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Sir David Frost: That Was the Life That Was (2013)

The life of Sir David Frost as told by Stephen Fry. Featuring David Frost's three sons, his friends and the political figures who were interviewed by him, who also became his friends. The ... See full summary »

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Himself - Narrator (voice)
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Himself (archive footage)
Joan Bakewell ...
Herself - Broadcaster and Journalist (as Dame Joan Bakewell)
Andrew Marr ...
Himself - Broadcaster and Journalist
Michael Grade ...
Himself - Broadcast Executive / LWT Director of Programmes, 1977-1981 (as Lord Grade)
George Frost ...
Himself - Son
Miles Frost ...
Himself - Son
Eve Pollard ...
Herself - Journalist
John Birt ...
Himself - BBC Director-General, 1992-2000 (as Lord Birt)
Greg Dyke ...
Himself - BBC Director-General, 2000-2004
Wilfred Frost ...
Himself - Son
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Himself - Writer and Political Aide
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Himself - Prime Minister, 1997-2007
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Himself - Broadcaster and Journalist (as Sir Michael Parkinson)
Barry Cryer ...
Himself - Writer, 'The Frost Report'
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The life of Sir David Frost as told by Stephen Fry. Featuring David Frost's three sons, his friends and the political figures who were interviewed by him, who also became his friends. The story of the pioneer in broadcasting who conducted The Nixon Interviews. Written by Sally Norris

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19 October 2013 (UK)  »

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£250,000 (estimated)
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[Michael Parkinson is interviewing David Frost on his chat show "Parkinson"]
Michael Parkinson: What are the areas that you care *not* to be asked about?
[David Frost grins]
David Frost: Very good question. Isn't that a good question? Could I just make a note of that?
[David Frost pulls out a pen and paper, and jots down the question for future use when he is interviewing anyone]
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Features The Frost Programme (1966) See more »

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