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Author: Austin Mitchell
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These are the highly controversial memoirs of Austin Mitchell, local TV star of the 1970s and MP for Great Grimsby. Austin was the poster boy for Calendar TV at a time when local television had a much greater impact than national TV and its stars were the celebrities of the day. Austin charts his career path and reveals how he fell into his role at Yorkshire Television and went on to become its most popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mitchell, Austin.
Calendar Boy.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Mitchell
ISBN: 9781473842168 1473842166
OCLC Number: 893731748
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents: Preface: Excuses for Egomania; Chapter One: Yesterday's Yorkshire; Chapter Two: The Birth of YTV; Chapter Three: Not So Grand Opening; Chapter Four: Enter Austin; Chapter Five: Fighting Back; Chapter Six: Seducing Yorkshire; Chapter Seven: Non-Commercial Break; Chapter Eight: Glory Days; Chapter Nine: The Fame Game; Chapter Ten: Sex on the Telly; Chapter Eleven: Politics; Chapter Twelve: The End of the Affair; Chapter Thirteen: Bye Bye, YTV; Chapter Fourteen: So Long, It's Been Good To Know You; Chapter Fifteen: Nunc Dimittis; Index.

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These are the highly controversial memoirs of Austin Mitchell, local TV star of the 1970s and MP for Great Grimsby. Austin was the poster boy for Calendar TV at a time when local television had a much greater impact than national TV and its stars were the celebrities of the day. Austin charts his career path and reveals how he fell into his role at Yorkshire Television and went on to become its most popular presenter. He reveals the truth behind some of the most popular moments in TV history, including the infamous spat between Brian Cough and Don Revie. Austin also reveals the massive differe.

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