Alan Whicker’s Journey of a Lifetime « Taylor Herring

Alan Whicker’s Journey of a Lifetime

Posted on February 16th, 2009 James in Celebrity PR,Television PR,Travel PR.

alanwhickerCelebrating a remarkable fifty years on our screens, broadcasting legend and undisputed travel king Alan Whicker dusts down his suitcase for a nostalgic  journey around the globe.

The four x 60 minute specials will be broadcast on BBC Two starting Wednesday 25th March at 9pm.

Whicker revisits some of his most groundbreaking interviews, favourite destinations and reflects on his incredibly varied life and career.  In this landmark series, Alan Whicker takes us on an autobiographical journey through the second half of the 20th century. Classic clips from Whicker’s World are inter-cut with new material as the nation’s best-known international reporter retraces his steps, catches up with past interviewees and reflects on how the world has changed – for good and bad – over the last six decades.

An extraordinary series reveals the number of genuine TV firsts established by Whicker – moments that have been endlessly copied ever since. Apart from landmark interviews with a diverse mix of characters ranging from Papa Doc to John Paul Getty, Whicker was a pioneer who brought subjects including plastic surgery, fox-hunting, bull-fighting, gay weddings, polygamy, swinging and gun-toting cops, fly-on-the-wall style, to British screens for the first time. There’s also the poignant, prophetic last ever interview given by Peter Sellers in 1979 in Beverly Hills, where the actor eerily predicts his own death shortly before tragically suffering a fatal heart attack.

Produced by DCD Media-owned September Films.

Alan Whicker is available for limited interviews. Contact [email protected]

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