharach, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and Peter Sellers as well as creating the award-winning series The Comedians. Although a talented television presenter and variety artiste Johnnie Hamp is best known as a top television producer. Devising over two thousand programmes he was responsible for the first major appearances of countless artistes as well as interviewing Hollywood heavyweights including Gene Kelly, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman. Donât miss the chance to get behind the scenes in the golden age of British television with âMr Showbusiness,â in conversation with Liverpoolâs own Spencer Leigh.