|The Fuller Picture - The Simon Fuller Story||20200524||Nicki Chapman tells the story of the entrepreneur and artist manager Simon Fuller.|
Nicki Chapman tells the story of the entrepreneur and artist manager Simon Fuller.
The founder of XIX Entertainment, and the creator of one of the most popular TV shows in America of the last ten years - American Idol – Fuller is best known for his work in discovering and guiding artists including Annie Lennox, The Spice Girls, Amy Winehouse, Will Young, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson.
He went on to oversee the careers of David Beckham, Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton, Tour De France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins and Grand Slam winning tennis champion Andy Murray, as well as being the joint owner of two highly respected fashion businesses with the designers Roland Mouret and Victoria Beckham.
In his first in-depth broadcast interview, Fuller talks to Nicki Chapman about how he created the Idol franchise, why and how he has sought to keep a low profile, and why 19 is still his lucky number.
With specially recorded contributions from David and Victoria Beckham, Annie Lennox, Jennifer Lopez, Will Young, Cathy Dennis, American Idol mentor Randy Jackson, host Ryan Seacrest, music executives Lucian Grainge and Chris Blackwell, singer Keith Urban, songwriter Diane Warren and designer Roland Mouret.
Presented by Nicki Chapman
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince.
(First broadcast in 2014.)