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Friday, September 12, 2008

The only good bloke in showbiz

Had lunch with an old radio hand. Talk fell to whether it is really the case that all stars are monsters drunk on ego. He had previously had the same conversation with a very senior executive in BBC Television and put this same question to him. This individual had in the course of a long and colourful career dealt with every major star in the light entertainment firmanent. He was challenged to name one who wasn't capable of behaving like a twat. He furrowed his brow and thought hard for quite a few minutes. Then he brightened. "Rolf Harris!"