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Chapter 10:The changing face of the BBC

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Interview details

Location:  Dorset, UK
Date:  9 October 1998
 
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Credits

Interviewee: Desmond Hawkins
Interviewer: Christopher Parsons
Cameraman: Derek Kilkenny-Blake
Copyright Holder: Wildscreen

Chapters

1. The early years in radio
2. Moving to Bristol and launching The Naturalist
3. The expansion of natural history radio programmes
4. Early television
5. Working for ITV on the side
6. Developing natural history television programmes
7. Setting up the BBC Natural History Unit
8. Politics in the BBC
9. David Attenborough and Desmond Morris
10. The changing face of the BBC
11. Retirement

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Clips
The early years  in radio
1: The early years in radio
Moving to Bristol and launching The Naturalist
2: Moving to Bristol and launching The Natu...
The expansion of natural history radio programmes
3: The expansion of natural history radio p...
Early television
4: Early television
Working for ITV on the side
5: Working for ITV on the side
Developing natural history television programmes
6: Developing natural history television pr...
Setting up the BBC Natural History Unit
7: Setting up the BBC Natural History Unit
Politics in the BBC
8: Politics in the BBC
David Attenborough and Desmond Morris
9: David Attenborough and Desmond Morris
The changing face of the BBC
10: The changing face of the BBC
Retirement
11: Retirement