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Starring James Bellini (1990)
Chris Tarrant (1991)
Richard Madeley (1992-1993)
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 4
No. of episodes 24 (plus 1 Christmas special)
Running time 30mins (inc. comms)
50mins (Xmas special)
Production company(s) Granada Television
Original network ITV
Picture format 4:3
Original release 25 July 1990 (1990-07-25) – 24 May 1993 (1993-05-24)
Related shows Cluedo (Australian version)

Cluedo was a UK television game show. It was based on the Cluedo board game. Each week, a reenactment of the murder of a visiting guest at the home Arlington Grange was played. Questions would be asked of the suspects. Only the murderer could lie. Using deduction, celebrity guests had to discover who committed the murder, which of six weapons was used and in which room it was committed. Viewers were invited to play along at home.

The show's six suspects were the original from the board game. The show's six weapons were different between episodes. The show's six rooms were: the Drawing Room, the Kitchen, the Dining Room, the Billiard Room, the Library and the Study.


Character Series 1 (1990) Christmas special (1990) Series 2 (1991) Series 3 (1992) Series 4 (1993)
Presenter James Bellini James Bellini Chris Tarrant Richard Madeley Richard Madeley
Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock Stephanie Beacham Kate O'Mara Rula Lenska Susan George Joanna Lumley
Col. Mike Mustard Robin Ellis David Robb Michael Jayston Lewis Collins Leslie Grantham
Rev. Jonathan Green Robin Nedwell Derek Nimmo Richard Wilson Christopher Biggins Nicholas Parsons
Prof. Peter Plum Kristoffer Tabori Ian Lavender David McCallum Tom Baker John Bird
Miss Vivienne Scarlett Tracy Louise Ward Toyah Willcox Koo Stark Lysette Anthony Jerry Hall
Mrs. Blanche White June Whitfield Joan Sims Mollie Sugden Pam Ferris Liz Smith

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