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Sir David Attenborough 'owes a lot' to Leicester

Sir David Attenborough says growing up in Leicester provided him with a rich cultural upbringing.

The presenter, speaking to BBC East Midlands Today, spoke of life in the grounds of University College, now the University of Leicester, with his brother Richard Attenborough.

He says he "owes a lot to Leicester and the people of Leicester" and hopes it is as vibrant a city today as it was in his youth.

He spoke to Geeta Pendse.

  • 01 Oct 2013
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