4 Extra Debut. Politician and broadcaster David Mellor chooses the conductor Sir Thomas Beecham. With Matthew Parris. From April 2009.
Matthew Parris presents the biographical series in which his guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
Politician and broadcaster David Mellor promotes the life of Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor and founder of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He was known for his wit and energy, which spawned a huge number of anecdotes, but which of them are true?