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Michael Parkinson (II)

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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(Book) Michael Parkinson on Cricket Publisher: Coronet Books ISBN 0340825081 See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Sir Michael Parkinson


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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To talk to people who'd flown missions over Germany as well as played Hamlet was to deal with a different creature. There was a hinterland, a background, a testimony to having lived a life other than that bounded by the proscenium arch. That's what made the Seventies so rich for me. Today, it's different. Not worse, just different. There are the big stars but in the main, they don't have the ... See more »


Named as the first Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University on 12th June 2008. See more »


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