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Maggie Philbin interview: Tomorrow's world for the next generation

28 October 2012 5:01 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The former technology show presenter on her hopes for TeenTech, which hosts science events for youngsters

I was a slightly awkward 13-year-old when I met Maggie Philbin. I'd won a competition to design a logo for unleaded petrol, and she presented the prizes to a group of us assembled in an ugly and inappropriately corporate conference centre in Westminster. The real prize, of course, was meeting the Tomorrow's World presenter, who represented the glamour of primetime television, the inspiration of a successful and authoritative woman, and the wonder of some incredible technology, much of which has become central to our lives.

Twenty-three years after she finished her seven-year stint presenting the BBC's flagship science and technology show, any mention of Philbin triggers a flurry of nostalgia among people of a certain age. Typical tweets about her describe her enthusiasm, her skill at translating complex ideas and willingness to sacrifice her »

- Jemima Kiss

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