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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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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 ...
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Miles Frost ...
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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 ...
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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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John Birt: At our regular lunches I would, as friends do, chastise him and say "David, you're going to have to think about drawing a discreet and gentle end to your broadcasting career, and leading your life in a different way". And he'd say "No, no, no, no".
Joan Bakewell: None of us want to give up. And one of the things I said to David recently "Are you going to give up?" And he said "No, are you?"
Michael Grade: He was never going to retire. As long as there was work to be done, television cameras to appear in front of, he'd have ...
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