Journalist Michael Parkinson interviews a broad range of the most famous people in the world.
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Michael Parkinson ...  Himself - Host / ... 333 episodes, 1971-2007
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Journalist Michael Parkinson interviews a broad range of the most famous people in the world.

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4 January 2000 (USA) See more »

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The first series of the show, including interviews with John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Peter Ustinov, Benny Goodman, Spike Milligan and Orson Welles, was wiped on the orders of a BBC committee. All that survives of the first series is a monochrome telerecording of his interview with Shirley MacLaine. See more »

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A fun watch
10 July 2000 | by cdentlerSee all my reviews

I saw this show on BBC America and I must say it is a fun show to watch. The host isn't particularly funny, but the guest just go off into humorous tangents with their own little anecdotes You don't have to be British to enjoy it so I suggest you catch.


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