Narrated "A Kind of Magic", a two part program about the life and career of singer Freddie Mercury
(broadcast 26 August & 2 September 2006 on BBC Radio 2).
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In 1985 I had the unspeakable honour of being one of the broadcast team of Live Aid, which was such a remarkable experience, and when it was over I got home and I thought, well that's the highlight of my career and everyone else's, because it was the greatest jump there had been. There had not previously been an international live concert. There had been national live concerts. To have a ...
Gained degrees in History (Dartmouth College, USA) and Philosophy, Politics and Economics (University College, Oxford).
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