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When Frost Met Bakewell: Joan Bakewell at 80

Pioneering female BBC broadcaster of the 1960s, Joan Bakewell subjects herself to an interrogation by David Frost, looking back on more than 50 years at the heart of television and a life often lived in the glare of celebrity. From her early years as the face of Late Night Line Up, the end-of-the-day live programme that broke the rules of polite television, through to her days on Newsnight, covering arts, entertainment, politics and even pornography, this no-holds barred interview recalls how it was to be a lone woman at the BBC, the fun she had in swinging London and how she came to be branded 'the thinking man's crumpet'.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 18 Apr 2013 00:45

Credits

Role Contributor
InterviewerDavid Frost
InterviewerDavid Frost
Interviewed GuestJoan Bakewell
Interviewed GuestJoan Bakewell
DirectorGeorgina Leslie
DirectorGeorgina Leslie
Executive ProducerBasil Comely
Executive ProducerBasil Comely

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