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Time to remember Cliff Michelmore RIP

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Cliff Michelmore, a familiar figure in BBC radio and TV broadcasting since the 1940s, has died in hospital aged 96.

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    Here he is with his wife, Jean Metcalfe, behind the Two Way Family Favourites microphone.
     
  2. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    The voice of my childhood.
     
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  3. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

     
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  4. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    With a song in my heart, I behold your adorable face.:D
     
  5. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    RIP Cliff - apparently he was still driving to his local supermarket only 6 weeks ago - at 96! Respect!
     
  6. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    I remember him and his shows and work.I used to like his travel shows and that wonderful comfortable voice.Sadly missed from the world.
     
  7. Jesmond12

    Jesmond12 Star commenter

    RIP Cliff. You were the spitting image of my father who passed away a few years ago.
     
  8. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Reminds me off chopping the mint or mixing the mustard for my mother on a Sunday.
     
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  9. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    As well as talking about the referendum even more recently than six weeks. His son spoke very lovingly of him this morning.
     
  10. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    He reminded me a bit of my dad. (Except my dad was a horrible man.)

    Yes, Sunday lunch.
     
  11. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    Yep. Wasn't he also on Nationwide? Or am I thinking of Tonight.

    He was a fixture on our TV early evening anyway, or so it seems.
     
  12. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    My job too! (Or one of them)

    (We used to have a gadget for chopping the mint which I've never seen since. It was like a roller, formed from several sharp-eged discs.)
     
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  13. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    I had a blade wth an over head handle when it was my job to chop the mint!
     
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