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Richard Burton

Michael Parkinson looks back at his 1974 interview with Richard Burton. Parkinson persuaded him to talk candidly about his career, love life and drink problems.

Michael Parkinson looks back at his unique interview with talented and troubled film star Richard Burton. Back in 1974, Burton was battling against alcoholism and had spent six weeks in hospital for treatment prior to the interview. Parkinson persuaded him to talk candidly about his career, love life and drink problems.

40 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Parkinson
Interviewed Guest Richard Burton
Director Annie Lewis
Producer Tony Moss

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