The Gambaccini Years

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Paul Gambaccini is the only broadcaster who has presented regular programmes on BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4.

2013 marked his 40th anniversary in British broadcasting, since his arrival at Radio 1 in 1973 from American college radio and Rolling Stone magazine.

In a series of special shows, recorded with an audience, Paul and invited guests look back, with extracts from some of his all-time favourite interviews. The programmes cover interviews with his pop music heroes, as well as with major figures from the world of theatre, cinema and comedy, conducted during his time as a presenter and interviewer on arts programmes such as Kaleidoscope.

Joining Paul for the first in the series are music legends Elton John and Joan Armatrading, lyricist Tim Rice, writer and former Python Michael Palin and fellow music broadcaster Bob Harris.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2013.

Paul Gambaccini celebrates a long career with guests including Elton John and Bob Harris

Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain

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Paul Gambaccini is the only broadcaster who has presented regular programmes on BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4.

2013 marked his 40th anniversary in British broadcasting, since his arrival at Radio 1 in 1973 from American college radio and Rolling Stone magazine.

In the second part of his look back, Paul remembers Kenny Everett, his success with Tim Rice on the Guinness Books of Hit Singles, and his interviews backstage at Live Aid.

With special guests: Michael Palin, Joan Armatrading, Tim Rice and Bob Harris.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2013.

Paul remembers Kenny Everett, working with Tim Rice and backstage interviews at Live Aid.

Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain

Paul Gambaccini and guests reflect on his forty years in British broadcasting.

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Paul Gambaccini is the only broadcaster who has presented regular programmes on BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4.

2013 marked his 40th anniversary in British broadcasting, since his arrival at Radio 1 in 1973 from American college radio and Rolling Stone magazine.

In the third part of his look back, Paul recalls the 1980s campaign to make the public aware of the threat posed by AIDS. Chief Executive of the Terence Higgins Trust, Sir Nick Partridge helps recalls the work they did together to raise funds for AIDS related causes.

Paul also reminisces about his favourite moments from Radio 4’s Kaleidoscope, with fellow presenter Tim Marlow; and about his time as a broadcaster at Classic FM, with former colleague Nick Bailey.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2013.

Paul Gambaccini looks back at 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain, with special guests.

Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain

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2013 marked his 40th anniversary in British broadcasting, since his arrival at Radio 1 in 1973 from American college radio and Rolling Stone magazine.

In a series of special shows, recorded with an audience, Paul and invited guests look back, with extracts from some of his all-time favourite interviews. The programmes cover interviews with his pop music heroes, as well as with major figures from the world of theatre, cinema and comedy, conducted during his time as a presenter and interviewer on arts programmes such as Kaleidoscope.

Guests in this edition include Jude Kelly of London's South Bank Centre and Tim Marlow of The White Cube Gallery. Paul recalls favourite interviews he has conducted with personal heroes such as Dave Brubeck, Stephen Sondheim and Bob Newhart.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2013.

Paul Gambaccini celebrates a long career with guests including Jude Kelly and Tim Marlow.

Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain

2013 marked his 40th anniversary in British broadcasting, since his arrival at Radio 1 in 1973 from American college radio and Rolling Stone magazine.

In a series of special shows, recorded with an audience, Paul and invited guests look back, with extracts from some of his all-time favourite interviews. The programmes cover interviews with his pop music heroes, as well as with major figures from the world of theatre, cinema and comedy, conducted during his time as a presenter and interviewer on arts programmes such as Kaleidoscope.

Guests in this edition include Jude Kelly of London's South Bank Centre and Tim Marlow of The White Cube Gallery. Paul recalls favourite interviews he has conducted with personal heroes such as Dave Brubeck, Stephen Sondheim and Bob Newhart.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2013.

Paul Gambaccini celebrates a long career with guests including Jude Kelly and Tim Marlow.

Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain