First transmitted in 1998, Michael Parkinson's guests are Billy Connolly, who talks about his flourishing acting career and how he used an apple to try to help him sleep better, and Sir David Attenborough who tells anecdotes about the sex life of the Penduline Tit and explains how a carrion crow uses traffic lights and the wheel of a lorry to crack walnuts.

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49 minutes

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Fri 25 Jun 1999 22:20

BBC Four Talk Collection

BBC Four Talk Collection
This programme is part of Talk - a collection of interviews with some of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

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Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestDavid Attenborough
Interviewed GuestBilly Connolly
DirectorStuart McDonald
ProducerBeatrice Ballard

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