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S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - show notes

 
 

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S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - summary

Chat show legend Sir Michael Parkinson joined Olly for a glass of wine and a chat about his life and career so far. It's an entertaining romp through his many experiences as a television personality, as well as his earlier years in the army and starting out as a journalist.

S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - timeline

 
 
  • 02:55 - Yates' Wine Lodge was a chain of wine bars especially popular in northern England
  • 04:30 - Sir Michael gave the Australia Day address in 2011
 
 
  • 05:52 - Sir Michael grew in up Grimethorpe, a mining village in Yorkshire
  • 06:33 - Ingrid Bergman was a Hollywood film star
  • 06:37 - the Rock Cinema was in Cudworth, near where Sir Michael grew up
  • 08:08 - this episode is brought to you by Yalumba
  • 09:08 - Fleet Street was the centre of London journalism
  • 10:07 - El Vino is a legendary wine bar on Fleet Street
  • 11:36 - Sir Michael had a chat show on BBC television between 1971 and 2004
  • 12:03 - The first guest on Parkinson was actor Terry Thomas
  • 13:34 - Granada television is the ITV network for northern England
  • 14:54 - Sir Michael appears on the cover of the Wings album Band On The Run
 
 
 
 
  • 20:08 - Graham Norton produces his own range of New Zealand wine
  • 21:10 - Michael Winner was a famous British film producer and latterly restaurant critic
  • 23:23 - Olly gives Sir Michael a bottle of Georges Vernay, Les Challiées de l'Enfer 2012 Condrieu. The average price is £69 per bottle.
 
 

S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - production notes

  • Recorded on 23 May 2017 in central London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.1.3, Garageband 10.1.6
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