It’s a Green day for these Cleckheaton shoppers

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OPPORTUNITY knocked for shoppers when TV presenter Hughie Green came to Cleckheaton in 1971.

The celebrity, famous for presenting talent shows Opportunity Knocks and The Sky’s The Limit, was in town as part of the Rank Roadshow — a national touring event which was visiting towns promoting various products.

As well as being entertained with humorous anecdotes and jokes by Green, the audience of mainly housewives could saunter round the exhibition at the town hall and sample the products on show.

Willing members of the audience who took part in Green’s leg-pulling were rewarded with a £1 note or a gift.