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David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster

by Sir David Attenborough

David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster Synopsis

David Attenborough is one of the most influential, admired and best-liked figures in television. When, aged 26, he applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - he was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application letter and asked, would he like to try television? He would, and almost 60 years later he is still at it. Elegantly told and often very funny, his story includes how he introduced colour television to Britain, and the background to his epic series, such as Life on Earth and Life in Cold Blood. 16 CDs. 19 hrs 23 mins.

David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster Press Reviews

David Attenborough wears his achievements lightly and there as many laughs here as there are animals * Michael Palin * What shines through most of all is his enthusiasm * Sunday Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408467503
Publication date: 7th October 2010
Author: Sir David Attenborough
Publisher: BBC Physical Audio an imprint of BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
Format: CD-Audio
Categories: Autobiography: arts & entertainment, Television, Wildlife: general interest,

About Sir David Attenborough

David Attenborough's media career has spanned 60 years, and his extraordinary contribution to natural history broadcasting and film-making has brought him international recognition, from Life on Earth (1979) to Frozen Planet (2011). He has achieved many professional awards, honours and merits, including the CBE and OM, and was knighted in 1985.

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