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Give Me Ten Seconds , by John Sergeant (Correspondent & Journalist's 2001 Memoirs, Anecdotes 2 tapes)

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A deliciously funny insider account of British politics and of the BBC from one of our most highly regarded and well-liked broadcasters.

By 2001, John Sergeant was ITN's Political Editor. Before then, he spent thirty years at the BBC, latterly as their Political Correspondent. In addition, his appearances on shows such as 'Have I Got News for You' and 'Room 101', as well as Radio 4's 'News Quiz' have proven him to have an inspired comic turn.

This memoir will take us from his rather curious childhood, to his flirtation with show-business as part of the sixties satire boom ; and from his early years in journalism, to his long career at the BBC.

Memorably hand-bagged by Margaret Thatcher on the steps of the Paris Embassy, when she failed to win the Conservative Party leadership contest, Sergeant has been the man on the spot, for most of the major news stories of the Eighties and Nineties.

He also has a wealth of funny anecdotes, featuring many of the key political figures of our times, and his understanding of the labyrinthine workings of Westminster - and also, of the corridors of Broadcasting House - is second-to-none.

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Author(s):
Sergeant , John
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
MacMillan
Title:
Give Me Ten Seconds

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A deliciously funny insider account of British politics and of the BBC from one of our most highly regarded and well-liked broadcasters.

By 2001, John Sergeant was ITN's Political Editor. Before then, he spent thirty years at the BBC, latterly as their Political Correspondent. In addition, his appearances on shows such as 'Have I Got News for You' and 'Room 101', as well as Radio 4's 'News Quiz' have proven him to have an inspired comic turn.

This memoir will take us from his rather curious childhood, to his flirtation with show-business as part of the sixties satire boom ; and from his early years in journalism, to his long career at the BBC.

Memorably hand-bagged by Margaret Thatcher on the steps of the Paris Embassy, when she failed to win the Conservative Party leadership contest, Sergeant has been the man on the spot, for most of the major news stories of the Eighties and Nineties.

He also has a wealth of funny anecdotes, featuring many of the key political figures of our times, and his understanding of the labyrinthine workings of Westminster - and also, of the corridors of Broadcasting House - is second-to-none.

Author(s):
Sergeant , John
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
MacMillan
Title:
Give Me Ten Seconds

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