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Thursday, 15 August, 2002, 15:29 GMT 16:29 UK
In pictures: Grandstand since 1958
Cameras at a 1950's Outside Broadcast (OB)
Grandstand's 1950s format made the most of the BBC's new camera technology

Dimmock fronted the first three shows, while Johnstone hosted the quiz show
Two of the show's early presenters: Brian Johnstone and Peter Dimmock

David Coleman on set
David Coleman hosts the show in 1959 - by then he was the face of Grandstand

Bough became one of the main anchors on Grandstand
Presenter Frank Bough with legendary singer Harry "Bing" Crosby on the set in 1975

Lynam says presenting the show took
Des Lynam made his Grandstand debut in 1979, and complete with flares and crazy collars

Rollason's appointment opened the door for the likes of Barker, Hazel Irvine and Suzie Perry
Helen Rollason was the show's first female anchor in 1990, followed by Sue Barker in 1994

Steve Rider, David Coleman, Peter Dimmock, Des Lynam and Frank Bough
From 1958 to the present - all the presenters get together for the show's 40th anniversary


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