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Genome: [r4 Bd=19971020]

WF Deedes reads the first part of his autobiography, abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams.

Producer Clive Stanhope

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971020]

Unknown: Wf Deedes

Unknown: Katrin Williams.

Producer: Clive Stanhope

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971021]

WF Deedes reads from his autobiography. The Morning Post has been taken over by The Daily

Telegraph, and Deedes is a reporter covering the prelude to war - before joining the army and experiencing action himself.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971021]

Unknown: Wf Deedes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971022]

WF Deedes reads the third part of his autobiography. In 1950, Deedes becomes an MP. Churchill gives him a job at the Ministry of Housing, and Macmillan invites him into the cabinet.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971023]

WF Deedes reads the fourth part of his autobiography. After the first election in 1974, Deedes returns to The Daily Telegraph full time as its new editor.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971024]

WF Deedes reads a final extract from his autobiography. Max Hastings invites Lord Deedes to be his leading feature writer, enabling Deedes to visit the Philippines and to accompany

Diana, Princess of Wales, to Bosnia.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971024]

Unknown: Max Hastings

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971020]

WF Deedes reads the first part of his autobiography, abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams.

Producer Clive Stanhope

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971020]

Unknown: Wf Deedes

Unknown: Katrin Williams.

Producer: Clive Stanhope

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971021]

WF Deedes reads from his autobiography. The Morning Post has been taken over by The Daily

Telegraph, and Deedes is a reporter covering the prelude to war - before joining the army and experiencing action himself.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971021]

Unknown: Wf Deedes

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971022]

WF Deedes reads the third part of his autobiography. In 1950, Deedes becomes an MP. Churchill gives him a job at the Ministry of Housing, and Macmillan invites him into the cabinet.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971023]

WF Deedes reads the fourth part of his autobiography. After the first election in 1974, Deedes returns to The Daily Telegraph full time as its new editor.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971024]

WF Deedes reads a final extract from his autobiography. Max Hastings invites Lord Deedes to be his leading feature writer, enabling Deedes to visit the Philippines and to accompany

Diana, Princess of Wales, to Bosnia.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19971024]

Unknown: Max Hastings

011997102019981214
20040906 (BBC7)
20040907 (BBC7)
20050704 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20050704 (BBC7)
20050705 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads the first part of his autobiography, abridged by Katrin Williams in five parts.

After leaving Harrow early, Bill Deedes joins the Morning Post.

His first major assignment is to cover the war in Abyssinia in 1936, along with Evelyn Waugh.

In this first instalment Deedes talks about the many Aunts he had and the large home within which he lived in East Kent.

Episode 1 of 5

Lord Deedes looks back on the years of his youth.

Episode 1 of 5.

011997102019981214
20040906 (BBC7)
20040907 (BBC7)
20050704 (BBC7)
20050705 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads the first part of his autobiography, abridged by Katrin Williams in five parts.

After leaving Harrow early, Bill Deedes joins the Morning Post.

His first major assignment is to cover the war in Abyssinia in 1936, along with Evelyn Waugh.

In this first instalment Deedes talks about the many Aunts he had and the large home within which he lived in East Kent.

Episode 1 of 5

Lord Deedes looks back on the years of his youth.

021997102119981215
20040907 (BBC7)
20040908 (BBC7)
20050705 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20050705 (BBC7)
20050706 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads from his autobiography.

The Morning Post has been taken over by the Daily Telegraph, and Bill Deedes is a reporter covering the prelude to war.

Then he joins the army and experiences action himself (2/5).

It is the run up to the Second World War and our reporter moves to the Daily Telegraph.

021997102119981215
20040907 (BBC7)
20040908 (BBC7)
20050705 (BBC7)
20050706 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads from his autobiography.

The Morning Post has been taken over by the Daily Telegraph, and Bill Deedes is a reporter covering the prelude to war.

Then he joins the army and experiences action himself (2/5).

It is the run up to the Second World War and our reporter moves to the Daily Telegraph.

031997102219981216
20040908 (BBC7)
20040909 (BBC7)
20050706 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20050706 (BBC7)
20050707 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads the third part of his autobiography, abridged by Katrin Williams in five parts.

In 1950, Deedes becomes MP for Ashford.

Churchill gives him his first job at the Ministry of Housing, and Macmillan invites him to join the cabinet.

Before long, he is caught up in the Profumo scandal.

Our reporter Deedes intends to become an MP and finds himself in competition with Ted Heath.

Our reporter intends to become an MP and finds himself in competition with Ted Heath.

031997102219981216
20040908 (BBC7)
20040909 (BBC7)
20050706 (BBC7)
20050707 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads the third part of his autobiography, abridged by Katrin Williams in five parts.

In 1950, Deedes becomes MP for Ashford.

Churchill gives him his first job at the Ministry of Housing, and Macmillan invites him to join the cabinet.

Before long, he is caught up in the Profumo scandal.

Our reporter Deedes intends to become an MP and finds himself in competition with Ted Heath.

Our reporter intends to become an MP and finds himself in competition with Ted Heath.

041997102319981217
20040909 (BBC7)
20040910 (BBC7)
20050707 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20050707 (BBC7)
20050708 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads the fourth part of his autobiography, abridged by Katrin Williams in five parts.

The Conservatives lose the first election in 1974, and Deedes decides not to stand at the next one.

He returns to the Daily Telegraph full time as its new editor.

A detailed account of the Profumo affair and Deedes' first meeting with Mary Whitehouse.

a detailed account of the Profumo affair and his first meeting with Mary Whitehouse.

Episode 4 of 5.

041997102319981217
20040909 (BBC7)
20040910 (BBC7)
20050707 (BBC7)
20050708 (BBC7)

W F Deedes reads the fourth part of his autobiography, abridged by Katrin Williams in five parts.

The Conservatives lose the first election in 1974, and Deedes decides not to stand at the next one.

He returns to the Daily Telegraph full time as its new editor.

A detailed account of the Profumo affair and Deedes' first meeting with Mary Whitehouse.

a detailed account of the Profumo affair and his first meeting with Mary Whitehouse.

Episode 4 of 5.

05 LAST1997102419981218
20040910 (BBC7)
20040911 (BBC7)
20050708 (BBC7)
20050709 (BBC7)

Bill Deedes concludes his memoirs.

He talks about his travels with Diana, Princess of Wales.

W F Deedes reads a final extract from his autobiography.

Conrad Black becomes the new owner of the Daily Telegraph.

Max Hastings is appointed editor and invites Lord Deedes to be his leading feature writer.

This enables Deedes to visit the Marcoses in the Philippines and to accompany the late Diana, Princess of Wales, to Bosnia.

Deedes talks about his travels with Diana, Princess of Wales.

05 LAST1997102419981218
20040910 (BBC7)
20040911 (BBC7)
20050708 (BBC7)
20050709 (BBC7)

Bill Deedes concludes his memoirs.

He talks about his travels with Diana, Princess of Wales.

W F Deedes reads a final extract from his autobiography.

Conrad Black becomes the new owner of the Daily Telegraph.

Max Hastings is appointed editor and invites Lord Deedes to be his leading feature writer.

This enables Deedes to visit the Marcoses in the Philippines and to accompany the late Diana, Princess of Wales, to Bosnia.

Deedes talks about his travels with Diana, Princess of Wales.