In addition to documentaries my archive includes numerous interviews recorded for radio features and programmes over the last two decades, including Anthony Quayle, Peter Cushing and Patrick Moore. Here’s a selection of my favourites.
Legendary radio presenter whose broadcasting career began in the North Sea on pirate radio in the early 1960s and soon moved to the BBC when he joined Radio 1 and later presented on Radio 2.
Internationally renowned actor with credits that range from Shakespeare’s Falstaff on BBC television to Hollywood blockbusters that include Lawrence of Arabia and The Battle of the River Plate.
The very popular Irish comedian, whose BBC television series became compulsive viewing in the 1960s, 70s and 80s, discusses his life and career. Recorded in his dressing room at the Haymarket Theatre in London.
Broadcast journalist and presenter of BBC television’s Question Time talks about his career, his brother and fellow journalist Jonathan and his father, the ground breaking broadcaster, Richard Dimbleby.
The popular radio presenter who started his career as a continuity announcer on the Home Service, served with the BBC for over 30 years, 23 of them as the presenter of Radio 2’s early evening programme.
The urbane radio presenter, who started his career on the pirate ships of the 1960s and has worked on national and local radio in the UK ever since. Currently he presents Sounds of the Seventies on BBC Radio 2.
The popular actor whose trademark ears made him memorable as Mr. Rumbold in the classic BBC television comedy series Are You Being Served? set in the fictional department store, Grace Brothers.
Acclaimed astronomer and author of 70 books who presented the BBC’s The Sky at Night since 24 April 1957, making it the world’s longest-running television programme with a single presenter.
Best-selling crime writer most famous for a series of detective novels starring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh. Her first book, Cover Her Face, was published in 1962 when she was 42 years of age.
One of the kindest people anyone could wish to meet, a personality that’s at odds with the horror characters that he has played in numerous Hammer Films since The Curse of Frankenstein in 1958.
Broadcaster who became the face of BBC television news for nearly thirty years between 1954 and 1982. His career also included cameo appearances in two episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
The much-loved comedy actor who appeared in The Beatles film Hard Day’s Night and The Three Musketeers. Roy died tragically following a riding accident while filming The Return of the Musketeers in 1989.