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Inside story

Author: Greg Dyke
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On 28 January 2004, four years to the day after becoming a much-loved Director-General of the BBC, Greg Dyke left his post after the biggest conflict between the government and the BBC in living memory. The Iraq war had claimed another victim." "Now Greg Dyke tells his side of the story, and reveals in characteristically frank style not only the background to the controversial events that led to his departure but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Greg Dyke; Greg Dyke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Dyke
ISBN: 0007192339 9780007192335 0007193645 9780007193646
OCLC Number: 56760468
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Three days in January --
The first thirty years --
Into television --
A year at TV-am --
TVS and back to LWT --
Running and losing LWT --
Joining the BBC --
The BBC years (1) --
The BBC years (2) --
Why did they cry? --
Television and sport --
Gilligan, Kelly, and Hutton --
Why Hutton was wrong --
Some final thoughts.
Responsibility: Greg Dyke.

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`"How did a short bald, man with a speech impediment have such an impact?" How indeed? Like his life, "Inside Story" is a pacy romp. Honest and heartfelt, it should be required reading.' Observer  Read more...

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`Formidable.'' Guardian `Very entertaining and lots of jokes.' Daily Mail `Both Dyke's critics and admirers will find what they want in this straightforward book.' Evening Standard Read more...

 
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