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Sir Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard

Interview with Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff has just published his autobiography and is about to embark on his 50th anniversary tour. Listen to our interview.

It all started back in 1958 when Cliff Richard and The Shadows first hit the charts with 'Move It'. 

50 years on and a knighthood later, Sir Cliff Richard is still going strong. 

Cliff and Graham Rogers

Cliff and Graham Rogers

His 50th Anniversary single 'Thank-You for a Lifetime' is already in the Top 10.  If it makes Number One, Cliff will then have achieved Number One singles in each of the past six decades.

He remains one of Britains best-loved entertainers and recently spoke to BBC Radio Wiltshire presenter Graham Rogers about his memories of 50 years at the top, his army of loyal fans and the fact that he has very few, if any regrets. 

Cliff also talks about his autobiography, 'My Life, My Way' and his forthcoming 50th Anniversary tour, 'Time Machine' which begins on 10th November with dates at Wembley Arena and Cardiff CIA.

As Cliff himself says, 'Here's to the next 50!'

last updated: 19/09/2008 at 15:15
created: 19/09/2008

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Evlyn Slade
I've been a Cliff fan ever since I can remember. I really would like to meet him in person. I've to meny of his concerts, & I just think he is the best singer I have ever known.

Sybil
Cliff is a briliant singer and he is a fantastic person I have and always be a cliff fan he is simply the best the UK must be very proud of a talented man he has done so much for various charities and he is a down to earth and well liked Man and I hope he is still singing for many many years to come A great man he is I Love Him so much. well done Cliff Sybil

Sybil
well Cliff has done so much for charity for many years including tearfund he has given us so much pleasure with his music and he is down to earth he is great. one of the Rock and Roll Greats. Britain is proud of him Ive also been a fan of cliff's I love him Sybil

Graham Smith
Great show last Friday..I have been to many concerts in the last 45 years(12 of Cliff) plus other artists. The show last Friday is the concert I have been to that is being recorded on the actual day I was there

fay dance
after a lifes time ambition to see cliff I finaly got to see him in person,on 3rd of september.spoke to him touched him and got his autographed book,and photograph,all of which he was happy to do for his fans.

Birgitta Karlsson
As a Swedish fan of Cliff,I realy enjoyed listening to this interveiw. I wish this could bee heard in Swedish musicradio,like P4. I live in Uddevalla,Sweden. Best wishes,Birgitta(Bibban)Karlsson.

Rita Kiss, Hungary
A great thank you to you, Sir Cliff Richard, who always performs on high quality.I have ordered your book and I am looking forward to reading it. May God keep you fit and healthy for the next 50 on!

nancy pareja
cliff is really wonderful. i love his songs.I've been listening to his music since the youmg ones.

Andrea Glass
Life long Cliff fan, Great Interview.Well done Cliff, another great single.Keep them coming.

josephine pang
Thanks very much for the Cliff interview. It really makes our day. We are so happy to have a chance to listen to Cliff again. His talking is as entertaining as his singing. Wow, what a thrill it is! Thanks to BBC Wiltshire and Graham Rogers for making this possible.

Rina Dawson
So nice to hear a decent interview with Cliff.Cogratulations and thanks.

Judy Howard
Thanks for a great interview, nice to listen to a broadcaster who obviously respects Cliff! Makes a great change to all the slagging off he undeservedly gets. Love Cliff's sense of humour and this came over so well. He's just a lovely man and I'm proud to have been a fan throughout his 50 years! Here's to the next 50!!!

Sue Bell
Thank you BBC Wiltshire and Graham Rogers for this brillant interview,Living in Australia, on the other side of the globe, we appreciate being able to listen to Cliff "live" via the internet.No wonder this incredible man has lasted 50 years in the entertainment industry. He is so honest and genuine and it's no surprise that his latest single is a "Thank You" to his loyal fans. Cliff realises that his fans have been the reason for his longevity.Great interview Graham, and I look forward to seeing you at Wembley Nov 14th!!

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