David Attenborough In His Own Words

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An audio portrait of Sir David Attenborough, Britain's best-known natural history film-maker.

An audio portrait of Sir David Attenborough, Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. Here he discusses his life and achievements in this collection of BBC radio and TV interviews: Parkinson (broadcast on BBC One, 20th December 1975, featuring Michael Parkinson), Profile (broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 1st July 1976, featuring Kathleen Cheesmond), Desert Island Discs (broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 10th March 1979, featuring Roy Plomley), Desert Island Discs (broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 25th December 1998, featuring Sue Lawley), Mark Lawson Talks To David Attenborough (broadcast on BBC Four, 27th February 2005, featuring Mark Lawson), Front Row (broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 26th October 2011, featuring Mark Lawson) and Desert Island Discs (broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 29th January 2012, featuring Kirsty Young).

Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born 8 May 1926) is a British broadcaster and naturalist.

His career as the face and voice of natural history programmes has endured for more than 50 years. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of all life on the planet. He is also a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won a BAFTA in black and white, colour, HD and 3D.

SKU9781471327346
Release Date 06-12-2012

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