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Michael Parkinson was educated at Barnsley Grammar School. He left at the age of 16 and his ambition of becoming a professional cricketer was dashed when he was rejected by Yorkshire County Cricket Club. He turned to journalism, worked on several local newspapers in Yorkshire before joining the Manchester Guardian. Michael covered all sorts, from ... See full bio »
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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I knew Savile [Jimmy Savile]. I didn't much like him. That's not hindsight. I couldn't understand why he became so popular. But I'll make one observation about the BBC. The BBC got a kicking on that. But at least he had a reason for being at the BBC. He was employed by the BBC and he had to work there. What on earth was he doing, what was his reason to be at Broadmoor? What was his reason to be ... See more »


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