Bob Holness

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Bob
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Holness
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Interview Number: 
513
Interview Date(s): 
6 Mar 2002
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Started in Theatre. Apprentice printer . Family emigrated to South Africa in 1950. Got job in Theatre company in Durban. As assistant stage manager. Got married to another actress. Got job on SA radio on Springbok Radio. Daily magazine show on SABC. Ads as well. Returned to London job with Granada TV. Commuted to Manchester. Junior Criss Cross Quiz and general reporting & presenting.1961-1963. Feelance music presenter. Bush House BBC World Service. Called Anyhing Goes. Daily show ITV & SKY. Blockbusters. Did training films for MOD.  LBC celebrity interviews. Then on to presenter tutoring. BBC Call my Bluff as chairman. LBC radio with Douglas Cameron early morning show.

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